Year in Review 2016

Highlights from stories concerning the strategic priorities of Johns Hopkins Medicine

Published in Dome - January/February 2017

A graphic shows biofilm.


BIOMEDICAL DISCOVERY: By studying biofilm, the sticky coating of bacteria that clings to intestinal walls, researchers Cynthia Sears and Francis Giardiello may have discovered the earliest marker in the progression of colon cancer.


A photo shows Johns Hopkins Healthcare Solutions.


PERFORMANCE: Johns Hopkins HealthCare Solutions, a business division within Johns Hopkins HealthCare, manages a Johns Hopkins-run workplace clinic at Coastal Sunbelt Produce in Laurel. In FY16, the Solutions group distributed $6 million to faculty members and departments across the schools of medicine, public health and nursing from revenue it generated by providing Johns Hopkins consulting services and programs to industry clients.


A photo shows the unveiling of the new name of Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.


INTEGRATION: Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital celebrates its 90th anniversary and new name with a logo unveiling. The event also marks the fifth anniversary of the hospital joining Johns Hopkins Medicine.


A photo represents the education priority.


EDUCATION: The primary care clerkship at Johns Hopkins brings first-year medical students face to face with patients and community doctors. The yearlong program allows trainees to learn how to build relationships with patients.


A photo represents the Patient and Family Centered Care strategic priority.


PATIENT- AND FAMILY-CENTERED CARE: The Center for Addiction and Pregnancy at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center is one of the first to co-locate and often integrate prenatal care, substance abuse treatment, psychiatric care and a pediatric clinic that treats children until they are 21. 

Read Putting the Pieces Together: Center for Addiction and Pregnancy treats the children of mothers who took drugs while pregnant.

A photo represents the Community Outreach strategic priority.


COMMUNITY OUTREACH: The Supply Chain Institute, a job training partnership between Johns Hopkins and Baltimore City Community College, is an eight-week course for high school graduates who want to learn about large-scale shipping, receiving and distribution operations. 

Read Homegrown Talent: New institute trains supply chain workers for careers, not jobs.