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Letter From the Chairman of Medicine

JOHNS HOPKINS
U N I V E R S I T Y

School of Medicine

Myron L. Weisfeldt, M.D.
William Osler Professor of Medicine
Director, Department of Medicine
Physician-in-Chief, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Director of Medicine for Johns Hopkins Medicine

Photograph of Dr. Weisfeldt

Johns Hopkins Medicine and The Department of Medicine have been a training ground for generations of leaders of Academic Medicine since the Department was founded by Osler and his students only 110 years ago. As such a training ground, I and my faculty know that this Department has a particularly important responsibility to see that the future leaders of Academic medicine coming from Hopkins are diverse in terms of racial and ethnic background. Already this Department has substantial numbers of Division Chiefs, Departmental leaders and Professors who are women and from minority and otherwise disadvantaged groups. Yet there is much work to be done. We are determined to attract, train, mentor, and support a diverse group of physicians and scientists at every stage in career development and leadership. This web site is just one expression of that commitment. A visit to our Institution and Department would show you more of the excellence and collegiality and openness that characterize Johns Hopkins today.

Sincerely,

Wiesfeldt Signature
Myron L. Weisfeldt, M.D.
William Osler Professor of Medicine

 

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