Interventions to Address Medical Conditions and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Persons With Serious Mental Illness: A Comprehensive Review

Interventions to Address Medical Conditions and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Persons With Serious Mental Illness: A Comprehensive Review

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ARTICLE: Interventions to Address Medical Conditions and Health-Risk Behaviors Among Persons With Serious Mental Illness: A Comprehensive Review AUTHORS: Emma E. McGinty, Julia Baller, Susan T. Azrin, Denise Juliano-Bult, Gail L. Daumit JOURNAL: Schizophr Bull. 2015 Jul 28. pii: sbv101. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract People with serious mental illness (SMI) have mortality rates 2(...)

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The ASCI – Why Apply?

The ASCI – Why Apply?

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The American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI, www.the-asci.org) is currently accepting nominations for membership (deadline September 18, 2015). While you may be aware that the ASCI is the publisher of the Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI), becoming a member means much more than that, particularly for those seeking promotion to professor. ASCI membership is open(...)

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Sateia named Core Advisor for the Colleges Advisory Program

Sateia named Core Advisor for the Colleges Advisory Program

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Congratulations to Heather Sateia, instructor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, on her selection as a core advisor for the School of Medicine’s Colleges Advisory Program. In this role, Dr. Sateia will serve as one of 23 core advisors and clinical skills teachers for the medical students, greatly impacting medical student growth. This is a highly(...)

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Compensation Subcommittees Announced

Compensation Subcommittees Announced

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Those faculty who were nominated but not asked to serve on one of the subcommittees will likely be engaged later in the process to serve as advisors on issues specific to their area of expertise. Extensive buy-in and understanding will be key to successful development and implementation of the DOM comprehensive compensation model. The faculty(...)

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Feinberg receives honorary doctorate from the University of Amsterdam

Feinberg receives honorary doctorate from the University of Amsterdam

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Andrew Feinberg, Gilman Scholar, professor of Medicine, Molecular Biology/Genetics, Oncology and Biostatistics, will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Amsterdam in January at the university’s 384th Foundation Day. This is in addition to Dr. Feinberg’s two other honorary degrees from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm awarded in May 2010 and the Upsalla Universitet(...)

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Through a Gender Lens: A View of Gender and Leadership Positions in a Department of Medicine

Through a Gender Lens: A View of Gender and Leadership Positions in a Department of Medicine

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ARTICLE: Through a Gender Lens: A View of Gender and Leadership Positions in a Department of Medicine AUTHORS: Anne K. Monroe, Rachel B. Levine, Jeanne M. Clark, Janet Bickel, Susan M. MacDonald and Linda Resar JOURNAL: J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2015 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract BACKGROUND: Despite increasing numbers in academic medicine,(...)

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Journeys Wrap-Up/Action Session

Journeys Wrap-Up/Action Session

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Last Wednesday, July 22, we concluded our Journeys in Medicine Series: Exploring the roles race and community play in shaping the Department of Medicine. In response to Dean Rothman’s request to department directors to devise a plan and generate ideas for Hopkins to make a positive impact on the Baltimore community following the riots that(...)

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U.S. News and World Report Annual Rankings

U.S. News and World Report Annual Rankings

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Once again Hopkins was ranked among the best hospitals in the country, receiving the third slot on U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospital’s list. A contributing factor among the success of the hospital are the seven specialties within the Department of Medicine that were ranked some of the best nationwide. Please join us(...)

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Jump Forward to Get Back to Basics

Jump Forward to Get Back to Basics

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ARTICLE: Jump Forward to Get Back to Basics AUTHOR: Eric B. Bass JOURNAL: J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print] How should primary care providers react to the study by Sutkowi-Hemstreet et al. showing that many patients do not understand the benefits and harms of “overused” screening tests?1 My instinctual reaction(...)

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Institute for Clinical & Translational Research Pilot Awards

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Pilot awards to catalyze new research collaborations are a key component of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Strategic Plan. With institutional financial support and the leadership of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Research Council, the Institute for Clinical & Translational Research has reviewed the 2015 Discovery Fund applications from faculty members reflecting the full spectrum of research(...)

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