Hopkins Technology Aiding in TB Elimination

Posted by  | Patient Care

Harris Country Texas Public Health Environmental Services was recently named a 2016 TB Elimination Champion for use of Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Their success is largely based on their use of miDOT, a smartphone-based technology for DOT developed by Maunank Shah, assistant professor in the Division(...)

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SOM Releases Videos to Aid in Promotion Process

SOM Releases Videos to Aid in Promotion Process

Posted by  | Administration

The School of Medicine has released short videos about the principles and process of promotion, including details about the new CV format and the criteria for faculty who wish to be promoted on the basis of clinical distinction. We encourage faculty in the tenure track to take a few minutes to view the videos. Clinician(...)

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Society of Scholars Inducts 3 Former Residents

Society of Scholars Inducts 3 Former Residents

Posted by  | Education

Johns Hopkins University recently inducted 16 new members into its Society of Scholars, a society that recognizes former postdoctoral fellows, postdoctoral degree recipients, house staff and junior or visiting faculty who have gained marked distinction in their respective fields. Three of the newest members completed their residency training right here in the DOM, demonstrating our training(...)

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Ambulatory and Access Updates

Ambulatory and Access Updates

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care

The Department of Medicine has provided a great deal of leadership and direction when it comes to access and ambulatory operations. Our access team continues to out-perform the hospital average and produce high levels of service. Our ambulatory groups have succeeded in lowering the rate of provider-initiated cancellations, decreasing the number of open encounters, all(...)

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MERIT Baltimore Program

MERIT Baltimore Program

Posted by  | Leadership

Help MERIT inspire Baltimore City high school students to become health care leaders by serving as a summer preceptor! All you need to do is allow a MERIT Scholar to shadow you during work. Sign up for three-hour shadowing sessions between June 27 - July 29, on any dates/times that work for your schedule. If you're interested, complete this short(...)

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10 Inducted into the Distinguished Teaching Society

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Eleven members of our department were elected by the medical student body to be inducted into the Distinguished Teaching Society, a selective new teaching honor society affiliated with the JHUSOM medical student government, JHUSOM Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE) and the JHUSOM Vice Dean for Education that recognizes excellence in clinical medical student teaching(...)

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Evaluation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Testing in an Urban Emergency Department

Evaluation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Testing in an Urban Emergency Department

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ARTICLE: Evaluation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Testing in an Urban Emergency Department AUTHORS: Yu-Hsiang Hsieh, Richard E. Rothman, Oliver B. Laeyendecker, Gabor D. Kelen, Ama Avornu, Eshan U. Patel, Jim Kim, Risha Irvin, David L. Thomas and Thomas C. Quinn JOURNAL: Clin Infect Dis. 2016 May 1;62(9):1059-65. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw074.(...)

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Johns Hopkins Primary Care Consortium Grants

Johns Hopkins Primary Care Consortium Grants

Posted by  | Research

The Johns Hopkins Primary Care Consortium recently announced that it will fund the following grants involving DOM faculty, fellows and staff: The TEACH Curriculum – Training for Engagement and Advocacy for Community Health Principal Investigator:  Erica Johnson, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases Co-Investigators:  Manasa Ayyala, MD, fellow in GIM, and Stephanie Nothelle,(...)

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Gross Receives Professors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching

Gross Receives Professors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching

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Richard Gross, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently named the School of Medicine's seventh recipient of the Johns Hopkins University Professors' Award for Excellence in Teaching for Part-Time Faculty for his investment and devotion for sharing his expertise to assist the next generation of graduates. The formal announcement will be made at(...)

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Nanoscale Physics and Aging Lecture

Nanoscale Physics and Aging Lecture

Posted by  | CME

Dr. Hoffman is the author of a landmark book on mechanisms of life at the nanoscale level: "Life's Ratchet: How Molecular Machines Extract Order from Chaos" The word on Life's Ratchet: "[T]he book's important message is that there is a revolution brewing...it will tell us how matter and energy combine to make me and  you."(...)

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