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).
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
This pandemic has uprooted nearly every aspect of our lives, including our exercise routines and regimens. For one medical student, walking has become an enjoyable and important way to stay active during these challenging times.
Oct 2, 2020
COVID-19 is a stressful time and has taken a toll on many people’s physical and mental health. The same can be said for our beloved pets. Here are some important facts about COVID-19 in pets and pet mental health.
Sep 25, 2020
Grace Steward, a third-year graduate student, shares how ADHD impacted her work prior to the pandemic. Because the pandemic has radically shifted how we work, her perspective has changed on how to better accommodate her own disability even after the pandemic has passed.
Sep 14, 2020