Lunar Calendar and Timing of Ramadan Ramadan holds different emotional meanings for many Muslims around the world, encompassing topics such as self-discipline, gratitude, humbleness and renewal of connection with God. Yet, at its most basic level, it is a month of daily abstinence from food and drink from dawn until sunset. Ramadan falls on the […]
NOTE: This blog post contains discussion of sensitive topics regarding mental health, depression, burnout and suicide. If you or someone you know needs help, please contact a health care professional or the National Suicide Hotline, available 24/7: 1-800-273-8255. Background In March 2020, the world watched, as the COVID-19 pandemic descended on our health care systems. […]
In the middle of January 2022, as Omicron surged, the Johns Hopkins Medical Student Senate (MSS) had to face the possibility that Match Day might be virtual for the third year in a row. On Match Day, which occurs yearly on the third Friday in March, fourth-year medical students learn where they will train for […]
What does it mean to be a refugee or asylum seeker? According to amnesty.org, refugees are people who have left their country because they are at risk of having their rights violated. This is often a result of lack of protection from their own government. Refugees have a right to international protection. Asylum seekers are […]
Why global neurology? In a presentation featured by the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association, Dr. Deanna Saylor addresses the answer to this question and shares her experiences developing neurologic research, care and training in Zambia.
There are a great deal of fun ways to get into the holiday spirit in Baltimore! Read on to learn about some upcoming events, from pop-up holiday markets across the city to the long-awaited return of Hampden’s Miracle on 34th Street.