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January 2012

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Ramy El-Diwany helps uninsured or underinsured residents like Sallie Lovelist, Leona Johnson and Stephon Hand find health care resources and access at the Charm City Clinic
THE CALL CONTINUES
After 30 years of commemorating King, Hopkins remains focused on
advancing health care equality.
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As an institution, Johns Hopkins Medicine is deeply invested in the health of its community, working to eliminate heath care inequality through education, community outreach and research. As a volunteer, Hopkins medical student Ramy El-Diwany helps uninsured or underinsured residents like Sallie Lovelist, Leona Johnson and Stephon Hand find health care resources and access at the Charm City Clinic, a free clinic and health resource center in East Baltimore.

Articles in this Issue

COVER STORY

  • Reaching out to the community, Hopkins experts share medical advice on health issues facing underserved minorities through a weekly radio show.
  • After 30 years of commemorating the birth and historic achievements of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Johns Hopkins Medicine remains committed to carry out his teaching of health care equality for all endures.  
  • Trauma surgeon Adil Haider believes that saving lives in Hopkins’ emergency department also means confronting forms of racial and class bias. As one of many Hopkins researchers studying inequality in medical care, he is helping to identify disparities in how trauma providers treat their patients.
  • Urban Health residents learn to care for complex health needs of inner city patients while filling an unmet community need.  

CELEBRATING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration committee members Ken Grant and Irma Silkworth share memories and reflect on the meaning of a cherished Hopkins tradition, then and now.
  • For the past 30 years, faculty, students and staff have been recognized for their commitment to the ideals of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Read the the stories of a this year’s winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Awards. 

LEADERSHIP SPEAKS

  • When the president of the Association of American Medical Colleges asked Hopkins if would lead the reform of academic medicine, Den/CEO Edward D. Miller says leading the way has always been the Hopkins tradition.      

NEW CLINICAL BUILDINGS

  • When the new adult emergency department opens this spring, it will offer a better opportunity to provide patient-centered care

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