Delivering on the Promise of Medicine

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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    Fueling the Hummingbird’s Extreme Biology

    Scientists at Johns Hopkins have sequenced the genetic code of the hummingbird liver. The researchers hope that their work could yield insights into what goes wrong in human diabetes and obesity.

  • As Megan Thorne films, Julie Perretta (right of bed) and Richard Collins (in green scrubs) demonstrate a simulation education technique with the help of high school summer interns.

    Johns Hopkins Medical Education Goes Digital

    When creating digital courses, the School of Medicine’s Office for Online Education works closely with faculty to figure out how to add a little dazzle to important but sometimes dry material.

  • Harry Dietz, M.D.

    Loeys-Dietz Syndrome

    Harry "Hal" Dietz, M.D., director of the Smilow Center for Marfan Syndrome, discusses the progress and promise of treatment and research on Loeys-Dietz syndrome, with support from the Kasper family to keep research moving forward.

  • Dr. Raquel Charles Greer

    How Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Changed My Life

    Raquel Greer, M.D., M.H.S., talks about how the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine provided her the building blocks to ultimately establish a research program focused on promoting health equity in Baltimore.

  • A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

    A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

    Through triumphs, inspiration and heartache, our medical students offer rich, vivid accounts of their time at the school of medicine.

  • Two surgeons look at a medical scan

    Learning Through Apprenticeship: A Continued Pillar of Medical Education

    Although much has changed in the halls of The Johns Hopkins Hospital since 1890, learning through apprenticeship remains a dominant force in medicine.

  • An instructor stands in front of a class and points to content on a screen

    The Future of Biomedical Education

    A graduate student discusses the trends and challenges of biomedical education today.

  • Melanoma cells stained with PTRF (in red), RPA194 (in green) and nucleus stained in blue.

    The Colorful World of Cancer Drug Discovery

    Our lab discovered a first-in-class small molecule that inhibits POL 1 enzyme and causes the destruction of RPA194 protein.

  • A hand holds up a beaker with a glowing bag of money inside.

    Betting on Basic Sciences

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine leaders plan to invest $100 million over the next five years in unraveling the mysteries of biology.

Johns Hopkins Faculty Members Elected to National Academy of Medicine

    Johns Hopkins Faculty Members Elected to National Academy of Medicine

    James Berger, Jennifer Elisseeff, Ellen MacKenzie, Martin Makary, Xiaobin Wang and King-Wai Yau named to National Academy of Medicine.

  • Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs Program interns Kierra Reynolds, Miracle Sketers and Corshayla Robinson prepare to investigate the spread of germs by swabbing employee cellphones.

    Across Johns Hopkins, a Summer Job Is More Than ‘Just a Job’

    The Johns Hopkins Summer Jobs Program offers paid internships throughout the Johns Hopkins Health System and The Johns Hopkins University to Baltimore City students.

  • Alumni Reunion Weekend

    Alumni Reunion Weekend

    We look forward to opening these doors to our alumni - former students, residents, fellows and faculty - for our 2019 Reunion & Alumni Weekend.

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From basic to translational to clinical research, our medical and graduate students, residents and fellows study with Nobel laureates, Lasker Award winners and National Academy of Science members.


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