January Updates

January Updates

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

Happy New Year 2017! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. As we begin the new year together, the leadership team and I would like to share our appreciation for your professional commitment to excellence and dedication to both nursing and our department. We will continue to focus our efforts on making the Department of(...)

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Leadership Rounding to Begin

Leadership Rounding to Begin

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care

This month, the Department of Medicine administration launched a formalized structure of leadership rounding. Administrators in the Department of Medicine will round on staff in our inpatient units and procedural areas to learn what we can do to better support our staff. Each inpatient unit or procedural area will be visited approximately once every five(...)

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Expected effects of adopting a 9 month regimen for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: a population modelling analysis

Expected effects of adopting a 9 month regimen for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: a population modelling analysis

Posted by  | Article of the Week

ARTICLE: Expected effects of adopting a 9 month regimen for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: a population modelling analysis. AUTHORS: Emily A Kendall, Anthony T Fojo, David W Dowdy JOURNAL: Lancet Respir Med. 2016 Dec 16. pii: S2213-2600(16)30423-4. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(16)30423-4. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract BACKGROUND: In May, 2016, WHO endorsed a 9 month regimen for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis that is cheaper(...)

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Starting the New Year Off Right

Starting the New Year Off Right

Posted by  | Patient Care

The new year is off to a good start for the Biocontainment Unit. The nurses participated in their quarterly training session this month. Using a mannequin and other equipment from the Simulation Center, the nurses were able to practice physical assessment with a digital stethoscope, specimen collection from a central line, central line dressing changes and other routine patient care activities.(...)

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Medical Student Research Symposium Seeking Judges

Medical Student Research Symposium Seeking Judges

Posted by  | Education, Research

The student organizing committee for the Medical Student Research Symposium would like to invite faculty members to act as judges for the 9th annual event on Friday, February 10, 2017 in the Armstrong Medical Education Building. The turnout from medical students remains amazing, with around 10 podium presentations, 40 oral presentations and 90 poster presentations last year. As we attempt to provide all(...)

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Pearl M. Stetler Research Fund Request for Applications

Pearl M. Stetler Research Fund Request for Applications

Posted by  | Research

The Pearl M. Stetler Research Fund for Women Physicians. Awards are $65,000 for a designated year of research in a postgraduate program. This is usually the third or fourth year of fellowship. $1,000 is provided for supplies and equipment. Renewal for a second year of funding requires reapplication and is evaluated with new applications. The deadline for the electronic submission of applications(...)

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Bower Named Division Administrator

Bower Named Division Administrator

Posted by  | Congratulations

Donna Bower, BSBA, was named the division administrator and research manager for Clinical Pharmacology. Born and raised in Maryland, her first university position was here at JHU. A career move for Donna’s husband took her and her family to Arizona where she began working at the University of Arizona as a program coordinator at the(...)

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