Donate to the Professional Clothing Drive

Donate to the Professional Clothing Drive

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

So far, the DOM has collected over 200 professional clothing items and accessories as part of the CIVIC Engagement Committee’s Professional Clothing Drive. These items will benefit job seekers involved with Maryland New Directions, a non-profit organization offering no-cost employment counseling and specialized career training programs for Baltimore-area residents. It’s not too late to donate!(...)

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14th Annual Myron L. Weisfeldt Distinguished Visiting Professor in Diversity

14th Annual Myron L. Weisfeldt Distinguished Visiting Professor in Diversity

Posted by  | CME

The Department of Medicine Diversity Council and the School of Medicine Office of Diversity and Cultural Competence are thrilled to announce the visit of Dr. Ivor Benjamin as the 14th Annual Myron L. Weisfeldt Distinguished Visiting Professor in Diversity. Dr. Benjamin is professor of Medicine, Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Cell Biology and Surgery and director(...)

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IEE Award Winners

IEE Award Winners

Posted by  | Congratulations

The DOM took home all but one of the Institute for Excellence in Education's (IEE) Awards for Outstanding Achievement at their ceremony last on Friday, March 31. These peer-nominated awards recognize outstanding educators and acknowledge great achievements in education, and we are so proud to have so many honorees from our department. Congratulations to all of(...)

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Association of a Community Campaign for Better Beverage Choices With Beverage Purchases From Supermarkets

Association of a Community Campaign for Better Beverage Choices With Beverage Purchases From Supermarkets

Posted by  | Article of the Week

ARTICLE: Association of a Community Campaign for Better Beverage Choices With Beverage Purchases From Supermarkets AUTHORS: Marlene B. Schwartz, Glenn E. Schneider, Yoon-Young Choi, Xun Li, Jennifer Harris, Tatiana Andreyeva, Maia Hyary, Nicolette Highsmith Vernick, Lawrence J. Appel JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Mar 6. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.9650. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract IMPORTANCE: Data are needed to evaluate community interventions to reduce consumption of sugary drinks. Supermarket sales data can be used for(...)

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Hendrix Receives PhRMA Foundation Award in Excellence

Hendrix Receives PhRMA Foundation Award in Excellence

Posted by  | Congratulations

Craig Hendrix, professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, was recently named the recipient of the 2017 Award in Excellence from the PhRMA Foundation, which honors former foundation grant recipients for outstanding career achievements. He was presented the award last month at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

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Epic Tip of the Week: Smartlinks

Epic Tip of the Week: Smartlinks

Posted by  | Patient Care

Use Smartlinks that import radiographic impressions instead of full reports when copying imaging reports into notes.  .RISIMP24H imports impressions of imaging results from the last 24 hours, .RISIMP72H imports impressions of imaging results from the last 72 hours .RISRSLTIMP imports impressions of imaging results from the current encounter. Due to Epic guidelines, we cannot post(...)

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New Endoscopy Family Lounge Opens

New Endoscopy Family Lounge Opens

Posted by  | Patient Care

On Monday, March 27, the five-year-old Endoscopy family lounge reopened after having been under renovations since January 7. The newly renovated space, located on the main floor of the Sheikh Zayed tower, features a highly contemporary look, custom furniture, fish tanks, technology device charging ports, patient tracking monitors and a multilingual Johns Hopkins registration mural.(...)

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Microbiome Forum

Microbiome Forum

Posted by  | CME

Speaker: Heike Sichtig, PhD, Subject Matter Expert/Principal Investigator, Division of Microbiology, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Office of In Vitro Diagnostics, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Happy National Doctors’ Day!

Happy National Doctors’ Day!

Posted by  | Administration

In honor of National Doctors’ Day, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to all of our physicians who remain committed not only to this department, but to our patients. You are the lifeline that fuels this department, and we are grateful for the extraordinary efforts you put forth every day.  Despite our increasingly(...)

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