Townsend Named to Epic’s ID Board

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Jennifer Townsend, instructor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been selected to be a part of the Epic's national Infectious Disease Steering Board. The board aims “to design recommended workflows for common types of patients you see and build the necessary clinical content to support that.” Jenny encourages input from faculty and fellows regarding improvements to(...)

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Journeys Forward

Journeys Forward

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About two years ago our department began on a journey to chronicle thought-provoking articles, activities and innovative ideas that focused on community engagement, community health and equity. We encourage readers to look back at previous posts, as well as review a recent post from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Improving Community Health by Strengthening Community Investment: Roles(...)

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Fahey Interview with Food Sleuth Radio

Fahey Interview with Food Sleuth Radio

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Hear Jed Fahey, assistant professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and director of the Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Chemoprotection Center, as he discusses his research involving the beneficial compound sulforphane, found in cruciferous vegetables (broccoli in particular). Food Sleuth Radio, Jed Fahey Interview: https://beta.prx.org/stories/206629

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Emergency Department Query for Patient-Centered Approaches to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: The EQUALITY Study

Emergency Department Query for Patient-Centered Approaches to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: The EQUALITY Study

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ARTICLE: Emergency Department Query for Patient-Centered Approaches to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: The EQUALITY Study AUTHORS: Adil H. Haider, Eric B. Schneider, Lisa M. Kodadek, Rachel R. Adler, Anju Ranjit, Maya Torain, Ryan Y. Shields, Claire Snyder, Jeremiah D. Schuur, Laura Vail, Danielle German, Susan Peterson, Brandyn D. Lau JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jun 1;177(6):819-828. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0906. Abstract IMPORTANCE: The Institute of Medicine and The Joint Commission recommend routine documentation of patients'(...)

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Biennial Retreat in Primary Care

Biennial Retreat in Primary Care

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The Johns Hopkins Medicine Primary Care Consortium is excited to announce its Third Biennial Retreat in Primary Care: Friday, June 23, 2017 7:45 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Zayed Chevy Chase Auditorium Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus “Transformation and Fulfillment in Primary Care” This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category I Credits Please register at : http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/primary_care_consortium/(...)

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Wand Receives Two NIH Grants

Wand Receives Two NIH Grants

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Gary Wand, professor in the Division of Endocrinology, received two new  five-year grant awards from the National Institutes of Health. The first project is a U01 where he will be studying glucocorticoid exposure on measures of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) connectivity in the central nervous system. The second project is a R01 entitled PET(...)

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DOM Staff Recognition Awards – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

DOM Staff Recognition Awards – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

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We would like formally recognize the accomplishments of our staff and show our gratitude to staff members who have exemplified outstanding service. With this, we present the next wave of Department of Medicine Staff Recognition Awards. Who is eligible to be nominated: All staff members in the Department of Medicine. These people could be administrators, administrative(...)

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Zenilman to Lead Bayview’s Armstrong Institute

Zenilman to Lead Bayview’s Armstrong Institute

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Jonathan Zenilman, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was recently selected to direct the expansion of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality on the Johns Hopkins Bayview campus. The new location will help further the institute's mission to eliminate preventable harm, improve patient outcomes and experiences and reduce waste in health care. Full(...)

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