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Jules Jung Awarded Teaching Honor

For the past decade, Jules Jung, M.D., has harnessed the power of simulation to ensure that Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine graduates are prepared to manage emergency situations during their internships and beyond. In recognition of her outstanding contributions in this area, she received the 2016 Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award in May, which recognizes the importance of teaching at Johns Hopkins.

Linda Regan Receives Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association 2016 Residency Director of the Year Award

Linda Regan, M.D., assistant professor of emergency medicine and program director of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has been selected as the recipient of the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association (EMRA) 2016 Residency Director of the Year Award. According to EMRA, the award recognizes a residency director who serves as a role model for residents and demonstrates qualities valued in a mentor. Regan is the first woman to receive this award since its inception more than 15 years ago. She was formally honored during an awards ceremony at the annual meeting for the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine in May.

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Emergency Medicine Resident Takes Home Top Honor in Shark Tank Competition

Casey Wilson, M.D., won first place in the Hopkins inHealth Shark Tank competition in May. Wilson received $5,000 for her idea to develop an anatomy-based app called Block Star. The app is a bedside reference for emergency physicians to aid them in performing nerve blocks, which are often used in patients with acutely painful conditions to block conduction to a nerve and numb part of the body for procedures like laceration repairs, join reductions and pain control from fractures. Wilson plans to use the award to continue working on the app’s development.

Matthew Levy and Asa Margolis Named to Leadership Positions in Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services

Matthew Levy, D.O., M.Sc., associate professor of emergency medicine, and Asa Margolis, D.O., M.P.H., assistant professor of emergency medicine, have taken on leadership positions in the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS). Levy will serve as the medical director of HCDFRS, and Margolis will be HCDFRS’ associate medical director. Both Levy and Margolis will continue in their current capacity with Johns Hopkins in addition to serving in their roles with HCDFRS.

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Michael Millin Joins New Johns Hopkins Teaching Society

Michael Millin, M.D., M.P.H., has been named as the Department of Emergency Medicine’s inaugural inductee into the Distinguished Teaching Society, a selective new honor society affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s vice dean for education and the Medical Student Government. The society recognizes outstanding and passionate clinical faculty members and residents in departments around the school of medicine and their contributions to clinical medical student teaching. Nominations are made by medical students.

Emergency Medicine Resident Inducted into Honor Medical Society

Erin Kane, M.D., was chosen in April to be inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Kane was one of only a few residents to be inducted. Inductees are recognized based on various criteria, including academic achievement, leadership, commitment and professionalism. Kane was nominated by Linda Regan, M.D., program director of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program.

Emergency Medicine Resident Earns Clinical Excellence Award

Chid Iloabachie, M.D., has received the Frank L. Coulson Jr. Award for Clinical Excellence. This award, given by the Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, aims to recognize and promote clinical excellence for the benefit of individuals and communities that are served. Iloabachie is the fifth resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine’s program to be awarded this honor. Linda Regan, M.D., program director of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program, says Iloabachie demonstrates “a passion for his work that is simply a joy to watch.”

NIH Awards Grant to Launch New Influenza Research Center

Richard Rothman, M.D., Ph.D. is co-director of new center to track and identify flu strains around the globe that may pose a threat to public health and communities.

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