Posted by  | Patient Care

On May 11-12, the BCU team traveled to Emory University to participate in the inaugural meeting of the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC). The team met with representatives from the other eight regional Ebola and Other Special Pathogens Treatment Centers and participated in workshops designed to strengthen our current training and preparedness protocols(...)

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Johns Hopkins Summer Institute in Health Equity Research

Johns Hopkins Summer Institute in Health Equity Research

Posted by  | CME, Research

We would like to  invite interested DOM faculty to participate in the inaugural Johns Hopkins Summer Institute in Health Equity Research on July 13-14, 2016 on the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine campus. The course will feature medical professionals and public health researchers with substantial experience in health equity research. Course participants will have the opportunity(...)

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21st Annual Golf Classic

21st Annual Golf Classic

Posted by  | Patient Care

The leadership of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center invites you to the 21st Annual C.R. Bard Inc. Golf Classic, benefitting patient safety programs, which reduce preventable harm to patients and improve clinical outcomes. Schedule of events: 7 a.m. Registration, continental breakfast, driving range 8:30 a.m. Shotgun start 1:30 p.m. Lunch & awards ceremony For more information(...)

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What’s the Buzz in Johns Hopkins Ambulatory Medicine?

What’s the Buzz in Johns Hopkins Ambulatory Medicine?

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care

The Department of Medicine supports diverse outpatient practices that offer a range of highly sought-after clinician groups. This strength can also present challenges when trying to apply clinic standards for ambulatory medicine. What initiatives are most important to improve patient care and safety? Who decides the priorities? How do we achieve the goals? These questions are(...)

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Understanding the impact of second-hand smoke exposure on clinical outcomes in participants with COPD in the SPIROMICS cohort

Understanding the impact of second-hand smoke exposure on clinical outcomes in participants with COPD in the SPIROMICS cohort

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ARTICLE: Understanding the impact of second-hand smoke exposure on clinical outcomes in participants with COPD in the SPIROMICS cohort AUTHORS: Nirupama Putcha, R Graham Barr, Meilan K Han, Prescott G Woodruff, Eugene R Bleecker, Richard E Kanner, Fernando J Martinez, Benjamin M Smith, Donald P Tashkin, Russell P Bowler, Mark D Eisner, Stephen I Rennard, Robert A Wise, Nadia N Hansel, for the SPIROMICS Investigators JOURNAL: Thorax. 2016 Mar 9. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207487.(...)

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Cooper Receives Faculty Awards for Diversity and Mentoring

Cooper Receives Faculty Awards for Diversity and Mentoring

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Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, received not one, but two of Johns Hopkins University's newly established awards for faculty. She was presented with the Provost's Prize for Faculty Excellence in Diversity in a ceremony on the Homewood campus on May 10. This $50,000 prize honors faculty who exemplify JHU's commitment to institutional(...)

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Medicine for the Greater Good Week

Medicine for the Greater Good Week

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Leana S. Wen will speak on Tuesday, May 24 at noon in the Grossi Auditorium. Congressman Elijah Cummings will speak on Tuesday, May 31 at noon in the Grossi Auditorium. For more information, visit: medicineforthegreatergood.com or email questions to mgg@jhmi.edu.

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Spreading Smiles in Honor of Nursing Week

Spreading Smiles in Honor of Nursing Week

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The ice cream man made his rounds this week to spread joy throughout our nursing units in honor of National Nurses Week. We would like to express our appreciation  of our entire nursing staff for their continued hard work not only this week, but throughout the year. Thank you nursing staff! It's great to see(...)

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