Like most front-line health care workers, resident Mark Lieber is now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. He discusses why he’s still wearing a mask.
The COVID-19 vaccine campaign will last for months, if not longer — it took over a hundred years for vaccination to wipe out smallpox. By examining how smallpox vaccination succeeded and failed, we can learn what may happen with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and how to address potential pitfalls.
Feb 9, 2021 No comments
The COVID-19 pandemic has instilled feelings of uneasiness and fear, and raised questions about what the future holds. First-year medical student Sumil Nair looks at how these emotions are all too familiar to patients on the organ transplant list, a process dramatically affected by the pandemic.
Dec 15, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted healthcare systems in many ways beyond direct care of COVID-19 patients. One disruption lies in the public health infrastructure for reporting of infectious diseases, such as sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Nov 25, 2020
Every year, a new crop of interns at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center creates an oath, a “North Star” to help guide us through residency and reaffirm our collective commitment to humanism and professionalism. This year it will be a bit different.
Nov 20, 2020
With cold and flu season fast approaching, the push to vaccinate communities against influenza is greater than ever. Meanwhile, COVID-19 vaccine trials are working furiously to release a winning candidate by the end of the year.
Nov 11, 2020
Our school of medicine residents and fellows point to their masks to show how they mask up when they’re at the lab or in the hospital, and keep it up when they’re working out, socializing and running errands.
Oct 13, 2020