Geriatrics

Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

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The 7th Annual Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology will take place on Thursday, July 27 from 4-5 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Level 1, Richard A. Grossi Auditorium (Bayview campus); reception to follow. Guest speaker: Ivonne Z. Jiménez-Velázquez, MD, FACP, Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine(...)

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Is Equity the Missing Link?

Is Equity the Missing Link?

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In a recent Health Affairs Blog "Restoring Equity to the Health Law Debate," Abraham Nussbaum, a psychiatrist at Denver Health, delivers an awakening perspective on a missing component of our critical conversation and public debate on health reform--EQUITY. He delves into a historical account of the Scottish physician, Archie Cochrane whose insights from the famous lecture(...)

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Karen A. Armacost Lecture on Geriatric Care

Karen A. Armacost Lecture on Geriatric Care

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The Karen A. Armacost 4th Annual Lecture on Geriatric Care will be held Thursday, April 27 at 4-5 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Level 1, Richard A. Grossi Auditorium, Johns Hopkins Bayview campus. Title: "Nursing Assistants: The Caring Hands of the Geriatric Team" Dr. Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Psychiatry(...)

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Dealing with Racist Patients

Dealing with Racist Patients

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Managing medically complex patients from around Maryland and the world is a practice that physicians at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions regularly handle. However, the experience of caring for patients with openly alternate or even bigoted viewpoints regarding matters of race, ethnicity, gender or religion can be difficult. We can look back at the February 2016(...)

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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. Associate Professor: Nada Alachkar, Nephrology Rashmi Nisha Aurora (not pictured), Pulmonary Ashwin Balagopal, Infectious Diseases Zackary Berger, General Internal Medicine Jenell Coleman, Clinical Pharmacology Mihaela Pertea (not pictured), Genetic Medicine Tariq Shafi, Nephrology Ami Shah, Rheumatology Zack Wang, Hematology Assistant Professor: Michael Goldman, Clinical Immunology(...)

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IEE Award Winners

IEE Award Winners

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The DOM took home all but one of the Institute for Excellence in Education's (IEE) Awards for Outstanding Achievement at their ceremony last on Friday, March 31. These peer-nominated awards recognize outstanding educators and acknowledge great achievements in education, and we are so proud to have so many honorees from our department. Congratulations to all of(...)

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Older Americans Independence Center Requesting Proposals

Older Americans Independence Center Requesting Proposals

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The Older American Independence Center (OAIC) is seeking proposals for two upcoming awards. The Pilot/Exploratory Studies Core aims to fund projects to develop interventions or treatments for the syndrome of frailty in older Americans with discovery aimed at impacting the larger field of frailty science. Support may range up to $30,000 in direct costs for a one-year(...)

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Six from the DOM Inducted into Distinguished Teaching Society

Six from the DOM Inducted into Distinguished Teaching Society

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The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Distinguished Teaching Society was created last year in order to recognize, encourage and support the educational activities, research and career objectives of Hopkins master clinical educators. This year, six members of our department were selected by the Hopkins medical student body to be part of the 2017 cohort inducted into the(...)

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Amjad Receives Junior Research Manuscript Award

Amjad Receives Junior Research Manuscript Award

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Halima Amjad, assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics, has been selected by the Board of Directors and the Awards Committee of the American Geriatrics Society as the recipient of the 2017 American Geriatrics Society Outstanding Junior Research Manuscript Award. This award recognizes the research that Halima performed under the mentorship Dr. Julie Bynum from Dartmouth. This paper,(...)

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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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