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The Johns Hopkins University 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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    School of Medicine Receives Barbara Ross-Lee Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has received the Barbara Ross-Lee Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Only one of the 871 ACGME-accredited sponsoring institutions in the country receives this award each year. The award recognizes efforts to achieve diversity, equity and inclusion in the graduate medical education (GME) community.

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    School of Medicine Student Helps Food Pantry Run Smoothly

    As an undergraduate student, Emily Huang served as director of the University of Utah’s food pantry. When she enrolled at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, she wanted to continue working in the community. Now, Huang is part of a team that has provided more than a million pounds of food to 49,000 families through the food pantry at Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School.

  • A group of friends stands smiling on Johns Hopkins campus in fall.

    Pumpkin Spice and Sweater Weather: Fall Is Almost Here in Baltimore!

    There are numerous fun activities for Johns Hopkins students to explore around the Greater Baltimore area — many of which are perfect for the fall season, with its shortening days, increasingly chilly weather and pre-holiday festive mood. M.D./Ph.D. student Akshaya Annapragada loves autumn and exploring. In this blog post, she recounts autumnal activities that she and her fellow students have enjoyed.

  • School of Medicine student Andy Lancaster

    2022 Community Service Award Winner Dedicated to Adaptive Sports, Health Education

    School of Medicine student Andy Lancaster was recognized for character and commitment.

  • Inaugural Johns Hopkins Vivien Thomas Scholars cohort

    Johns Hopkins Welcomes First Vivien Thomas Scholars Cohort

    20 scholars join the university this fall to pursue PhDs as part of a new $150M initiative to address historic underrepresentation in science, technology, engineering, and math fields.

  • Dr. Theodore DeWeese.

    Meet Interim Dean and CEO Theodore DeWeese

    Theodore DeWeese, who grew up in public housing, has scaled the heights of academic medicine to become interim dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

  • Sanjay Desai, former Osler Medical Residency director, with then-Osler medical resident Eva Valilis.

    Reimagining Residency Grant Boosts Trainees’ Well-Being and Patient Care

    From the beginning of her internal medicine residency, Eva Valilis (Longcope, 2018) expected to endure long — and sometimes intense — nights on call, caring for medically complex patients with comorbidities. What she didn’t expect was a concerted effort by leaders to reduce trainees’ stress.

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    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Class of 2022 Convocation

    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Convocation Ceremony is a milestone event for all our graduating students and their guests.

  • Nelson Malone, M.D., M.P.H.

    Johns Hopkins Doctor Walks Same Hospital Floors His Grandmother Cleaned 70 Years Ago

    Nelson Malone, M.D., M.P.H., emergency medicine resident, draws inspiration from her legacy.

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    From the Blog: A Mile in Their Shoes

    Global health neurology fellow Dominique Mortel shares her experience being a patient during the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has changed her perspective as a physician.

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    School of Medicine Student Supports Latino Community Through Tutoring

    When Carolina Lopez-Silva moved to the United States in 2016 from Bogota, Colombia, she wanted to connect with other immigrants in her community. Now a second-year Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine student, she tutors immigrant youth through CASA of Baltimore, a large grass-roots immigrant advocacy organization.

  • Image of Match Day 2022 celebrations.

    From the Blog: The Return of a Collective Match Day

    With the return of in-person Match Day celebrations, fourth-year Johns Hopkins medical student Margo Peyton reports on her class’s envelope-opening experience and how this year’s event came together.

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Baltimore earned the nickname “Charm City” from its mosaic of diverse cultures and neighborhoods. The city’s down-to-earth reputation belies its significance as an East Coast economic hub and a leading center for science, technology, learning and industry. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is proud to be part of this dynamic city.

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