General Internal Medicine

Sponsored Staff Recognition Awards

Sponsored Staff Recognition Awards

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Individual Staff Member award We are very happy to award the inaugural Staff Recognition Award to Laura Noffke (right), research service manager in the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine. Laura has exceeded in every one of the criteria for this award: leadership, teamwork, can-do attitude, resourcefulness and dedication. Pulmonary has pioneered the pre-(...)

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Cooper Named Vice President for Health Equity for Johns Hopkins Medicine

Cooper Named Vice President for Health Equity for Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has been named vice president for health care equity for Johns Hopkins Medicine. She will assume the newly created position on Jan. 1, 2016. As our nation struggles to improve population health while managing health care spending, moving from health disparities to health equity has(...)

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Scholarly Concentrations Mentoring Opportunity

Scholarly Concentrations Mentoring Opportunity

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First year Hopkins medical students in the Scholarly Concentrations (SC) course are currently seeking faculty mentors for summer research projects. Students will have seven weeks of full-time availability in the summer to work on their projects. The SOM pays them a stipend to work during those seven weeks. Mary Catherine Beach, professor in the Division(...)

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Cooper and the CVD Disparities Center recognized at AAMC meeting

Cooper and the CVD Disparities Center recognized at AAMC meeting

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The Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities and more specifically, Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, were recognized for their hard work at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) by AAMC president and CEO, Darrell Kirch. In his presidential address he said, “Or consider(...)

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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 2015 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(...)

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Department of Medicine Top Fundraiser at 2015 American Diabetes Association Step Out:  Walk To Stop Diabetes

Department of Medicine Top Fundraiser at 2015 American Diabetes Association Step Out: Walk To Stop Diabetes

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The totals are in and the Department of Medicine was the top Johns Hopkins Medicine fundraiser at this year’s Baltimore American Diabetes Step Out Walk—raising $23,408! We nearly met out $25,000 goal thanks to the efforts of our outstanding team captains.  We had 6 teams raise over $1,000: Diabetes Center and Division of Endocrinology ($5,786)(...)

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Snyder named President of ISOQOL

Snyder named President of ISOQOL

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Claire Snyder, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was installed as president of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL). ISOQOL's mission is to advance the scientific study of health-related quality of life and other patient-centered outcomes to identify effective interventions, enhance the quality of health care and promote the health(...)

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Idoreyin P. Montague Memorial Urban Health Combined Grand Rounds and Awards Presentation

Idoreyin P. Montague Memorial Urban Health Combined Grand Rounds and Awards Presentation

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The Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Grand Rounds and Awards Presentation will take place on Wednesday, November 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Chevy Chase Auditorium with a reception to follow. Dr. Newton E. Kendig, assistant director, Health Service Division, Federal Bureau of Prisons, will present "Leveraging Correctional Medicine to Advance Public Health(...)

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Developments from the Development Office

Developments from the Development Office

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The Department of Medicine had a record-breaking fiscal year for 2015, raising nearly $44 million in gifts, grants and pledges, our highest total in the past five years. Johns Hopkins Medicine benefits from a strong tradition of philanthropy, especially from our grateful patients. The development office also works with foundations and corporations who want to(...)

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Shochet receives Arky Award

Shochet receives Arky Award

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Robert Shochet, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine received the Ron Arky Award of the Learning Communities Institute (LCI) due to his contributions to the development of learning communities in medical education. Ron Arky, professor of medicine and director of the Francis Peabody Society at the Harvard University School of Medicine, has(...)

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