July/August 2017

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A Publication for the Johns Hopkins Medicine Family

Graduation Ceremony is a First for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

In an emotional ceremony at a beachside hotel in Florida, the first 10 graduates of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital residency program stepped into their futures.

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Articles in this Issue

  • Immunotherapy Treatments Bring Success

    Johns Hopkins research may lead to a new standard of care for thousands of patients whose cancers do not respond to existing treatments.

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  • Research Group Targets Gender Disparities

    The event’s sponsor, the Johns Hopkins Women’s Health Research Group, provides mentorship and funding to investigators.

    Wendy Bennett, head of the Johns Hopkins Women's Health Research Symposium.
  • Epic Resources Get Updated

    Tips, links and alerts help users get the most out of the electronic medical records system.

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  • Cancer Resource Extends Help—and Hope

    ‘Work Stride’ provides free support after a cancer diagnosis.

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  • Ronald R. Peterson Announces His Retirement

    After more than 44 years of service to Johns Hopkins, Ronald R. Peterson will retire as president of Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine at the end of 2017.

    A photo shows Ronald Peterson.
  • Who/What:July/August 2017

    Paul Rothman, M.D., dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is included in this month's Who/What column.

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  • Picture This: Heart to Heart

    Wendell and Rose Eve recently renewed their wedding vows at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Although the Bermuda couple had planned to celebrate their 25th anniversary in their home town, they exchanged vows at the hospital, where Wendell was recovering from a serious heart condition.

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  • In Brief: July-August 2017

    Armstrong Institute opens office at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center; new Johns Hopkins ‘Healthy Woman’ portal launches; Johns Hopkins Medicine expands collaboration with Allegheny Health Network and Highmark.

    A photo shows a woman holding a laptop.
  • Employee Engagement Survey: Results and Reflection

    Overall engagement scores improved for Johns Hopkins Medicine. It now rates higher than 65 percent of health care organizations that take the Gallup survey.

    Carla Johnson, case manager for JH Home Care Group, raises her fist and holds a sign that says, "At work, my opinions seem to count."
  • Prescriptions for Healthier Health Care

    Ron Peterson offers insights into the U.S. healthcare system in his commencement address to the school of medicine’s class of 2017.

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  • Showing Their Pride

    About 200 Johns Hopkins faculty and staff members, students and their families—the largest Johns Hopkins group ever—recently participated in the annual Baltimore Pride parade.

    A photo shows the Baltimore Pride Festival.