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In Your Community
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Student Provides Support to Baltimore Youth
Working with Thread, Erin Chen has learned more about her city and has formed a Baltimore family.
HIV Testing Program Provides Valuable Support to Community Clinics
The Johns Hopkins SOURCE, a community engagement and service-learning center, established an HIV Counseling and Testing Program that partners with community clinics and trains Johns Hopkins students to conduct testing and counseling.
Johns Hopkins Home-based Medicine Helps Fill Community’s Primary Care Gaps
JHOME provides long-term primary care for patients who cannot get into a clinic because of their chronic conditions. Through JHOME, physicians and other health care professionals treat patients where they live, so that restricted mobility does not disrupt access to medical care.
Johns Hopkins Home Care Group Works Together to Create Bunches of Lunches
Five events and 1,201 lunches later, the Bunches of Lunches project is still going strong. The shelters greatly appreciated our efforts, and everyone involved had a great time supporting a good cause.
Johns Hopkins Practitioners Form Cycling Team to Benefit Moveable Feast
Scotti formed a Johns Hopkins Medicine cycling team, Fierce Chicks Rock, to participate in Moveable Feast’s Ride for the Feast fundraiser. Thousands of miles and two decades later, Fierce Chicks Rock has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the organization.
School of Medicine Student Supports Latino Community Through Tutoring
“Medical school is a very intense time,” says Rosemary Riel, SOURCE’s assistant director for academic service-learning. “The Service Scholars program is an opportunity for the students to develop a different lens on the communities they’ll be working with. It humanizes the practice of medicine beyond the traditional clinic focus.”
Johns Hopkins Government and Community Affairs Office Partners to Distribute Thousands of COVID-19 Supplies to Community
The Johns Hopkins Office of Government and Community Affairs and its community partners are distributing 18,000 boxes of produce donated by Baltimore City and 3,300 COVID-19 home test kits from The Johns Hopkins University. They are also distributing 5,000 face masks and 5,000 bottles of hand sanitizer donated by The Johns Hopkins Hospital warehouse and the Johns Hopkins University Office of Economic Development.
Annual East Baltimore Community Conversation Highlights Listening, Learning
Members of the East Baltimore community attended the sixth annual East Baltimore Community Conversation to help foster open dialogue between Johns Hopkins Medicine and its neighbors. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jan. 12 meeting was held via Zoom.
Pitch and Storytelling Competition Celebrates Work of 2021 Ward Infinity Cohort
Johns Hopkins Medicine and Sibley Memorial Hospital have supported innovative teams through the Ward Infinity. Last year was the first time the program included a pitch-and-storytelling competition that offered additional funding opportunities.
Johns Hopkins Students Pack 2,000 Meals for Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland
In December, the diagnostic medical sonography students at The Johns Hopkins Hospital chose to package meals for Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland. The group assembled 2,000 meals over a four-hour shift.
BioTechnical Institute of Maryland, Johns Hopkins Medicine Work Together to Forge Pathways to Employment
BioTechnical Institute of Maryland (BTI) provides a tuition-free program for under- and unemployed workers who want to build critical laboratory skills.
Urban Health Residents Learn About Holistic Care During Health Care for the Homeless Rotations
Through compassionate patient care, advocacy, teaching and scholarship, Johns Hopkins urban health residents receive world class clinical training that integrates them in the Baltimore community.
Joy and Relief at Suburban Hospital’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
When Suburban Hospital received the go-ahead from Maryland and Montgomery County officials that it could serve as a vaccine clinic site for the community, the team sprang into action. In less than 48 hours, the hospital had set up a full clinic to vaccinate as many as 400 people per day, with room for physical distancing and all safety protocols.