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November/December 2017

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November/December 2017

Ron Peterson, Beyond the Resume

From kosher catering to unannounced patient visits, here are some little-known facts about the man who has made an indelible mark on Johns Hopkins.

November/December 2017

Toward a Better Approach to Opioid Use

Experts at Johns Hopkins Pain Symposium see a way forward.

November/December 2017

A New Push to Teach Future Doctors About Late-Life Depression

Online modules developed at Johns Hopkins highlight how to recognize and treat the psychiatric disorder in elderly patients.

November/December 2017

When a Biology Lecture Turns Personal

A medical student reflects on the day he learned all about the disease that took his young mother’s life.

November/December 2017

Opening Minds and Hearts to the Power of Palliative Care

Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare care team helps ease pain and distress at the end of life.

November/December 2017

Reducing Unnecessary Blood Transfusions

Electronic medical records help The Blood Management Program improve practices and lower costs.

November/December 2017

Who/What: November/December 2017

Paul B. Rothman has been appointed to a second term as CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine and dean of Johns Hopkins University’s School of Medicine and is included in this month's Who/What column.

November/December 2017

In Brief: November/December 2017

Johns Hopkins Advantage MD Adding HMO Plan; Johns Hopkins USFHP One of Highest-Rated Plans in State, Nation; Employees Launch Hurricane Relief Effort for Colleagues.

Chief Perspectives

November/December 2017

People and Places

A reflection on 44 years with Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Picture This

November/December 2017

Picture This: Sharing Best Practices

Johns Hopkins Medicine experts visited the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa to train nurses and radiology technicians.

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