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The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine consistently ranks among the nation’s very best in education. These numbers are important, but we’re more than numbers – we’re a community of seekers and dreamers. Using the latest tools and teachings available to scientists and doctors, we become healers, caregivers, discoverers and inventors.

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    Reflections on Pride Month As a Gay Scientist

    Neuroscience Ph.D. candidate David Ottenheimer reflects on his experiences as an LGBTQ+ individual in the science community.

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    Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards: 2019 Awardees

    Thirty-three early career faculty members representing twenty-six departments were selected to receive Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards. Congrats to all!

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    Billie Holiday Project Hosts College Access Luncheon

    Baltimore's highest-achieving high school juniors joined Hopkins students, faculty, and staff for a discussion of pathways to higher education.

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    From the Blog: Art As Applied to Medicine

    The Medical and Biological Illustration Graduate Showcase highlighted the impressive skills the class of 2019 developed during their time in the rigorous two-year Master of Arts program.

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    Johns Hopkins University Honors the Class of 2019 at Universitywide Commencement Ceremony

    Congratulations and best of luck to the Class of 2019!

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    Director of Colleges Advisory Program Wins 2019 ABIM Foundation’s Trust Practice Challenge

    Robert Shochet, M.D., was recognized for development of the Colleges Advisory Program. Congratulations!

  • A still frame of Vikram Chib, Ph.D.

    How the Brain Processes Incentives and Rewards

    Vikram Chib, Ph.D., uses functional imaging tools to chart what happens in the brain when we are given rewards to achieve different tasks.

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    From the Blog: Summer Reading from the History of Medicine Department

    Need a jump-start on your summer reading? Check out these titles recommended by students from the history of medicine department!

  • An illustrated representation of the right and left sides of the brain.

    From the Blog: Why the Brain Laterality Myth Persists

    Are people really “left-brained” or “right-brained”? Do the halves of your brain correspond with discrete types of thought? Learn how this popular myth was established and why it persists.

  • A view of earth from space.

    From the Blog: It’s a Twin Thing

    NASA’s Twins Study sheds light on impact of long-term space travel on the human body.

  • A still frame of Joshua Vogelstein, Ph.D.

    Technology Connecting the Brain to the Human Experience

    Joshua Vogelstein, Ph.D., develops new, open-source technologies that reveal connections between the brain and individual traits and characteristics.

  • A vaccination needle lies atop a print article about measles.

    From the Blog: Measles and the 21st Century Vaccination Crisis

    A history of medicine doctoral student examines the present-day vaccination crisis through a historic lens.

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