Nephrology

Choi Named Chief of Nephrology at Georgetown

Choi Named Chief of Nephrology at Georgetown

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Michael Choi, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, has accepted the position of chief of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Georgetown University Medical Center. Mike completed his medical school and residency training at Hopkins and then following his Nephrology fellowship at Penn, joined the Hopkins Nephrology faculty in 1994. Mike has served(...)

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Fellowship Match Day 2018

Fellowship Match Day 2018

Posted by  | Education

Pictured: current Osler residents celebrating on Match Day Incoming Fellows: This year's fellowship match will bring a new class of the best and brightest to the Department of Medicine divisions come July. Congratulations to our incoming fellows as well as everyone involved in making our fellowship programs some of the most sought after in the(...)

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Parikh Receives Academic Excellence Award

Parikh Receives Academic Excellence Award

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Chirag Parikh, professor and director of the Division of Nephrology, was named the 2018 recipient of the Academic Excellence Award from the American Nephrologists of Indian Origin (ANIO) at the American Society of Nephrology meeting. This award recognizes individuals of Indian origin who have made substantial academic contributions to nephrology and have sustained achievements in the areas of research and education. Chirag(...)

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Shafi Named Division Director at University of Mississippi Medical Center

Shafi Named Division Director at University of Mississippi Medical Center

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Tariq Shafi has accepted the position of Division Director and Bower Chair of Nephrology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) Department of Medicine. Tariq came to Hopkins in 2005 to pursue a nephrology fellowship, and has been a member of the Division of Nephrology ever since. While completing his fellowship, he went on to(...)

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Four from the DOM Honored by the American College of Physicians

Four from the DOM Honored by the American College of Physicians

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Each year, the American College of Physicians (ACP) collects nominations for awards and masterships in order to recognize excellence and distinguished contributions to internal medicine. The following members of the DOM were chosen for 2018-2019 and will be honored at the 2019 Internal Medicine Meeting. To see the full list of awardees, visit: https://www.acponline.org/about-acp/awards-masterships-and-competitions/new-masters-and-awardees Jeanne Clark, professor(...)

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Faculty Senate Update

Faculty Senate Update

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The School of Medicine’s Faculty Senate had its first meeting of the year on September 12. Members discussed the results from the faculty satisfaction survey and the new online education program. The faculty representatives for the DOM are: Meredith McCormack, associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary (mmccor16@jhmi.edu), John Sperati, associate professor in the Division of(...)

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State of the Department Recap

State of the Department Recap

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Today's State of the Department marked the opening of this year's Medical Grand Rounds. In his address, Mark Anderson reviewed highlights from the past year including findings from the departmental five-year review, and shared his goals for the year ahead. Thank you to everyone who attended. We look forward to another productive year. Highlights include: Launch(...)

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Knicely Receives Young Investigator Award

Knicely Receives Young Investigator Award

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Daphne Knicely, assistant professor in the Division of Nephrology, has been awarded the 2018 Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Grant from the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) to spearhead a vital program that seeks to sharply increase “health literacy” among patients who have chronic kidney disease. Daphne is collaborating on the project with colleague Sumeska Thavarajah, assistant professor(...)

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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. Professor: Petros Karakousis, Infectious Diseases Sean Leng, Geriatrics John Murphy, Infectious Diseases Timothy Osborne (not pictured), Endocrinology Sarbjit Saini, Clinical Immunology Associate Professor: Justin Bailey, Infectious Diseases Lee Daugherty-Biddison, Pulmonary Seth Martin, Cardiology Stephen Sozio, Nephrology Jeffrey Trost, Cardiology Assistant Professor: Keira Cohen,(...)

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2018 SOM Convocation Awards

2018 SOM Convocation Awards

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The School of Medicine Convocation Ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 23 in the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Many of the awards for faculty were given to members of the Department of Medicine. The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching were established in 1981 by the Advisory Board(...)

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