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March 19, 2012

The Osler Center for Clinical Excellence at Johns Hopkins, of the Division of General Internal Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University, is proud to announce funding of the following grants in the 2011/2012 academic year:

  • With New Duty Hour Restrictions, What Gets Squeezed Out of Residency: A time-motion study of patient care by residents following 2011 work hour restrictions
    Lauren Block, M.D.; Sanjay Desai, M.D.; Lenny Feldman, M.D.; Albert Wu, M.D., MPH
  • Faculty Scholar and Project Award: Primary Care and Health Status of Buprenorphine-Maintained Individuals in Office-Based Treatment – Developing a Prospective Cohort 
    Amina Chaudhry, M.D., MPH (with Michael Fingerhood, M.D.; Richard Moore, M.D., MHS; Eric Strain, M.D.)
  • Empirical Study of Student Responses to the Implicit Association Test (IAT) as an Educational Method to Raise Self-Awareness if Implicit Racial Bias 
    April S. Fitzgerald, M.D.; Mary Catherine Beach, M.D., MPH  
  • The Use of Social Media to Promote Medical Humanism and Professionalism
    Tabor Flickinger, M.D., MPH; Patricia A. Thomas, M.D.; Margaret S. Chisolm, M.D.
  • Understanding the Relationship of Social Capital and Obesity in an Urban Housing Complex 
    Kimberly A. Gudzune, M.D., MPH; J. Hunter Young, M.D., MHS; Craig Pollack, M.D., MHS, MA
  • Bayview Patient Connection: A pilot project to implement and evaluate an ambulatory intensive care experience for high utilizing Medicaid patients in an internal medicine residency continuity clinic 
    Laura Hanyok, M.D.; Marc Larochelle, M.D.; Melissa Dattalo, M.D., MPH; Huy Do, D.O.; Fernanda Porto Carreiro, M.D.; Sean Tackett, M.D.; Ryan Childers, M.D.; Wendy Bennett, M.D., MPH
  • Faculty Scholar and Project Award: Influence of Hospital Environment, Provider and Patient Related Factors on Patient Satisfaction
    Zishan Siddiqui, M.D. (with Daniel Brotman, Albert Wu, Shalini Chandra, M.D.)
  • Measuring Patient Satisfaction with Hospitalist’s Care: Development and Validation of the Tool to Assess Inpatient Satisfaction with Care from Hospitalists (TAISCH) 
    Haruka Torok, M.D.; Zishan Siddiqui, M.D.; Sharon Ghazarian, Ph.D.; Scott Wright, M.D.

The Osler Center for Clinical Excellence at Johns Hopkins was established in 2002, within the Division of General Internal Medicine, to train physicians in the basic elements of a sound doctor-patient relationship. The program is dedicated to training a new generation of doctors who will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively with patients and their families;
  • Apply good diagnostic skills and the best of medical science to the care of their patients;
  • Set up health care systems that deliver accessible, patient-friendly, high-quality care; and,
  • Act as a steadfast guide and source of support to patients, no matter where they choose to see specialty care.

For more information about the Osler Center for Clinical Excellence, please contact:

John A. Flynn, M.D., MBA
Co-Director, The Osler Center for Clinical Excellence
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
601 North Caroline Street, #7143
Baltimore, MD  21287
(410) 955-1111

David E. Kern, M.D., MPH
Co-Director, The Osler Center for Clinical Excellence
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD  21224-2780
(410) 550-1828


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