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Urban Health Primary Care Track

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Our Mission

Our mission is to develop internists who are:

  • top-notch primary care physicians
  • committed to the care of disadvantaged and vulnerable populations in domestic urban settings
  • experts in medical and social conditions common in domestic vulnerable urban settings
  • destined to become leaders in primary care, academia, public health and/or health advocacy organizations.

The Osler Housestaff Training Program, world-renowned since its founding in 1889, is famous for its academic rigor, its esprit de corps, its focus on general medical wards and clinics, and its unwavering commitment to comprehensive care for the residents of East Baltimore.

Training Areas

Upon this historic foundation, the Urban Health Track builds additional training in:

Addiction medicine

Corrective medicine

Behavioral medicine

Homelessness

HIV/AIDS

Mental health

Public health

Hepatitis C treatment

LARC

Collaborators

A hallmark of the Track is collaboration with professional and community partners who are crucial to enhancing the health of urban populations, including:

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners

Federally Qualified Health Centers

Community Leaders and Advocates

Social Workers

Urban NGOs

Case Managers

Community Health Workers

Health Departments

Pharmacists

 

The Track is a magnet for faculty and mentors from across the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore campus:

If you'd like to learn more about the Urban Health Track, please follow the links below. We'd be delighted to chat with you by email or phone, or in person here in Baltimore. Please click below to contact us. 

Leonard Feldman

Leonard Feldman, MD

Track Director, Osler Urban Health Track
Phone: 443-287-3135
Email: lfeldma6@jhmi.edu
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Rachel Kruzan

Rachel Kruzan, MD

Associate Track Director, Osler Urban Health Track
Phone: 410-522-9800
Email: rkruzan1@jhmi.edu
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Sanjay Desai

Sanjay Desai, MD

Program Director, Osler Medical Residency
Phone: 410-955-7910
Email: sanjayvdesai@jhu.edu
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More About the Urban Health Primary Care Track

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