General Internal Medicine

2016 Diversity Leadership Council Diversity Recognition Awards

2016 Diversity Leadership Council Diversity Recognition Awards

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Four from the Department of Medicine will be honored at a ceremony on Tuesday, May 10 from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Glass Pavilion on the Homewood Campus as recipients of the 2016 Diversity Recognition Awards sponsored by the Diversity Leadership Council. Congratulations to: Alicia Arbaje, assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics Rachel Levine, associate professor(...)

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DOM in the News

DOM in the News

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Members of our department have been popping up all over the news this past week. Check out where below. Seasonal allergies drive some Baltimore-area residents to alternative remedies....Alvin Sanico, assistant professor in the Division of Clinical Immunology, said herbal remedies and other alternative allergy treatments aren't reliable. Aside from the neti pot … they do not(...)

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Johns Hopkins Primary Care Consortium Grants

Johns Hopkins Primary Care Consortium Grants

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The Johns Hopkins Primary Care Consortium recently announced that it will fund the following grants involving DOM faculty, fellows and staff: The TEACH Curriculum – Training for Engagement and Advocacy for Community Health Principal Investigator:  Erica Johnson, MD, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases Co-Investigators:  Manasa Ayyala, MD, fellow in GIM, and Stephanie Nothelle,(...)

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Gross Receives Professors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching

Gross Receives Professors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching

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Richard Gross, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently named the School of Medicine's seventh recipient of the Johns Hopkins University Professors' Award for Excellence in Teaching for Part-Time Faculty for his investment and devotion for sharing his expertise to assist the next generation of graduates. The formal announcement will be made at(...)

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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 have been promoted since January. Promoted to Associate Professor: Promoted to Assistant professor: Sajida Chaudry, Division of General Internal Medicine Abednego Chibungu, Division of Hospital Medicine Nimisha Kalia-Satwah, Division of Occupational Medicine Illeana Ponor, Division of Hospital Medicine Clare Rock, Division of Infectious Diseases Dwight Wooster,(...)

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Teaching the Principles of High Value Care: An Educator’s Workshop

Teaching the Principles of High Value Care: An Educator’s Workshop

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Speakers: Anthony Accurso, faculty director of Providers for Responsible Ordering, assistant professor in the Division of Chemical Dependence Heather Sateia, co-chair of the High Value Care Education Subcommittee, instructor in the Division of General Internal Medicine Amit Pahwa, co-chair of the High Value Care Committee, director of TIME: High Value Healthcare, assistant professor in the Division of(...)

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IEE Award Winners

IEE Award Winners

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The Department of Medicine took home all but three of the Institute for Excellence in Education's (IEE) Awards for Outstanding Achievement at their ceremony last Friday. This is a testament to our department's incredible educators in all stages of their careers. Congratulations to all of the following faculty members: David Kern, professor in the Division of(...)

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Bailey and Nguy Named Division Administrators

Bailey and Nguy Named Division Administrators

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Talia Bailey, MBA, MHA, was named the division administrator for the Division of Cardiology in February. A native of Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, Talia came to Baltimore to attend Loyola University where she received both a Bachelor and a Master of Business Administration. She later went on to complete a Master of Health Administration from the University(...)

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Congrats to the Graduates of the Emerging Women’s Leadership Program

Congrats to the Graduates of the Emerging Women’s Leadership Program

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The Department of Medicine had six graduates of the 2015 cohort of the Emerging Women's Leadership program sponsored by the Office of Women in Science and Medicine and the SOM Office of Faculty Development. This 11-month program aims to provide leadership development for highly skilled women faculty and has resulted in new research collaborations amongst participants as(...)

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Validation of the Instant Blood Pressure Smartphone App

Validation of the Instant Blood Pressure Smartphone App

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ARTICLE: Validation of the Instant Blood Pressure Smartphone App AUTHORS: Timothy B. Plante, Bruno Urrea, Zane T. MacFarlane, Roger S. Blumenthal, Edgar R. Miller III, Lawrence J. Appel and Seth S. Martin JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Mar 2. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.0157. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Mobile health (mHealth) technologies include unregulated consumer smartphone apps.1 The Instant Blood Pressure app (IBP; AuraLife) estimates blood pressure (BP) using a technique in which(...)

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