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Knocking on the Door: How to Leave Your Postdoc Position

Knocking on the Door: How to Leave Your Postdoc Position

Guest post by Parnaz Daneshpajouhnejad, M.D., a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The following is not Daneshpajouhnejad's own personal experience but rather inspired by a talk by Megan Bohn, assistant director of postdoctoral affairs, during the event, “Exit Interview: How to Tell the Boss(...)

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What Is It Like To Attend The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine?

What Is It Like To Attend The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine?

You've reviewed the prerequisites for attending Johns Hopkins, now hear from our students! Check out these posts about student life at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Transition to the Wards: A Pivotal Point in Medical School Training The Hidden Joys of Medical School Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match Nearing the Finish: A Reflection(...)

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It is Our Job to Defend the Future of Medicine

It is Our Job to Defend the Future of Medicine

Guest post by medical students Megan Hunt and Katharine Clark. As eager, idealistic Johns Hopkins medical students, much of our education has focused on the humanistic and ethical side of medicine. We have taken an oath that we truly believe in: Our professional values mandate that we grant the same access and treatment to all(...)

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Movie Review of “End Game”

Movie Review of “End Game”

Guest post by medical student Barry Bryant. The original article can be found on Closler.org. “End Game” is an Oscar-nominated short documentary directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. The film takes place at the University of California at San Francisco and incorporates the Zen Hospice Project. The overarching theme of the film is working(...)

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Student Perspectives: All About Grad School

Student Perspectives: All About Grad School

Curious about graduate school? Below are recent posts from our students sharing advice, accomplishments and the latest goings-on in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine graduate programs. The Future of Biomedical Education: A Conversation with Dr. Ziegelstein A Ph.D. candidate sits down with Dr. Ziegelstein, vice dean for education at the Johns Hopkins University(...)

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Forbes 30 Under 30: Meet 3 School of Medicine Honorees

Forbes 30 Under 30: Meet 3 School of Medicine Honorees

Jonathan Grima Hometown: I am a Maltese-American. I was born and raised in New York City with my three younger siblings. My parents and extended family, on the other hand, were all born and raised in Malta, a tiny, beautiful island country in the heart of the Mediterranean. My parents migrated from Malta to NYC(...)

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How Business School Is Making Me a Better Doctor

How Business School Is Making Me a Better Doctor

Olu Akinirimisi (pictured above, right) is a student in the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School’s Master of Science in Health Care Management program. This one-year degree is open to School of Medicine students between their second and third or third and fourth years of study. Find out more information about the program. I found myself(...)

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Do You Want to Write for Us?

Do You Want to Write for Us?

Our medical students, residents, postdocs and fellows have a lot to share — from daily life in the classroom, tips on thriving during residency, new research that is pushing the boundaries of science and patient care, to the best places to grab a bite in Baltimore, they share it here on the blog. If you(...)

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Celebrating Diversity at Hopkins

Celebrating Diversity at Hopkins

By Susana Rodriguez, Ph.D., Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology On December 4th, Turner concourse was bustling with eager, young, and talented research trainees arriving with posters in hand, ready to discuss their scientific findings with faculty judges and meeting participants; the 3rd Annual Excellence in Diversity (EiD) Symposium was officially underway at the Johns Hopkins(...)

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