Baltimore

Stockholm Syndrome City

Stockholm Syndrome City

Posted by  | A Day in the Life

At the time, chaos and disappointment were all I saw in Baltimore. Imagine sitting at the sixth story window, looking out across the Baltimore skyline, and seeing fire. Heading to work around 8 a.m., news circulates that armored vehicles are set to post around the medical campus, should riots become unruly. Morning turns to lunch,(...)

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The Social Context of Health Care

The Social Context of Health Care

Posted by  | A Day in the Life

In some ways, a hospital is a great equalizer. Once you’re admitted, things like employment status or race no longer matter — unless that happens to be medically relevant. What matters is that you’re sick enough to need a team of health professionals to take care of you. Whether you live in a gated community(...)

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Baltimore Celebrates with Fun Festivals

Posted by  | Events and Happenings

This past April, you may have noticed a surplus of sparkling lights scattered throughout Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. For those who participated, Light City Baltimore provided food, music and fun. This event was so popular, it even attracted people from outside of Baltimore, including residents from Philadelphia and New York City, among other places. But for(...)

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Pursuing Social Justice Through Social Innovation

Posted by  | Perspectives in Research

Social justice and social innovation have recently become buzzwords in millennial circles as focal points for tackling social issues. In essence, social justice purports a world in which all people have a right to equitable treatment and fair allocation of resources without any form of discrimination. Social innovation is a new movement grounded in the(...)

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Baltimore Friendships Through Baltimore Sports

Posted by  | A Day in the Life

If you listen closely, you’ll hear the buzz begin sometime in August. With your eyes, you’ll start to see the signs in early September. As the week comes to a close, like clockwork, the office environment becomes unmistakably … monochromatic. You may not notice it at first, but once you start to pay attention, it’s(...)

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The Best Bites in Baltimore

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Guys, it’s finally happening. I am going to graduate with my Ph.D. This is 99 percent excellent news, and I am 99 percent thrilled. But let’s talk about that other 1 percent. It comes from the abrupt realization that in a few short months, I’m going to move away from Baltimore, probably to the other(...)

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Hopkins Outreach at the B’More Healthy Expo

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Doctors rarely have the chance to provide a variety of free and comprehensive services to patients under one roof, but the seventh annual B’more Healthy Expo at the Baltimore Convention Center was an opportunity to do just that. In a setting where health screenings, informational sessions, exhibits and entertainment were available, members of the community(...)

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