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  • Howard Chang looks at art on display.

    Honoring the Personal Response: Experiencing Art Museum-Based Learning in Medical Education

    A medical student discusses his experience with fellow students visiting the Baltimore Museum of Art and its impact on his growth as a future clinician.

  • Lisa Learman

    With the Corn, Against the Grain

    The following piece is one of the eleven winning essays from The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation 2020 essay contest.

  • Pediatric residents

    Resident Perspectives: Johns Hopkins Pediatric Residency Program

    Johns Hopkins offers one of the most comprehensive and dynamic pediatric residency programs in the U.S.

  • Fellowship winners Franklyn Hall, Michael Hopkins, and Miguel Pacheco.

    Ph.D. Students and Mentors Win Research and Diversity Fellowship

    Three student-mentor pairs have received a 2020 Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study, which will fund their research as well as programs that promote diversity.

  • An illustration of medical professionals wearing masks.

    From the Blog: Resuming Medical Training in the Era of COVID-19

    A medical student shares her perspectives on returning to the hospital for clinical rotations after a four-month COVID-19 hiatus.

  • A side-by-side image of Mark Lieber in and out of PPE.

    In the News: Johns Hopkins Resident Shares Experience During Pandemic

    A first-year internal medicine resident physician at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center wrote about his experience starting his medical residency during coronavirus in an article for CNN.

  • Namandjé Bumpus

    Namandjé Bumpus Makes History with New Department Chair Role

    Bumpus is the first African American woman to lead a department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the only African American woman currently chairing a pharmacology department at any medical school in the nation.

  • A volunteer carries in groceries from her car.

    Johns Hopkins Medical Students Mobilize to Volunteer for the Community During COVID-19 Pandemic

    When their classes were canceled, Johns Hopkins medical students Laura Pugh and Anthony Salerno started Apart Not Alone, a volunteer organization to help combat social isolation among older adults.

  • A young female scientist looks into a microscope.

    From the Blog: The Student Scientists Behind the (Future) Coronavirus Cure

    The news often reports the research, but what about the researchers? Student scientists working during the pandemic discuss their new normal.

  • Hopkins staff at the White Coats for Black Lives observance.

    Johns Hopkins White Coats for Black Lives

    Staff members from throughout the Johns Hopkins Medicine community joined the #WhiteCoatsforBlackLives observance on June 5 to demonstrate solidarity against racism and inequity.

  • Hands typing on a laptop keyboard.

    New Online Summer Electives in Health Informatics

    Informatics Education is excited to offer four new electives. These courses are open to students in the School of Medicine, faculty, and staff (tuition remission accepted). Learn about current topics in health informatics, teaching, data mining, searching, sources, and entrepreneurship.

  • Medical worker in full protective gear takes sample from patient at a COVID-19 drive-thru test site.

    From the Blog: Getting Tested for COVID-19

    A school of medicine student discusses her COVID-19 test and what it feels like to be on the other end of the doctor-patient relationship.

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