Lending a Hand

Lending a Hand

Posted by  | Civic Engagement, Nursing Matters

With the season of giving nearly upon us, the DOM nursing team felt inspired to help out Moveable Feast, a local Baltimore organization that aims to foster a community that cares for men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-threatening illnesses by preparing and delivering nutritious meals and groceries and providing nutritional(...)

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Beach Receives George Engel Award

Beach Receives George Engel Award

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Mary Catherine Beach, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, received the 22nd Annual George Engel Award for Outstanding Research Contributing to the Theory, Practice and Teaching of Effective Health Care Communication and Related Skills from the Academy of Communication in Healthcare. She was presented the award at the 2017 International Conference on Communication(...)

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Association of History of Dizziness and Long-term Adverse Outcomes With Early vs Later Orthostatic Hypotension Assessment Times in Middle-aged Adults

Association of History of Dizziness and Long-term Adverse Outcomes With Early vs Later Orthostatic Hypotension Assessment Times in Middle-aged Adults

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ARTICLE: Association of History of Dizziness and Long-term Adverse Outcomes With Early vs Later Orthostatic Hypotension Assessment Times in Middle-aged Adults AUTHORS: Stephen P. Juraschek, Natalie Daya, Andreea M. Rawlings, Lawrence J. Appel, Edgar R. Miller III, B. Gwen Windham, Michael E. Griswold, Gerardo Heiss, Elizabeth Selvin JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Sep 1;177(9):1316-1323. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2937. Abstract IMPORTANCE: Guidelines recommend assessing orthostatic hypotension (OH) 3 minutes after rising from supine to(...)

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Additions to the BCU

Additions to the BCU

Posted by  | Patient Care

The BCU is excited to announce two additions to our leadership team! Jennifer Andonian has been appointed the interim BCU program manager. Jen was recently named one of HEIC’s senior infection preventionists. She has served as one of our HEIC BCU leads for the last two years and has played a large role in our success over(...)

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Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum Winners

Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum Winners

Posted by  | Congratulations, Research

The Division of Cardiology was very well represented at the 2017 Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators' Forum earlier this month.   Steven Hsu, assistant professor, received 2nd place in the Junior Faculty Basic Science category.         William McEvoy, assistant professor, received 2nd place in the Junior Faculty Clinical Science category.        (...)

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Three From the DOM Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Three From the DOM Elected to National Academy of Medicine

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I'd like to congratulate Felica Hill-Briggs, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, and Robert Siliciano, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, as well as our director Mark Anderson for their incredible achievements that led to their election into the National Academy of Medicine this week. Election to the academy is considered one of the(...)

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ID Clinical Minute is Now Offering CME Credit

ID Clinical Minute is Now Offering CME Credit

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ID Clinical Minute, a publication from the Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE), is issued six times per year, and 12 CME credits are being offered for $50 for the next 2 years. Registration is now open. The first CME issue, Fungal Diagnostics: A Review of Serum (1,3)-beta-D-glucan, is available online at https://main.ccghe.net/content/idcm-cme-1-1-fungal-diagnostics-review-serum-13-beta-d-glucan

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Research Integrity Colloquium

Research Integrity Colloquium

Posted by  | Research

"Responsible Mentoring in the Clinical Research Arena,” will take place on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Hurd Hall and feature presentations by Dave Thomas, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Aids Research Clinical Core and Stanhope Bayne-Jones Professor of Medicine; and Suzanne Topalian,(...)

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Delirium in Older Persons: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment

Delirium in Older Persons: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment

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ARTICLE: Delirium in Older Persons: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment. AUTHORS: Esther S. Oh, Tamara G. Fong, Tammy T. Hshieh, Sharon K. Inouye JOURNAL: JAMA. 2017 Sep 26;318(12):1161-1174. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.12067. Abstract IMPORTANCE: Delirium is defined as an acute disorder of attention and cognition. It is a common, serious, and often fatal condition among older patients. Although often underrecognized, delirium has serious adverse effects on the individual's function and quality of life, as well as broad societal(...)

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