New Feature: Article of the Week

New Feature: Article of the Week

Posted by  | Research

Beginning Wednesday, April 29 we will present a new feature to Medicine Matters that will highlight the successes and breadth of scientific achievements within the Department of Medicine. The Article of the Week will create a forum that aims to: Recognize and congratulate members of our department on the culmination of much hard work Connect(...)

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Behavioral Health Leadership Institute Fundraiser

Posted by  | Patient Care

The Behavioral Health Leadership Institute (BHLI) will hold its inaugural fundraising evening event on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the American Brewery Museum on 1701 North Gay Street in Baltimore. The event will include cabaret, story-telling, food and wine. BHLI is committed to improving health care for vulnerable populations(...)

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Institute for Excellence in Education Annual Conference

Institute for Excellence in Education Annual Conference

Posted by  | Congratulations, Education

Members of the Department of Medicine were widely lauded at the Institute for Excellence in Education’s Annual Conference and celebration on Friday, April 17th.  Our faculty won almost every award offered this year! Please join us in congratulating the following award winners: Scott Wright, MD, Professor of Medicine, director of the Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence(...)

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Renda and Marcinko Receive Miller-Coulson Award

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Susan Renda, DNP of the Division of Endocrinology and Richard Marcinko, PA-C of the Division of Geriatric Medicine have been selected as the Department of Medicine’s recipients of the first annual Miller-Coulson Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Clinical Excellence Award. The Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence at Johns Hopkins Medicine recognizes mastery in communication and interpersonal skills, professionalism and(...)

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12th Annual Miller Lecture

12th Annual Miller Lecture

Posted by  | CME

Preceding the Miller Lecture will be the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence Annual Induction of new members on April 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Chevy Chase Auditorium of the Sheikh Zayed Tower at 1800 Orleans Street. Boxed lunches will be provided after the event for inductees in the Arcade lecture(...)

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One Minute Guide to: High Value Prescribing

One Minute Guide to: High Value Prescribing

Posted by  | Patient Care

Q: Should I bother to find generic alternatives to brand-name drugs for my patients? The Bottom Line: Prescribing generic alternatives to brand name drugs reduces costs for your patients and may result in improved adherence and clinical benefit. Context: The U.S. healthcare system generates more than 4 billion prescriptions annually (more than 13 prescriptions per(...)

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