Happy Nurses Week!

Happy Nurses Week!

Posted by  | Administration

This is National Nurses Week, and in honor of the nurses who support the tripartite mission of research, education and patient care within the Department of Medicine, we want to thank you! Nursing is an essential partner to team-based medicine. In fact, our department was designed as a 'functional unit' comprised of a Department of Nursing(...)

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Celebrating 125 Years

Celebrating 125 Years

Posted by  | Administration, Congratulations

This year, we celebrate School of Medicine’s 125th anniversary of educating, training and producing future leaders in education, patient care and research. We have much to celebrate–top-ranked medical and graduate programs, faculty members who are the among the worlds’ foremost experts in their fields and a reputation as a world leader in both medicine and(...)

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#MeToo—Considering All of the Implications and the Call for Action

#MeToo—Considering All of the Implications and the Call for Action

Posted by  | Administration, Vice Chair Contributors

Both the March 27 and April 2 issues of JAMA included important opinion pieces related to the #MeToo Movement. Dr. Freischlag and Ms. Faria highlight the importance of this movement, which was evidenced by TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2017 being shared by “silence breakers,” 61 women and men from various industries who spoke(...)

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Itaconate is an anti-inflammatory metabolite that activates Nrf2 via alkylation of KEAP1

Itaconate is an anti-inflammatory metabolite that activates Nrf2 via alkylation of KEAP1

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ARTICLE: Itaconate is an anti-inflammatory metabolite that activates Nrf2 via alkylation of KEAP1 AUTHORS: Evanna L. Mills, Dylan G. Ryan, Hiran A. Prag, Dina Dikovskaya, Deepthi Menon, Zbigniew Zaslona, Mark P. Jedrychowski, Ana S. H. Costa, Maureen Higgins, Emily Hams, John Szpyt, Marah C. Runtsch, Martin S. King, Joanna F. McGouran, Roman Fischer, Benedikt M. Kessler, Anne F. McGettrick, Mark M. Hughes, Richard G. Carroll, Lee M. Booty, Elena V. Knatko, Paul J. Meakin, Michael L. J. Ashford, Louise K. Modis, Gino Brunori, Daniel C. Sévin, Padraic G. Fallon, Stuart T. Caldwell, Edmund R.(...)

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How to Incorporate Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Projects in Your Training

How to Incorporate Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Projects in Your Training

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ARTICLE: How to Incorporate Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Projects in Your Training AUTHORS: Shazia Mehmood Siddique, Gyanprakash Ketwaroo, Carolyn Newberry, Simon Mathews, Vandana Khungar, Shivan J. Mehta JOURNAL: Gastroenterology. 2018 May;154(6):1564-1568. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.03.044. Epub 2018 Mar 28. Abstract Engaging physicians in quality improvement (QI) and patient safety (PS) efforts has become increasingly central to creating(...)

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Seeking Medical Illustration Project Proposals

Seeking Medical Illustration Project Proposals

Posted by  | Administration, Education, Research

The graduate program in medical illustration seeks thesis projects for their students, proposed by a faculty member (preceptor) in any department in the School of Medicine. Proposals should describe a project based on a communication challenge identified by the preceptor that requires a novel visual solution. If interested, please email Cory Sandone (csandon1@jhmi.edu), director of(...)

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Members of the DOM Inducted into Distinguished Teaching Society

Members of the DOM Inducted into Distinguished Teaching Society

Posted by  | Congratulations, Education

Six of the 14 inductees of the Distinguished Teaching Society of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine hail from the DOM. The following clinical educators were honored at the DTS Induction Ceremony on April 24. The DTS aims to recognize residents and faculty who demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in clinical teaching. Andrew Karaba, fellow in the Division(...)

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Inaugural Clinical Retreat Recap

Inaugural Clinical Retreat Recap

Posted by  | Patient Care

I was happy to see such a great turnout for our inaugural DOM Clinical Retreat. I'd like to thank the committee led Lee Biddison for taking my general musing and making it a reality. I'd also like to thank Drs. Sikon and Wigley for their captivating talks and everyone who participated in the poster and(...)

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