Journeys in Healthcare: A Conversation About The Healthcare System And The Community

Journeys in Healthcare: A Conversation About The Healthcare System And The Community

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The fourth and penultimate session of the Journeys in Medicine series brought medical professionals and community leaders together to discuss the relationship between clinicians and researchers and the community, how to improve it and how far Hopkins has already come in caring for its patients and community members. On July 15, moderator Dr. Lisa Cooper,(...)

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Cooper receives Laureate Award

Cooper receives Laureate Award

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Dr. David Cooper, professor in the Division of Endocrinology, was recently named one of the 2016 Laureate Award recipients by the Endocrine Society. The Laureate Awards recognize endocrinologists worldwide for seminal research, meritorious service, leadership and mentorship, innovation, international contributions, public service, translation of science to practice and lifetime achievement. Dr. Cooper received the Outstanding(...)

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Risk of community-acquired pneumonia with outpatient proton-pump inhibitor therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Risk of community-acquired pneumonia with outpatient proton-pump inhibitor therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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ARTICLE: Risk of community-acquired pneumonia with outpatient proton-pump inhibitor therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis AUTHORS: Allison A. Lambert, Jennifer O. Lam, Julie J. Paik, Cesar Ugarte-Gil, M. Bradley Drummond, Trevor A. Crowell JOURNAL: PLoS One. 2015 Jun 4;10(6):e0128004. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128004. eCollection 2015. Abstract BACKGROUND: Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) are among the most frequently prescribed medications.(...)

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Barker, Janeway, Longcope and Thayer Firms Turn 40

Barker, Janeway, Longcope and Thayer Firms Turn 40

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With another new year underway and all new housestaff now assigned to their firms, we reflect on how the firm system came to be just 40 years ago. A product of Dr. Victor McKusick’s tenure as the director of medicine, the firms arose out of his desire to continue Hopkins’ reputation for collegiality and continuity(...)

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One Minute Guide to: Folate Testing in Anemia

One Minute Guide to: Folate Testing in Anemia

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Q: Should you test folate levels in your anemic patients? The Bottom Line: Do NOT routinely test folate levels in your anemic patients. Context: Folate deficiency is a well-described cause of macrocytic anemia. The American diet has been fortified with folate from a variety of food sources since 1998. This has led to near-elimination of(...)

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JSPS Travel and Collaborative Research Fellowships

JSPS Travel and Collaborative Research Fellowships

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Fellows and junior faculty interested in short-term exposure to overseas programs and transcontinental scientific exchange are encouraged to apply for the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Travel and Collaborative Research Fellowships. The program invites researchers with excellent records of research achievements for short-term visits to Japan and provides them opportunities for discussions,(...)

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Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Faculty Forum Recap

Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Faculty Forum Recap

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Thank you for everyone who attended one of the open forums last month to discuss our progress toward building a comprehensive departmental compensation model. I continue to appreciate the high level of engagement on this important project. For those faculty who were not able to attend any of the sessions due to scheduling conflicts, a(...)

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Kalyani and Ziegelstein receive JHU Alumni Association Awards

Kalyani and Ziegelstein receive JHU Alumni Association Awards

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Dr. Rita Kalyani, assistant professor in Division of Endocrinology, and Roy Ziegelstein, professor in the Division of Cardiology and vice dean for education, were among the 24 award recipients honored at June JHU Alumni Association’s Biennial Meeting and Reunion. Dr. Kalyani was named one of the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association Outstanding Recent Graduate award(...)

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