Director’s Reflections

Director’s Reflections: Assessment of Physical Exam and Communication Skills (APECS)

Director’s Reflections: Assessment of Physical Exam and Communication Skills (APECS)

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Recently, through studies like the iCOMPARE trial, we have learned the alarming truth that interns and residents spend only a small fraction of their time interacting with patients. What’s more, there is no formalized assessment of skill built into graduate medical education in this country. It is easy to see the problems this could cause(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Doctors’ Day

Director’s Reflections: Doctors’ Day

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National Doctors’ Day was created to recognize the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities. I would like to take this opportunity to do exactly that for the physicians in the Department of Medicine. Last year alone, you made over 408,000 inpatient and outpatient encounters. Despite such a heavy workload, your contributions have helped(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Happy New Year

Director’s Reflections: Happy New Year

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I would like to welcome everyone to the new calendar year. I hope 2019 proves to be a prosperous, happy, successful and healthy year for all. While this is a beginning in many ways, it is a halfway point for our residents. Senior residents have almost reached the finish line and likely know whether their(...)

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Director’s Reflections: One DOM, Multiple Campuses

Director’s Reflections: One DOM, Multiple Campuses

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We in the Department of Medicine are one faculty. But we practice our mission-based activities at more than one place. While we began our journey at the Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH), Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (JHBMC) joined in in 1984.  JHBMC, formerly the Baltimore City Hospital, brought with it opportunities for important new programs(...)

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Director’s Reflections: The Department Review

Director’s Reflections: The Department Review

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You may have noticed recently that our department underwent a comprehensive review, a task completed every five years for each department in the School of Medicine. I’d like to extend my thanks to the many of you who participated—whether directly or indirectly—in this Herculean administrative effort with a special call out to Holly Sellers and(...)

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