For early career female scientists, the environment is rapidly becoming more inclusive. However, later career female scientists face a harsher reality.
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The Mental Health Crisis in Medical Education: Sharing Stories, Normalizing Unwellness and Seeking HelpPosted by Howard Chang | A Day in the Life, Events and Happenings
Anxiety, depression and burnout are common among medical students, trainees and physicians. A diverse panel of speakers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine discuss their experiences struggling with mental and emotional unwellness and the importance of seeking help.
Dec 20, 2019 No comments
Professional networking can be intimidating. Check out a PDCO networking workshop to learn how building mutually beneficial relationships via networking can be enriching, educational and painless.
Dec 18, 2019 No comments
The Green New Deal is the first plan in Congress that acknowledges the magnitude of the climate change crisis and draws two main bases for further policy proposals: what America has to do and how to protect people from such a drastic transition.
Dec 16, 2019 No comments
This November, Nobel laureate Gregg Semenza gave an inspiring keynote presentation highlighting how researching basic scientific principles can improve our understanding of human disease.
Dec 10, 2019 No comments
On Sept. 23, 2019, Sam Hopkins, Commercialization Academy manager, and Jessica Miciak, Ph.D. candidate in cellular and molecular medicine at The Johns Hopkins University, provided an overview of the Commercialization Academy — a learning opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows interested in the commercial assessment and marketing of Johns Hopkins technologies.
Oct 24, 2019 No comments
“Kidneys…relax…” I know where my kidneys are located thanks to my anatomy classes, but how would I make them relax, and do I even want them to relax? They fulfill a pretty crucial physiological role. These and many other thoughts came to mind as I sat during a guided, progressive relaxation mediation organized by medical […]
Aug 30, 2019
What are cell and gene therapies and how are they different from drugs? Cell and gene therapies are biologic drugs that come from living systems such as a microorganism or human cells (donors), whereas small-molecule pharmaceuticals largely come from combining specific chemical ingredients in an ordered process. The field of cell and gene therapy has […]
Aug 22, 2019
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 […]
Aug 8, 2019