Are Public Libraries Great Social Equalizers?

Are Public Libraries Great Social Equalizers?

Posted by  | Community

I was having “one of those” days. I had back-to-back meetings from dawn until evening, and I was decidedly tired. Though I was scheduled to attend a philanthropic event for Women United taking place at an extraordinarily elegant private home that night, I mostly wanted to go home and read a good book. (That last(...)

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How Do Physicians Want to Receive Information ? We Asked Them.

How Do Physicians Want to Receive Information ? We Asked Them.

Posted by  | Physician Outreach

Recent national surveys of physicians show that the content we’re creating at Hopkins is helpful to them as they seek information within their specialties. Through various communications vehicles, we share news of our research breakthroughs and clinical innovations or case studies. From the quality of medical information and readability, to the sophistication of visual storytelling(...)

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The Reproducibility Crisis: How Can We Help Ensure the Future of Reliable Research?

The Reproducibility Crisis: How Can We Help Ensure the Future of Reliable Research?

Posted by  | Research

Medical scientists strive constantly to make breakthroughs that will improve human health. But what happens when researchers at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere produce promising results once and are unable to achieve those same results again in experiments? After all, replication of conditions is a cornerstone of all scientific research. According to Stuart Ray, vice chair(...)

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The Johns Hopkins Community Outreach Program

Posted by  | Baltimore

Last spring, I asked my staff a simple question: “If you were the senior vice president for a day, what would you do differently?” I received many insightful, thoughtful responses, but I was struck particularly by one idea. One person said they would allocate some time for members of our teams to support community outreach(...)

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Are Kids Receiving Quality Health Care?

Are Kids Receiving Quality Health Care?

Posted by  | Integrated Care

I was recently at a meeting at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in Florida, an organization that is now a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. I remember though that when the hospital joined us in 2011, some people had questions about the union. Why Florida, for example, when our flagship hospital and others are all(...)

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