Dean’s Research Integrity Lecture

Dean’s Research Integrity Lecture

Posted by  | CME, Research

Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, will speak at next week's lecture. Contact the Office of Policy Coordination, Division of Research Integrity for more information. Phone: 410-516-5560 Email: integrity@jhmi.edu

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From Dancing to Debilitated

From Dancing to Debilitated

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ARTICLE: From Dancing to Debilitated AUTHORS: Brian A. Houston, P. Elliott Miller, Lisa M. Rooper, Paul J. Scheel, Jr. and Allan C. Gelber JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2016 Feb 4;374(5):470-7. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcps1311794 A 69-year-old man sought care from his primary care physician for fatigue and an unintentional weight loss of 14 kg over the preceding(...)

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Ahima Named Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Ahima Named Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Posted by  | Congratulations, Leadership

We are delighted to announce that Rexford Ahima will join Johns Hopkins Medicine on as the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Diabetes, director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and leader of the Diabetes Initiative at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Ahima will assume division directorship on June 1, 2016, succeeding(...)

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Howell Named Master in Hospital Medicine

Howell Named Master in Hospital Medicine

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Eric Howell, associate professor and director of the Division of Hospital Medicine, has been named a Master in Hospital Medicine by the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). Eric is now one of only 21 hospitalists worldwide to hold this distinction along with Bob Wachter, also known as the father of hospital medicine, and Larry Wellikson,(...)

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DOM Staff Recognition Awards – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

DOM Staff Recognition Awards – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Posted by  | Administration

This year, we would like begin formally recognizing the accomplishments of our staff and showing our gratitude to staff members who have exemplified outstanding service. With this, we present the 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,(...)

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Looking Ahead for Ambulatory Practices

Looking Ahead for Ambulatory Practices

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care, Vice Chair Contributors

Within the Department of Medicine we have a broad array of ambulatory practices, with diverse patients, practitioners and locations. This richness is our strength and challenge in many ways. Initiatives designed to make both the patient’s and practitioner’s experience positive and more uniform will require a coordinated effort to identify best practices in the outpatient(...)

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Quantitative IFN-γ,IL-2 Response and Latent Tuberculosis Test Discordance in HIV-infected Pregnant Women

Quantitative IFN-γ,IL-2 Response and Latent Tuberculosis Test Discordance in HIV-infected Pregnant Women

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ARTICLE: Quantitative IFN-γ,IL-2 Response and Latent Tuberculosis Test Discordance in HIV-infected Pregnant Women AUTHORS: Jyoti S Mathad, Ramesh Bhosale, Usha Balasubramanian, Savita Kanade, Vidya Mave, Nishi Suryavanshi, Nikhil Gupte, Samir Joshi, Ajay Chandanwale, Kathryn M Dupnik, Vandana Kulkarni, Prasad Deshpande, Daniel W Fitzgerald and Amita Gupta JOURNAL: Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract RATIONALE: Pregnant women with latent TB infection (LTBI) are at high risk(...)

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Celebrate National Women Physician Day!

Celebrate National Women Physician Day!

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Today, Wednesday, Feb. 3, marks the first-ever National Women Physician Day in honor of Elizabeth Blackwell's 195th birthday. Blackwell was the first woman to receive a medical degree in America, opening the door for women to pursue a career that had not previously been available to them. It is clear today that the tides have(...)

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