General Internal Medicine

Manesh Awarded Barondess Fellowship

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Reza Manesh, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently awarded the Jeremiah A. Barondess Fellowship in Clinical Transaction by the New York Academy of Medicine. The fellowship aims to enhance the clinical skills of physicians in training by supporting junior faculty in internal medicine and focusing on innovative approaches to educating medical(...)

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Herzke Receives Leadership Award

Herzke Receives Leadership Award

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Carrie Herzke, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, recently received the Leadership Award from the Association of Chiefs & Leaders of General Internal Medicine (ACLGIM). The award recognizes skills in leadership in academic medicine for faculty members within the first 10 years of faculty appointment. For more information, visit: http://www.sgim.org/aclgim-tools--programs/awards-and-grants/leadership-award

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Alvanzo Named President of Maryland Society of Addiction Medicine

Alvanzo Named President of Maryland Society of Addiction Medicine

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As of January 1, Anika Alvanzo, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has transitioned into the role of president of the Maryland Society of Addiction Medicine (MDSAM). She was also elected to the Board of Directors for the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). She will serve as regional director for Region V, which(...)

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Pahwa Receives Educator Award

Pahwa Receives Educator Award

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Amit Pahwa, assistant professor in General Internal Medicine, was recently selected as the recipient of the 2017 Early Career Medical Student Educator Award from the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM). This new award recognizes innovation and excellence in medical student education in the areas of leadership, scholarship and teaching.

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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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Hill-Briggs Named President of ADA

Hill-Briggs Named President of ADA

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Felicia Hill-Briggs, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was named 2017 president-elect for health care and education for the American Diabetes Association's Board of Directors. She will assume the role of president in January 2018. In the past, she has chaired the ADA's Council on Behavioral Medicine and Psychology and served on the Grant(...)

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Hanyok Appointed Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education

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We are pleased to announce that Laura Hanyok, M.D. will become assistant dean for graduate medical education effective Jan. 1, 2017. As previously announced, Dr. John Rybock retired from this position April 1. Dr. Hanyok received her M.D. from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine before coming to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center(...)

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Cooper Named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Cooper Named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

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Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was named the 25th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor. With this appointment, she plans to establish an Institute for Equity in Health and Healthcare at Johns Hopkins, which would unify already-existing JHU centers performing research and education involving health disparities in order to create policy changes and community(...)

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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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