Ahima Named Editor in Chief of JCI

Ahima Named Editor in Chief of JCI

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Rexford Ahima, professor and director of the Division of Endocrinology, was elected the next editor in chief of the Journal of Clinical Investigation effective July 1. Rex has served as deputy editor since July 2017 when the journal came to Hopkins with Gordon Tomaselli as editor in chief. From the ASCI: The ASCI is pleased to(...)

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Welcome Interns, Residents and Fellows

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We would like to extend a warm welcome to our 2018-2019 interns, residents and fellows. This group of the best and brightest has come from all over, and we are honored to have them as a part of our department. This year's class consists of: 22 Bayview interns 16 Bayview assistant residents 16 Bayview residents(...)

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Hill-Briggs Speaks at ADA Scientific Session

Hill-Briggs Speaks at ADA Scientific Session

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Felicia Hill-Briggs, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, spoke at the American Diabetes Association's 78th Annual Scientific Sessions in Orlando. Felicia began her role as President of Health Care and Education on January 1 and delivered an inspiring message to ADA members including fellow DOM faculty members. For a recap of her speech,(...)

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Members of the DOM Receive Discovery Awards

Members of the DOM Receive Discovery Awards

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The Johns Hopkins University Discovery Awards were given to interdisciplinary faculty teams across eight Johns Hopkins divisions. These awards aim to bring departments together to solve significant problems and spark new creative endeavors. The winning teams were chosen out of 190 proposals. The below are projects involving members of the DOM: A Mobile Directly Observed(...)

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Daumit Named Samsung Professor

Daumit Named Samsung Professor

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Gail Daumit, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently named the Samsung Professor of Medicine effective July 1, 2018. This Johns Hopkins University Professorship was established by the Samsung Corporation in 1997 to support high quality international medicine.

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Appel Named Distinguished Scientist

Appel Named Distinguished Scientist

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Larry Appel, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was elected as a Distinguished Scientist of the American Heart Association (AHA). This designation was created in 2003 to honor AHA/ASA members who have made extraordinary contributions to cardiovascular and stroke research. Larry will be recognized at the AHA Scientific Sessions in Chicago in November.

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Petty to Step Down as Chair of Credentials Committee

Petty to Step Down as Chair of Credentials Committee

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Brent Petty, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, will be stepping down from his role as chair of the Department of Medicine Credentials Committee on June 30 after 29 years of service. For almost three decades, Brent oversaw all initial and reappointments of Department of Medicine clinical providers at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Pride Month

Director’s Reflections: Pride Month

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It is my privilege this month to post about Pride Month. When people think about Johns Hopkins Medicine and LGBTQ issues, the entry point is often colored by the vocal and public Paul McHugh, former head of the Department of Psychiatry, who viewed gender dysphoria as a psychological problem, not a biological phenomenon—asserting that patients(...)

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