General Internal Medicine

Members of the DOM Recognized by the Society of Hospital Medicine

Members of the DOM Recognized by the Society of Hospital Medicine

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The Johns Hopkins Health System High Value Care Committee was recently named the recipient of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)’s Award of Excellence in Teamwork in QI. The committee’s goal is to improve patient care quality while eliminating wasteful practices across the health system. Committee members include: Amit Pahwa, GIM Lenny Feldman, GIM Mike Borowitz,(...)

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Brotman Named Master in Hospital Medicine

Brotman Named Master in Hospital Medicine

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Daniel Brotman, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has been named one of four 2018 Masters in Hospital Medicine (MHM) worldwide by the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). This honor is the apex of distinguished prestige in the hospital medicine community and is in recognition of his contributions to the field of hospital(...)

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Sisson Elected to ACP Board of Regents

Sisson Elected to ACP Board of Regents

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Stephen Sisson, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, is one of two physicians worldwide to be elected to the American College of Physicians' (ACP) Board of Regents. The Board of Regents is the ACP’s main policy-making council, and determines the formal positions of the 160,000 member college. He will begin his two-year term(...)

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Golden and Hill-Briggs Named to ADA Board of Directors

Golden and Hill-Briggs Named to ADA Board of Directors

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Sherita Golden, executive vice chair, and Felicia Hill-Briggs, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, have been named to the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 2018 board of directors. As of Jan. 1, Felicia is the president of the health care and education and Sherita is an active board member. Also, Nisa Maruthur, associate professor in GIM,(...)

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Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

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Shabina Ahmed, assistant professor in Endocrinology, Fawaz Al Ammary, assistant professor in Nephrology, Heather Sateia, assistant professor in GIM, and Geeta Sood, assistant professor in ID, were named part of the first cohort of the Epic Faculty Scholars Program by the Office of Faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The awardees are predominantly clinicians(...)

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Smith Named Visionary in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Smith Named Visionary in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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Tom Smith, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was named one of the 30 most influential leaders in hospice and palliative medicine, the medical specialty focused on relieving suffering and improving quality of life for people with serious illnesses. In celebration of 30 years serving the profession, the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative(...)

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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: Associate Professor: Assistant Professor: Jennifer Foulke-Abel, Division of Gastroenterology We would also like to welcome our new faculty members who joined the department last quarter. Melissa Blakeman, instructor, GIM Lonnie Fuller, instructor, GIM Dean Grove, instructor, Occupational Medicine Kelly Koay, instructor, GIM Kimiyoshi Kobayashhi,(...)

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Bass Elected to American Clinical and Climatological Association

Bass Elected to American Clinical and Climatological Association

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Eric Bass, vice chair for faculty development and promotions, was recently elected to the American Clinical and Climatological Association (ACCA) on the basis of his leadership, excellence in his field, high level of integrity and spirit of diversity. The association was created in 1884 by physicians and scientists with the desire to improve medical education, research and practice in(...)

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5 From the DOM Among Most Cited Researchers

5 From the DOM Among Most Cited Researchers

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Five Department of Medicine faculty members have been named Highly Cited Researchers 2017 by Clarivate Analytics, which was previously part of 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(...)

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Poku and Sanchez-Collins Receive Community Action Award

Poku and Sanchez-Collins Receive Community Action Award

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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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