Rebecca DiBiase

About Rebecca DiBiase

Rebecca DiBaise is an M.D., M.P.H. student planning to become a neurologist. A few of her favorite things include Camden Yards, her pets Dale (a rabbit) and Oliver (a cat), lakes, and family time in Boston. Some of her least favorite things include cooking for herself, humidity and doing her hair.

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I’m Alive!

I’m Alive!

Her first impression: The supernatural world was surprisingly similar to reality. She opened her eyes and looked around. Lifting her hand in disbelief, she slowly flexed each intricate finger muscle. She gingerly touched her nose and ran her hand through her hair. “Are you an angel?” she asked. This 80-year-old lady had recently been diagnosed(...)

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Lessons from the Wards

Lessons from the Wards

At the end of May, I finished graduate school and resumed medical school. Returning to clinical rotations with a fresh perspective, I have been able to more clearly reflect on the many lessons we learn from everyday interactions with patients, caregivers and colleagues. I would like to share a few valuable lessons. My first rotation(...)

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Medical Education Around the World

Medical Education Around the World

A few weeks ago, I completed my master’s degree in public health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Through the help of two projects I worked on during my master’s degree, I rediscovered a niche in the field of global health that I find particularly unique and exciting. This niche is the field of(...)

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Innovations at the Intersection of Medicine and Engineering

Innovations at the Intersection of Medicine and Engineering

On March 16, the Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine and Whiting School of Engineering held a research retreat titled “Re-Engineering Medical Discovery.” A number of students, researchers and clinical faculty attended to learn about the exciting innovations currently happening at the intersection of these fields. The day started with opening remarks from Mark Anderson, director(...)

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Hidden Talent at Hopkins

Hidden Talent at Hopkins

Stepping into the Anne and Mike Armstrong Medical Education Building (AMEB), you can always count on Aisha to brighten your day. Born and raised in Baltimore, Aisha has worked at Johns Hopkins since 2009, and recently changed positions from security first class officer to interim administrative assistant. Everybody knows and loves Aisha, who greets each(...)

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From Baltimore to Guatemala: Experiences in Global Health

From Baltimore to Guatemala: Experiences in Global Health

International medical work is a passion of mine and one that I hope to continue pursuing throughout my career. As I write this blog post, I’m flying to Peru to volunteer at a traveling medical clinic. In preparation for my trip, I’m reading a book called When Helping Hurts, by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert.(...)

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The Challenges of Medical Education in the Millennial Era

The Challenges of Medical Education in the Millennial Era

The weekend of November 4 was bustling in Boston. As the nippy winds of early winter settled into the northeastern city, energetic physicians and medical trainees hustled back and forth down Newbury Street for the annual conference of the Association of American Medical Colleges. This year, over 4,500 people attended the annual Learn, Serve, Lead(...)

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