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Poku and Sanchez-Collins Receive Community Action Award

Poku and Sanchez-Collins Receive Community Action Award

Posted by  | Congratulations

Michael Poku and Shakira Sanchez-Collins, internal medicine residents, won the Idoreyin P. Montague Community Action Award at the Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Grand Rounds and Awards Presentation earlier this month. Michael Poku is a Mayoral-appointed member of Baltimore's Ryan White Part A Planning Council that works to enhance the health of individuals living with HIV/AIDS,(...)

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Medicine for the Greater Good Symposium

Medicine for the Greater Good Symposium

Posted by  | Patient Care

This event is hosted by Medicine for the Greater Good, an initiative and formal curriculum that seeks to train and educate medical residents in bridging the gap in health disparities between the hospital and the community. The topic of Mayor Pugh’s remarks will be on Baltimore City and its health. The mayor will focus on(...)

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Journeys in Medicine Event

Journeys in Medicine Event

Posted by  | Administration, CME

The Department of Medicine Civic Engagement Committee would like all of our faculty, staff and trainees to consider attending this Journeys in Medicine session on Tuesday, October 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Unfortunately in the first half of 2017, our medical care teams have reported more incidents of intolerance and patients making derogatory comments or requesting(...)

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Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture

Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) invites you to attend the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture on Saturday, October 7 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Turner Auditorium on the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus. Continental breakfast and check-in begin at 8 a.m. The keynote speaker is Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH, FACP, the director(...)

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Latino Health Conference

Latino Health Conference

Posted by  | Civic Engagement, Research

Centro SOL and the Urban Health Institute invite you to the 3rd Annual Latino Health Conference entitled "The Values of Latino Health Research during Changing Times" for a discussion of the relevance of an inclusive research agenda at this moment in U.S. political history. Featuring Joshua Sharfstein, associate dean public health practice, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg(...)

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MERIT College Decision Day

MERIT College Decision Day

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

College decisions are rolling in for MERIT scholars. MERIT Health Leadership Academy is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming Baltimore City high school students into health care leaders by preparing them for success in college and beyond. After months spent eagerly awaiting college decisions, MERIT seniors have received some very exciting news: Senior scholars have earned more(...)

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Screenings of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

Screenings of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

Posted by  | Patient Care

Free screenings of the new HBO movie, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” starring Oprah Winfrey. Location: Turner Auditorium Date: Friday, April 21, 2017 Time: FOUR options throughout the day (8 a.m., Noon, 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.) Tickets are free, but must be secured prior to attending the show. Click here for tickets: http://www.insidehopkinsmedicine.org/news/news_detail_page.cfm?id=21247

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Donate to the Professional Clothing Drive

Donate to the Professional Clothing Drive

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

So far, the DOM has collected over 200 professional clothing items and accessories as part of the CIVIC Engagement Committee’s Professional Clothing Drive. These items will benefit job seekers involved with Maryland New Directions, a non-profit organization offering no-cost employment counseling and specialized career training programs for Baltimore-area residents. It’s not too late to donate!(...)

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Inspire Baltimore’s Aspiring Health Care Professionals This Summer with MERIT

Inspire Baltimore’s Aspiring Health Care Professionals This Summer with MERIT

Posted by  | Administration

  Talented high school students across Baltimore dream of becoming health care professionals. You can help make their dreams a reality. Volunteer this summer with MERIT, a non-profit education program that partners with Johns Hopkins to transform under-represented students into health care leaders. Clinicians: Allow a MERIT Scholar to shadow you for three hour blocks(...)

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