Saying Farewell to Marvin Schuster

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership

It is with sadness that we inform you that Dr. Marvin Schuster died on May 12, 2017. Dr. Schuster was Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the former Director of the Division of Gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and the Founding Director of the Marvin M. Schuster Center(...)

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Our Network of Computers Benefits from Individual Security Measures

Our Network of Computers Benefits from Individual Security Measures

Posted by  | Administration, Vice Chair Contributors

Today's news is dominated by the extensive worldwide cybersecurity attack. The root causes are a matter for speculation and investigation at this point, but a couple of things seem clear: Health systems have been affected, with impacts on patient care <https://www.wired.com/2017/05/ransomware-meltdown-experts-warned>, <https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/05/nhs-ransomware-cyber-attack> At least some of the affected health systems had been warned for months about out-of-date computer(...)

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IEE Summer Teaching Camp

IEE Summer Teaching Camp

Posted by  | CME, Education

The Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE), in collaboration with the Offices of the Vice Dean for Education and Vice Dean for Faculty, the MEHP, the JHFDP at the Bayview Medical Center and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing are happy to announce the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine IEE Summer Teaching Camp 2017.(...)

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Kass and Pasricha Receive Clinician Innovator Mentor Awards

Kass and Pasricha Receive Clinician Innovator Mentor Awards

Posted by  | Congratulations, Research

David Kass, professor in Cardiology, and Jay Pasricha, professor in Gastroenterology, were named recipients of the Johns Hopkins Clinician Innovator Mentor Award at the 2017 Design Day hosted by Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design on Tuesday, May 9. This award recognizes clinicians who have made significant progress in developing new health care solutions that(...)

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Happy National Nurses Week

Happy National Nurses Week

Posted by  | Administration

In honor of National Nurses Week, I would like to express my sincere appreciation for our entire nursing staff. Our nurses are instrumental in the high quality of care our patients have become accustomed to. With our nurses residing in the department as a functional unit, our nurses, physicians and other care team members unite(...)

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Lunch and Learn Lecture Series

Lunch and Learn Lecture Series

Posted by  | CME, Research

The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) is sponsoring a lunch and learn lecture series to disseminate new methodologies related to clinical trials. The initial lecture, “Improving Precision by Adjusting for Prognostic Baseline Variables in Randomized Trials, Without Regression Model Assumptions,” will be Thursday, May 25 from 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. in(...)

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Genomics Open House

Genomics Open House

Posted by  | Research

Guests can tour the brand-new laboratory and meet faculty and staff who are trailblazing the field of genomics to improve our understanding and treatment of human disease, both inherited and acquired. WHEN: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m WHERE: 1812 Ashland Ave., Suite 200 (on the second floor). Refreshments will be served(...)

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Is Equity the Missing Link?

Is Equity the Missing Link?

Posted by  | Administration

In a recent Health Affairs Blog "Restoring Equity to the Health Law Debate," Abraham Nussbaum, a psychiatrist at Denver Health, delivers an awakening perspective on a missing component of our critical conversation and public debate on health reform--EQUITY. He delves into a historical account of the Scottish physician, Archie Cochrane whose insights from the famous lecture(...)

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Cardiometabolic Abnormalities Among Normal-Weight Persons From Five Racial/Ethnic Groups in the United States: A Cross-sectional Analysis of Two Cohort Studies

Cardiometabolic Abnormalities Among Normal-Weight Persons From Five Racial/Ethnic Groups in the United States: A Cross-sectional Analysis of Two Cohort Studies

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ARTICLE: Cardiometabolic Abnormalities Among Normal-Weight Persons From Five Racial/Ethnic Groups in the United States: A Cross-sectional Analysis of Two Cohort Studies. AUTHORS: Unjali P. Gujral, Eric Vittinghoff, Morgana Mongraw-Chaffin, Dhananjay Vaidya, Namratha R. Kandula, Matthew Allison, Jeffrey Carr, Kiang Liu, K.M. Venkat Narayan, Alka M. Kanaya JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2017 May 2;166(9):628-636. doi: 10.7326/M16-1895. Epub(...)

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