House call: Aliki resident Ashleigh Hicks visits patient Elizabeth Kovarik at her home in Rosedale.
A Memorable Month on the Wards By cutting residents’ patient load in half, Bayview is allowing young doctors to dig more deeply into their patients’ lives.
The case of Mr. B had baffled his doctors. The 34-year-old with diabetes had been hospitalized 18 times over two years because he wasn’t taking his insulin properly. Psychiatry was called in for a consult and he was diagnosed as depressed. His chart read “disengaged and noncompliant.”
Joanne Pollak didn’t need to be sold on the value of giving to the United Way.
“It runs in my family,” says Pollak, vice president and general counsel for Johns Hopkins Medicine, who grew up in the Midwest. Both of her parents were active in the organization, and she inherited a tradition of giving, joining them for bake sales and other charitable events when she was growing up.
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Go With the Flow
Responding to critical blood shortages, the Johns Hopkins Blood Drive Committee—in partnership with the American Red Cross—steps up blood donation efforts.