Cardiology

IEE Award Winners

IEE Award Winners

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The DOM took home all but one of the Institute for Excellence in Education's (IEE) Awards for Outstanding Achievement at their ceremony last on Friday, March 31. These peer-nominated awards recognize outstanding educators and acknowledge great achievements in education, and we are so proud to have so many honorees from our department. Congratulations to all of(...)

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Weiss Stepping Down as Associate Dean for Admissions

Weiss Stepping Down as Associate Dean for Admissions

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It is with mixed emotions that I report that James “Jim” Weiss will be stepping down from his roles as associate dean for admissions and chair of the Committee on Admission for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. This change will be effective July 1. Dr. Weiss will continue in his roles in the(...)

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Heart Failure Clinical Community Newsletter: Entresto

Heart Failure Clinical Community Newsletter: Entresto

Posted by  | Patient Care

The Heart Failure Clinical Community is a self-governing network with broad entity representation that comes together to identify and achieve goals related to quality in healthcare. Our patient-centered strategic objectives are to eliminate preventable harms, continuously improve patient outcomes and experience and reduce waste in healthcare delivery. Entresto – Who, what, when, where, why, and(...)

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Kass Receives Outstanding Investigator Award

Kass Receives Outstanding Investigator Award

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David Kass, professor in the Division of Cardiology, received an Outstanding Investigator Award, also know as an R35 from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). An R35 is a relatively new NIH grant mechanism that is awarded to individuals for long-term research programs. The award provides $600,000 per year for up to seven years,(...)

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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. Promoted to Professor: Promoted to Associate Professor: Peter Abadir, Division of Geriatrics Maria Roselle Abraham, Division of Cardiology Alicia Arbaje, Division of Geriatrics Rashmi Aurora, Division of Pulmonary Wendy Bennett, Division of General Internal Medicine Jenell Coleman, Division of Clinical Pharmacology Lois Eldred,(...)

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Stop Randomizing All Cardiac Arrests

Stop Randomizing All Cardiac Arrests

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ARTICLE: Stop Randomizing All Cardiac Arrests AUTHORS: Myron L. Weisfeldt JOURNAL: Circulation. 2016 Dec 20;134(25):2035-2036. The field of resuscitation science is characterized nearly uniformly by failed clinical trials: be it sodium bicarbonate, epinephrine at low or high dose, vasopressin, continuous or interrupted chest compressions, temperature management, antiarrhythmic drug use, or devices to augment perfusion, none has(...)

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Halperin Named NAI Fellow

Halperin Named NAI Fellow

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Henry Halperin, professor in the Division of Cardiology, was recently selected to become a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Henry will join 757 fellows worldwide who have been named as the inventor on one or more U.S. patents and demonstrated a spirit of innovation that has made an impact on the quality of(...)

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Five DOM Faculty Among Most Cited Researchers

Five DOM Faculty Among Most Cited Researchers

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Five Department of Medicine faculty members have been named Highly Cited Researchers 2016 by Thomson Reuters, which identifies the world’s most influential contemporary researchers across 21 scientific fields. Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators (ESI) as Highly Cited Papers—ranking among the top 1 percent(...)

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