General Internal Medicine

Comparison of breast cancer risk in women with and without systemic lupus erythematosus in a Medicare population

Comparison of breast cancer risk in women with and without systemic lupus erythematosus in a Medicare population

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ARTICLE: Comparison of breast cancer risk in women with and without systemic lupus erythematosus in a Medicare population AUTHORS: Waseem Khaliq, Rehan Qayyum Jeffrey Clough, Dhananjay Vaidya, Antonio C. Wolff, Diane M. Becker JOURNAL: Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Jun;151(2):465-74. doi: 10.1007/s10549-015-3412-5. Epub  2015 May 10. Abstract Studies have suggested a decreased breast cancer risk(...)

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Yeh inducted to Delta Omega Society

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Dr. Jessica Yeh, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, core faculty in the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research and senior epidemiologist for the Osler Housestaff Research Program, was elected to the Alpha Chapter of the Delta Omega Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Delta Omega(...)

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Women’s Task Force Updates

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Women’s Task Force Annual Dinner The Women’s Task Force Annual Dinner on Tuesday, May 19 from 6-9 p.m. at the Engineer's Club of Baltimore is a networking event for all DOM women faculty and trainees. If you are interested in attending please RSVP to Kim Williams ksimmers@jhmi.edu by May 15. This year’s keynote speaker for(...)

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The Johns Hopkins Learning Environment Scale: Measuring Medical Students’ Perceptions of the Processes Supporting Professional Formation

The Johns Hopkins Learning Environment Scale: Measuring Medical Students’ Perceptions of the Processes Supporting Professional Formation

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ARTICLE: The Johns Hopkins Learning Environment Scale: Measuring Medical Students’ Perceptions of the Processes Supporting Professional Formation AUTHORS: Robert B. Shochet, MD, Jorie M. Colbert-Getz, PhD and Scott M. Wright, MD JOURNAL: Acad Med. 2015 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract PURPOSE: To construct a new measure to assess students’ perceptions of the medical(...)

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Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony

Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony

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The Johns Hopkins Hospitalist Program in the Division of General Internal Medicine had an outstanding showing at HM15, the annual national Society of Hospital Medicine meeting. The program had at least 6 research posters and multiple award winners including: Dr. Dan Brotman, director of the hospitalist program received the National Excellence in Research Award, Dr.(...)

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Levine and Sellmeyer elected into Alpha Omega Alpha

Levine and Sellmeyer elected into Alpha Omega Alpha

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Drs. Rachel Levine and Deborah Sellmeyer have been elected into Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), the national medical honor society due to their lasting commitment to scholarship, leadership, professionalism and service. Dr. Levine, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, is a renowned scholar in the field of medical education and has made important(...)

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