Cardiology

Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine Workshop

Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine Workshop

Posted by  | Education, Leadership

Last summer, the Department of Medicine joined with 20 other departments of medicine across the country to participate in a NIH funded randomized controlled trial, Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine (BRIM). The goal of BRIM is to evaluate an evidence-based pro-diversity intervention throughout academic medicine. Later this month, the BRIM study team, led by Dr.(...)

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Ten Recommendations to Enhance Recruitment, Retention and Career Advancement of Women Cardiologists

Ten Recommendations to Enhance Recruitment, Retention and Career Advancement of Women Cardiologists

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ARTICLE: Ten Recommendations to Enhance Recruitment, Retention and Career Advancement of Women Cardiologists AUTHORS: Garima Sharma, Amy A. Sarma, Mary Norine Walsh, Sharonne N. Hayes, Sheila Sahni, Sherry-Ann Brown, Toniya Singh, Robert A. Harrington, Pamela S. Douglas, Claire S. Duvernoy and for the American College of Cardiology Women in Cardiology Leadership Council and Diversity and Inclusion Task Force JOURNAL: JACC. 2019 Oct; 74(14). DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.08.016 Women are(...)

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Mary Elizabeth Garrett Executive Leadership Program for Women Faculty

Mary Elizabeth Garrett Executive Leadership Program for Women Faculty

Posted by  | Congratulations, Leadership

Five from the DOM have been selected to participate in the next cohort of the Mary Elizabeth Garrett Executive Leadership for Women Faculty Program sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Office of Women in Science and Medicine. This is the third cohort made up of 15 women faculty from different departments across Hopkins. The program, beginning(...)

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Calcium Circuits in Cardiac Function and Survival

Calcium Circuits in Cardiac Function and Survival

Posted by  | CME

The heart contracts because calcium cycles and activates muscle proteins. The October Institute of CardioScience will feature Dr. Litsa Kranias, one of the world’s leading authorities on just how this calcium is handled. In particular, she worked for many years on a protein called phospholamban that regulates calcium cycling into the sarcoplasmic reticulum. This continues,(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Professor: Michael Blaha, Cardiology Albena Dinkova-Kostova, secondary appointment in Medicine Amita Gupta, Infectious Diseases Laszlo Nagy, Endocrinology Anne Marie O'Broin Lennon, Gastroenterology Karen Robinson, GIM Michelle Rudek, Clinical Pharmacology Associate Professor: Maria Bettinotti, Immunogenetics Kimberly Gudzune, GIM Jonathan Jun, Pulmonary Waseem Khaliq, Hospital Medicine(...)

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Mirowski Discovery Award

Mirowski Discovery Award

Posted by  | Research

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine announces a request for applications for the 10th Annual Discovery Fund in honor of Dr. Michel Mirowski and his wife Anna for Cardiovascular Research. This announcement seeks proposals for innovative cardiovascular research projects led by faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (SOM). This award of(...)

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Ratchford Named to the Executive Board of the Society for Vascular Medicine

Ratchford Named to the Executive Board of the Society for Vascular Medicine

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After serving two years on the Board of Trustees, Elizabeth Ratchford, associate professor in the Division of Cardiology, was recently elected to the Executive Board as Secretary of the Society for Vascular Medicine. She will also serve as the chair of the Membership Committee. Founded in 1989, the Society for Vascular Medicine aims to improve the(...)

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