General Internal Medicine

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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Tips from the AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar

Tips from the AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar

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In July, the department sponsored Dr. Wendy Bennett, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, to attend the AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar in Englewood, Colorado. Below are some helpful tips she learned from the seminar:  Become More Efficient–one way to improve e-mail management is called “Zero Inbox.” The goal(...)

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Celebrating 200+ Women Professors

Celebrating 200+ Women Professors

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Celebrate the promotion to professor of over 200 women on Wednesday, October 14, at 4 p.m. in the Chevy Chase Bank Auditorium. A reception will follow the celebration. Paul Rothman and Janice Clements, vice dean for faculty, will host the celebration. Linda Fried and Julie Freischlag, now deans, will speak about their personal journeys as(...)

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Professor Promotions

Professor Promotions

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FY15 saw the promotions of 14 well-deserving members of our department across many divisions and specialties. The below individuals demonstrate the diversity and proficiency that spans the Department of Medicine and succeeded in surpassing an extremely competitive process in order to earn the title of Professor of Medicine. Congratulations to: Theodore Abraham, Division of Cardiology(...)

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