#WIMMonth: Celebrating Women in Medicine
The theme for this year's Women in Medicine Month (#WIMMonth) was "Women in Medicine: Leaders in Medical Education and Practice." The annual observance, promoted by the American Medical Association, recognizes the influence of women in medicine.
Year in review: The top stories of 2014
A scientist’s advice to young investigators, a new group of physicians who are leading the charge to teach quality improvement, a doctor’s response to Typhoon Haiyan. These are just some of the year’s top stories – the most read, the most shared, and the most talked about.
Kelley Skeff Delivers Commencement Address at Georgetown University School of Medicine
On May 22, Kelley Skeff delivered the commencement address for Georgetown University's School of Medicine.
Ke Yuan recognized by AHA as promising young investigator
On November 18, Yuan received the Cournand and Comroe Young Investigator Award for her work on pulmonary hypertension. Her research examines the Wnt/PCP signaling in endololethial cell and pericyte interactions during pulmonary blood vessel formation.
Chertow’s JAMA Editorial Challenges Nephrologists
A randomized clinical trial designed to compare the effects of shorter and longer times to initiating dialysis in critically ill hospitalized patients with AKI was just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and was accompanied by an editorial by Glenn Chertow.
Gastroenterology Motility Symposium set for Feb. 10
Registration is now open for the Gastroenterology Motility Symposium on February 10.
Ginna Laport named president-elect of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Ginna Laport, MD has been elected president-elect of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT), following a national vote among the society’s membership.
Each month, the Department of Medicine honors a staff member who contributes to our mission through their exceptional dedication, initiative, motivation, positive attitude, customer service and passion about their work. Meet the recipients