Falade-Nwulia Named Hepatitis Hero

Falade-Nwulia Named Hepatitis Hero

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Seun Falade-Nwulia, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, recently received the Hepatitis Hero Award from the Viral Hepatitis Action Coalition (VHAC) of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in recognition of her work studying ways to improve hepatitis C testing and linkage to care in public health clinics and her continued efforts to find(...)

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Chilling Effect? Post-Election Health Care Use by Undocumented and Mixed-Status Families

Chilling Effect? Post-Election Health Care Use by Undocumented and Mixed-Status Families

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ARTICLE: Chilling Effect? Post-Election Health Care Use by Undocumented and Mixed-Status Families AUTHORS: Kathleen R. Page and Sarah Polk JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2017 Mar 23;376(12):e20. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1700829. Epub 2017 Mar 8. A pregnant woman from Central America was diagnosed with syphilis at the Baltimore City Health Department in 2007. The outreach team contacted her(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: Fishbones

Epic Tip of the Week: Fishbones

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Use fishbones for CBCs and BMPs to organize lab data in notes. Due to Epic guidelines, we cannot post example screenshots on the blog. To see this week's Epic Tip of the Week, visit: https://jh.box.com/s/aq7sl27olbaqv5rh8aup1iboapncosrt -Tim Niessen, assistant professor in GIM and Epic superuser

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Baltimore PKD Center Pilot and Feasibility Program

Baltimore PKD Center Pilot and Feasibility Program

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The Baltimore PKD Research and Clinical Core Center (NIH: P30 DK090868) is soliciting applications for Pilot and Feasibility Proposals. The P/F Program provides one year of research support for eligible applicants (see eligibility criteria below) who want to explore a concept with the goal of generating data to pursue other funding mechanisms (ie, NIH R01).(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: New Order Flag

Epic Tip of the Week: New Order Flag

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Add the “New Orders” column to your patient lists to better supervise order entry on the wards. The New Orders flag is a fantastic way to supervise order entry because it allows quick inspection of new orders, who placed them, and when – all from the patient census. Add it to your patient list by(...)

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You Could Be Eligible for a Diversity Supplement from the NIH

You Could Be Eligible for a Diversity Supplement from the NIH

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Almost all institutes within the NIH provide research supplements to promote diversity in health-related research. Diversity supplements apply to existing multi-year NIH grants (like R01, U01, PPGs), but generally require at least two years remaining on the grant period.  Visit https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-288.html for the list of eligible parent awards. Applications are relatively brief and generally need to propose research that(...)

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Older Americans Independence Center Requesting Proposals

Older Americans Independence Center Requesting Proposals

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The Older American Independence Center (OAIC) is seeking proposals for two upcoming awards. The Pilot/Exploratory Studies Core aims to fund projects to develop interventions or treatments for the syndrome of frailty in older Americans with discovery aimed at impacting the larger field of frailty science. Support may range up to $30,000 in direct costs for a one-year(...)

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Spring is Here!

Spring is Here!

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Hello Spring! It looks as though the mid-Atlantic snow is finally behind us. As the weather brings spring flowers and longer days, I hope you have a bright and beautiful day. Happy Spring 2017!  -Ron   Service Excellence Cohort The Department of Service Excellence has designed a cohort that is sure to provide an engaging(...)

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