VanderZyl becomes Assistant Editor with the AAIM

VanderZyl becomes Assistant Editor with the AAIM

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Amanda VanderZyl, interim administrator for the DOM, was selected to be an assistant editor of the administration and finance section of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine’s (AAIM) publication, the Academic Internal Medicine Insight. Insight is a quarterly publication distributed to members of the AAIM as well as other leaders in academic internal medicine throughout(...)

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Psychometric evaluation of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale 3 months after acute lung injury

Psychometric evaluation of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale 3 months after acute lung injury

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ARTICLE: Psychometric evaluation of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale 3 months after acute lung injury AUTHORS: Jennifer E. Jutte, Dale M. Needham, Elizabeth R. Pfoh, O. Joseph Bienvenu JOURNAL: J Crit Care. 2015 Aug;30(4):793-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2015.04.006. Epub 2015 Apr 17. Abstract PURPOSE: To conduct a psychometric evaluation of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and(...)

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Cox named Director of the School of Medicine’s Medical Scientist Training/M.D.-Ph.D Program

Cox named Director of the School of Medicine’s Medical Scientist Training/M.D.-Ph.D Program

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Andrea Cox, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, became the director of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Medical Scientist Training/M.D.-Ph.D. Program, effective August 1, 2015. Dr. Cox, who has co-directed the program since 2013, will assume leadership of the M.D.-Ph.D. program from Robert Siliciano, who has directed the program(...)

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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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