Recap of the Cardiovascular Research Retreat

Recap of the Cardiovascular Research Retreat

Posted by  | Research

The 8th Annual Cardiovascular Research Retreat organized by David Kass, director of the Institute of CardioScience took place on Friday, May 19 with lectures on cutting-edge cardiovascular disease science. Featured speakers included Zoltan Arany, MD, PhD, from University of Pennsylvania, Samia Mora, MD, MHS from Harvard Medical School, as well as Narutoshi Hibino, MD, PhD and Douglas(...)

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We Hope You Enjoyed Nurses Week

We Hope You Enjoyed Nurses Week

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

Even though Nurses Week has come and gone, I wanted to take another opportunity thank you for all you do. The care you provide our patients is second to none. You are what makes Hopkins Nursing special and are the heart of what we do. Thank you! With all of the long hours and hard(...)

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Learn How to Deliver Better Health Care & Value to Your Organization

Posted by  | Education, Leadership

Introducing the 2018 Leading Transformation for Value-Based Health Care Executive Education Program. The comprehensive content taught by experts in hands-on, engaging workshops covers everything developing leaders need to thrive in the current environment of constant change. The program structure of short, in-person beginning, middle and end onsite collaboration combined with web-based lectures respects the busy(...)

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Benefits and Harms of Osteoporosis Medications in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Benefits and Harms of Osteoporosis Medications in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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ARTICLE: Benefits and Harms of Osteoporosis Medications in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. AUTHORS: Lisa M. Wilson, Casey M. Rebholz, Ermias Jirru, Marisa Chi Liu, Allen Zhang, Jessica Gayleard, Karen A. Robinson JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2017 May 2;166(9):649-658. doi: 10.7326/M16-2752. Epub 2017 Apr 11. Abstract BACKGROUND: Complications of chronic kidney(...)

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Second Annual NETEC Site Visit

Second Annual NETEC Site Visit

Posted by  | Patient Care

The BCU team hosted the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) for their second annual Hopkins site visit on May 17-18. NETEC faculty were on hand from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Emory University and Bellevue Hospital to meet with the BCU team and to share best practices in high containment care. The(...)

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Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

Posted by  | Leadership

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) will host the annual Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar for early career faculty who aspire to leadership roles in academic medicine. The three-day, multi-cultural seminar is designed for: Senior clinical and research fellows Instructors Assistant professors Post docs (MD, PhD and MD/PhDs) The 2017 Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar(...)

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Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

Team Hopkins will be walking at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation annual Great Strides Walk on Thursday, May 25 at  Baltimore’s M&T Stadium. Registration at 5:30 p.m. Walk begins at 6 p.m. This is a short walk around the stadium followed by a happy hour with entertainment, food and drink. Participants are asked to have at least(...)

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Physician Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Following Guideline Changes: Results of a National Survey

Physician Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Following Guideline Changes: Results of a National Survey

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ARTICLE: Physician Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Following Guideline Changes: Results of a National Survey AUTHORS: Archana Radhakrishnan, Sarah A. Nowak, Andrew M. Parker, Kala Visvanathan, Craig Evan Pollack JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Apr 10. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0453. [Epub ahead of print] Different professional societies and organizations continue to disagree over the optimal time to initiate and discontinue breast cancer screening mammography and the(...)

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