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Dr. Alicia Arbaje, MD, MPH, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, has been re-elected to a 2nd term as Chair of the Council of Subspecialty Societies (CSS) at the American College of Physicians (ACP). ACP is the largest medical specialty organization and second-largest physician group in the United […]

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Dr. Alicia Arbaje, with colleagues in Infectious Diseases, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Home Care Group and VNS Health in NYC,  published a paper entitled, “Characterizing changes to older adults’ care transitions patterns from hospital to home care in the initial year of COVID-19,” in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. The […]

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Dr. Peter Abadir will become the chair of the M.D. Admissions Committee when the current chair, Allan Gelber, steps down at the end of June. Dr. Abadir has been a member of the M.D. Admissions Committee since 2019, and he brings a great deal of experience, expertise and passion for medical student education to this […]

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In the rapidly evolving field of healthcare technology, the voices of caregivers are often overlooked despite their critical role in patients’ healthcare journeys. The 2024 A2 National Symposium, held March 19-20th, emphasized the need for integrating caregiver perspectives into the design and development of healthcare technologies. Through a Lived Experience Panel, the symposium embraced and […]

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The US National Academy of Medicine (NAM)’s Healthy Longevity Global Competition is part of a global movement to improve the physical, mental, and social well-being of people as they age. Since 2020, the NAM and its global partners have built a large and diverse network, issuing Catalyst Awards to over 500 teams of scientists, innovators, […]

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The U.S. National Academy of Medicine featured a pilot project funded by the JH AITC in the Global Grand Challenge. Please read more here: https://healthylongevitychallenge.org/winners/cataract-screening-for-elderly-nursing-home-residents-using-smartphones-and-artificial-intelligence/

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The Johns Hopkins Artificial Intelligence and Technology Collaboratory for Aging Research, or JH AITC, has announced the last cohort of awardees that will receive support from its second round of grant funding. Totaling just over $1 million, this round supports the collaboratory’s mission by funding the development and implementation of artificial intelligence technologies to improve the […]

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The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is proud to present the next installment of the Leading Change: Perspectives from Outside of Medicine Conversation Series 2023–2024 on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 5 p.m. via Zoom.  Amanda Rees, https://www.linkedin.com/in/amanda-rees-2a9a0244/, founder and CEO of Bold, will present the lecture New Old Age Meets the Same Old Ageism: […]

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The symposium was held Monday, November 20, 2023 on the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus. Given the recent challenges faced by clinicians, especially with the inundation of COVID, AI, and other emerging technologies, the symposium highlighted the current state of proactive approaches to engineering within healthcare that lead to improved quality, safety and equity for patients. […]

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The federal government designated the Baltimore region as a federal tech hub on Monday, a move that could funnel millions of dollars into the region and create tens of thousands of jobs. Baltimore is one of 31 federal Tech Hubs, a Biden administration initiative overseen by the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration. The region will […]

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