Statement from Clinical Scholars Co-Directors: Our country continues to face incredibly heartbreaking challenges, including the current rise in anti-Asian hate crimes and the continuing deaths of Black people at the hands of police officers. We all shared the horror at the many stories shared by friends and video footage on the news, giving us painful […]
Carolyn Wolf-Gould Honored with Marsha P. Johnson Award
The Marsha P. Johnson Award is given at the Price Center Gala to a person or organization that has made outstanding contributions to the transgender and gender non-conforming communities.
A Tale of Two Crises: Using Tech and Innovation to Combat Opioid Abuse and Diabetes
POLITICO hosted an event featuring a keynote interview with Scott Gottlieb, MD (Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration) and a two-panel conversation with policymakers, federal officials, and technology and health experts (including Clinical Scholars fellow Eric Weintraub) that explored what is already working and what is still needed to address these two massive health care challenges.
Megan Tschudy 1 of 125 Living the Hopkins Mission Honorees
The 125 Living the Hopkins Mission honorees were selected for their outstanding dedication to core values as part of the celebration of the 125th anniversary of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Erin Athey Named in “NPs to Admire: 10 Role Models Improving the Lives of Vulnerable Populations”
These ten nurse practitioners are exemplary leaders of professionals who are improving the lives of underserved patients. Not only do they have hands-on experience helping people in their communities and around the world, but they have also made meaningful contributions to educating future nurse practitioners.
Interrupting Trauma’s Trajectory in Schools
Many Chicago Public School students are facing a major public health issue: exposure to violence that has left them traumatized — violence in their homes, communities and schools. It is no secret that the children in Chicago are under siege, particularly children in the Austin community. They are experiencing high levels of traumatic stress that […]
Lorraine Cordova Receives Jeanne Gauna Social Justice Spirit Award
Lorraine Cordova was honored as one of 10 Jeanne Gauna Social Justice Spirit Awardees by the Southwest Organizing Project.
Trump Administration Moves To Penalize Immigrants For Using Government Benefits
Omolara Uwemedimo and her staff make a point of asking patients upfront if they qualify for benefits — including food stamps, or subsidized health insurance. But now Uwemedimo is finding that many of her patients are wary about signing up, because they’ve heard that doing so could hurt their chances of getting a visa for […]
Five Ways To Improve Health Care for Immigrants
“Caring for any population requires much more than focusing on a person’s disease. For immigrants, social isolation, difficult household situations, and poverty may be significant challenges to health care access. Incorporate this understanding of the effects of these social determinants of health into your care.”
Joyce Javier Honored as one of World’s Most Influential Filipinas
The Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) has named Joyce Javier, MD, MPH, MS, one of the world’s 100 Most Influential Filipina Women. The annual Global FWN100™ award celebrates Filipinas across the professional and civic spectrum who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievement globally and locally. As assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at Keck and CHLA, Joyce […]
Prescription Drugs May Be Contributing to Depression
Dima Qato‘s new study reports over one-third of Americans take prescription drugs that list depression as a potential side effect. The users of such medications have higher rates of depression than those who don’t take such medications. Many patients are taking more than one drug with depression as a side effect. The study found that […]
Halting Violence in the Heartland
Perhaps clashing with a typical view of America’s Heartland, many homicides in Omaha – Nebraska’s largest city – are the result of gang activity, says Dr. Charity Evans, a trauma surgeon at Nebraska Medical Center. Hospitals and emergency rooms in Omaha and across the country often see the “downstream effects of violence,” and many want […]
Rebecca Trotzky Piloting Program to Treat Opioid Use Disorder in ER
As County USC’s medical director of urgent care, Dr. Rebecca Trotzky’s program aims to intervene in the cycle of addiction through an innovative combination of short-term treatment with buprenorphine and long-term treatment similar to any other chronic disease.