An Epic start to the New Year!

An Epic start to the New Year!

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care

2015 concluded with the Bayview Inpatient and Revenue Cycle Epic go-lives. Thank you to the central Epic team and to those faculty, nurses and administrators from the Department of Medicine who spent nights, days and weekends making this a successful go-live. We also want to recognize those who continue to support the transition. Overall we(...)

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Why I Believe in Hospital at Home

Why I Believe in Hospital at Home

Posted by  | Article of the Week

ARTICLE: Why I Believe in Hospital at Home AUTHOR: Bruce Leff JOURNAL: N Engl Med. 2015 Dec 21 As a medical resident in the late 1980s, I made house calls to homebound older adults in Baltimore. I loved seeing patients and their families in their own space, thinking about their medical issues in that context,(...)

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Nelson 4 named Service Stars

Nelson 4 named Service Stars

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Congratulations to the multidisciplinary staff of Nelson 4 who were named one of Johns Hopkins Hospital's quarterly Service Stars. Please take a moment to view their picture on the plasma screens around the hospital. Thank you to the Nelson 4 team for your outstanding patient-centered care!

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Gudzune awarded Junior Investigator Award

Gudzune awarded Junior Investigator Award

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Kimberly Gudzune, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine recently received the Annals of Internal Medicine's Junior Investigator Recognition Award for the article "Efficacy of commercial weight-loss programs: an updated systematic review." See the abstract here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25844997 See the full article here: http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2214178 Annals of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians began recognizing excellence(...)

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2015 Winners of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams

2015 Winners of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams

Posted by  | Patient Care

To recognize physicians and care teams who provide consistently outstanding patient care, the Office of Johns Hopkins Physicians launched an annual awards program earlier this year, called the Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams. This awards program is particularly meaningful at Johns Hopkins Medicine, where we value quality patient care as(...)

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Marr awarded Rustgi Family Fund grant

Marr awarded Rustgi Family Fund grant

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Kieren Marr, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and associate vice chair for innovation and commercialization, along with Supirya Munshaw from the Carey Business School, was recently awarded a $2,500 Rustgi Fund grant for their study “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Medical Research.” The Rustgi Family Fund in Entrepreneurship was established in honor of Motil(...)

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O-GlcNAcomic profiling identifies widespread O-GlcNAcylation in oxidative phosphorylation system regulating cardiac mitochondrial function

O-GlcNAcomic profiling identifies widespread O-GlcNAcylation in oxidative phosphorylation system regulating cardiac mitochondrial function

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For our final Article of the Week of 2015, we feature a collaborative effort between Brian O’Rourke’s and Gerald Hart’s labs that was recently named one of the Journal of Biological Chemisty’s best of 2015. To see all of the 16 papers to receive this distinction, click here: http://www.jbc.org/content/290/49/29141.long ARTICLE: O-GlcNAcomic profiling identifies widespread O-GlcNAcylation(...)

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Faculty Promotions

Faculty Promotions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who have been promoted since October. A special congratulations goes out to Seva Polotsky (pictured) who will be honored at the School of Medicine’s annual professorial dinner in December 2016. Promoted to Professor: Vsevolod “Seva” Y. Polotsky, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Promoted to Associate(...)

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Bumpus named contributor for Science Magazine

Bumpus named contributor for Science Magazine

Posted by  | Education

Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and associate dean for institutional and student equity, has recently become a contributor for Science, where she will write about issues regarding educational equity. To read her first piece, published earlier this month, click here: http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2015_12_07/caredit.a1500273 Below, Dr. Bumpus answers questions about her new role from(...)

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