New Blog Launch: ID Clinical Minute

New Blog Launch: ID Clinical Minute

Posted by  | Education

The Center for Clinical Global Health Education has launched a new blog that will feature evidence-bases syntheses of clinical practice issues pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment and management of infectious diseases, emerging infectious diseases and disease outbreaks and epidemics as well as review of groundbreaking articles. "ID Clinical Minute" is headed by Natasha Chida, fellow(...)

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We survived Snowmageddon 2016!

We survived Snowmageddon 2016!

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

Thank you for your support during the storm. We couldn’t have done it without you! The care and dedication you provided to our patients and colleagues has not gone unnoticed. In fact, because of your efforts the DOM has been a shining star during this entire event. The entire nursing team went above and beyond to ensure operations continued normally. Our employees, housestaff(...)

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Toward Earlier Inclusion of Pregnant and Postpartum Women in Tuberculosis Drug Trials: Consensus Statements From an International Expert Panel

Toward Earlier Inclusion of Pregnant and Postpartum Women in Tuberculosis Drug Trials: Consensus Statements From an International Expert Panel

Posted by  | Article of the Week

ARTICLE: Toward Earlier Inclusion of Pregnant and Postpartum Women in Tuberculosis Drug Trials: Consensus Statements From an International Expert Panel AUTHORS: Gupta A, Mathad JS, Abdel-Rahman SM, Albano JD, Botgros R, Brown V, Browning RS, Dawson L, Dooley KE, Gnanashanmugam D, Grinsztejn B,Hernandez-Diaz S, Jean-Philippe P, Kim P, Lyerly AD, Mirochnick M, Mofenson LM, Montepiedra G, Piper J, Sahin L, Savic R, Smith B,Spiegel H, Swaminathan S, Watts DH, White A JOURNAL: Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Dec(...)

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Kalyani named Co-Chair for the ADA’s Professional Practice Committee

Kalyani named Co-Chair for the ADA’s Professional Practice Committee

Posted by  | Congratulations, Patient Care

Rita Kalyani, assistant professor in the Division of Endocrinology, has been asked to co-chair the American Diabetes Association's Professional Practice Committee (PPC). The PPC is responsible for overseeing the annual publication of the standards of care used both nationally and internationally for diabetes management. Appointment to the PPC is based on excellence in clinical practice(...)

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Women’s Task Force Events and Updates

Posted by  | Administration

The Department of Medicine’s Task Force on Women's Academic Careers in Medicine (TF) was created in 1990 with the goal of identifying career obstacles facing women and working with departmental leadership to develop solutions. This work includes supporting the needs of women fellows and residents in the department. The Fellow Committee on the Task Force is(...)

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ACP Dragon’s Lair: Breathing Fire into Health Care Transformation Application

ACP Dragon’s Lair: Breathing Fire into Health Care Transformation Application

Posted by  | Patient Care

The ACP is accepting applications for its inaugural event at the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2016 to be held in Washington, DC on May 5. The session will showcase the best and brightest ideas from practicing physicians, fellows, residents and medical students that have the potential to transform clinical practice on a national level. The “Shark(...)

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Provider Satisfaction

Provider Satisfaction

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care, Vice Chair Contributors

In the era of patient-centered care, a tremendous amount of time and energy is expended in understanding the experience, perspective and needs of our patients. Understanding the patient perspective is critical to providing the excellent care in which we as a department always aspire. Meeting the needs of our patients in the hospital or in(...)

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Holmes Receives MLK Community Service Award

Holmes Receives MLK Community Service Award

Posted by  | Congratulations

April Holmes, medication technician for Hopkins ElderPlus, received a Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award at Hopkins’ 34th Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration on Friday, January 8. April was honored due to her work with both the Bea Gaddy Family Center and the O’Donnell Heights Tenants Council as well as for her commitment to(...)

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