While most of our attention has been directed toward the very unsettling news emanating from Washington and the White House, some of this year’s most important news came from the worlds of nature and technology. Many of these stories flew under the radar.
Johns Hopkins is one of several mostly large academic medical institutions in the U.S. launching overseas ventures that go beyond the involvement hospitals traditionally have pursued in other countries.
More than 42,000 medical students from the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University and others around the country and world learned where they would train to become family doctors, surgeons or other kinds of physicians
Mentoring and additional youth programming might be the easiest thing we can do in the short term. But for Baltimore to achieve its immense potential, we must all acknowledge, examine and confront Baltimore's history of institutional racism and economic disempowerment; destructive forces that have assaulted our communities and citizens for years, particularly young black men and boys.
No hospital in Maryland earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that adds to the collection of sometimes conflicting assessments of the nation's health care facilities.
On Friday, I and 2,000 of my co-workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital were scheduled to go on strike for the second time in two months. It's not a step we wanted to take, but one we thought we had to take. But late yesterday, we agreed to a one-week cooling off period at Gov. Martin O'Malley's request. We hope the time will make a difference.Johns Hopkins Hospital and strike 1199SEIU Ronald Peterson
Founded in 2005, the Indoor Triathlon For Epilepsy started with 32 participants and raised $3,200. Now the foundation raises an average of $15,000 to $20,000 a year, with 2,500 participants total over the past nine years.
Johns Hopkins Hospital lost its coveted spot as the top-ranked hospital in the country for the first time in 22 years, getting edged out by Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital in the latest analysis by U.S. News & World Report to be released Tuesday.