About the Academy
The Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) recognizes and promotes clinical excellence among community-based clinicians. Members of the academy, all Johns Hopkins Community Physicians providers, set an example of clinical excellence for the broader community through demonstration of outstanding clinical acumen, delivery of the highest quality patient- and family-centered care, peer mentorship, teaching and clinical leadership.
FEATURED NEWS & RESEARCHCongratulations, Anirudh Sridharan, M.D.!
We want to extend our congratulations to Anirudh Sridharan, M.D., (Johns Hopkins Community Physicians ACE Class of 2017) who is the recipient of an Armstrong Award for Excellence in Quality and Safety, as part of the 2021 Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards.
FEATURED CLINICAL WORK & RESEARCHCoaching Primary Care Clinicians in the Ambulatory Setting: Direct Observation and Deliberate Practice
Michael Crocetti, M.D., & Tina Kumra, M.D. | This study’s results highlight the acceptance of coaching as a tool that both reminds primary care clinicians of their strengths in caring for their patients and that alerts them to areas needing attention. Patients in primary care practices were not only amenable to the coaching of their clinicians during visits, but viewed the experience positively and seemed pleased with their primary care clinician’s commitment to improvement.
FEATURED CLINICAL WORK & RESEARCH Why Climate Change Is Different for People With Diabetes
Mihail Zilbermint, M.D. | “The climate crisis has largely been ignored by physicians,” Zilbermint says. “We often pretend it won’t affect us, but our kids or our grandkids. But it will happen to us. It is happening to us.”
All ACE Members
View the members of all Academy of Clinical Excellence inductee classes.
Nomination Period Closed
INTERNAL USE ONLY. The nomination period for the next ACE class is currently closed. Learn more.
Articles and Publications
See an archive of academic research, CLOSLER articles and work in the community from ACE members.
Featured ACE Member CLOSLER Articles
Helping Patients Practice Healthy Habits
By: Sajida Chaudry, M.D. | Imagining a healthier lifestyle is the first step toward wellness. You can then help patients to make small changes to their daily routine.
By: Marianne Fingerhood, C.R.N.P. |
Whether seeing patients in-person or virtually, one of the most important aspects of care is the human connection.
How to Overcome Burnout Through Gratitude
By Jennifer Janus, M.D. | Practicing gratitude, especially when times are tough, is an essential component of clinical excellence.