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August 22-26, 2022

August 22-26, 2022

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    SON Safety Courses

    Reminder: Safety training sessions happen throughout September.

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    Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds: Holy Cowpox

    In honor of National Immunization Month, this grand rounds (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, August 31) will be co-hosted with the Center for Infectious Disease and Nursing Innovation (CIDNI) at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Dr. Jason Farley will moderate the event, and guest speakers will include postdoctoral fellow Dr. Omeid Heidari and PhD candidates Dominique Guillaume and Keri Geiger. They will discuss roles nurses play in improving vaccine uptake and addressing vaccine hesitancy in their communities. They will also discuss epidemiologic importance of vaccines in efforts to prevent infectious diseases.

    The Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds Series will offer attendees one free contact credit upon completion of a post-event quiz after each session. 

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    2022 Shining Star Nominations Open

    Through September 9, nominate an outstanding faculty member, student, preceptor or colleague from the Johns Hopkins nursing community for excellence in patient care, mentorship, and education to be celebrated at An Evening With the Stars November 10.

    Click on the category to learn more and enter a nomination.

    Elsie Peyton Jarvis Star Nurse Award

    Eunice Searles King Student Nurse Award

    Suzanne Concato Nurse Preceptor Award

    Rosenwald ICU Star Nurse Award

    Rosenwald Nursing Innovator of the Year Award

    Linda Davies Versic Faculty Award

    School of Nursing Diversity Award

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    Summer Research: Global Eye Health

    Associate Professor Bonnielin Swenor and colleagues of the Lancet Global Health Commission on Global Health call it like they see it, offering concrete steps to combat an increasing problem worldwide—perhaps 1.1 billion people with vision impairment by 2024. “It is time to change our view on eye health,” they write in Opthalmic and Physiological Optics. Their article, “Defining Eye Health for Everyone,” lays out a how-to.

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    MedHacks 2022

    The JHU MedHacks competition is among the largest health care-focused hackathons in the U.S., with 1000+ clinicians, engineers, scientists, and innovators participating each year. This year (September 9-11), the SON will be a lead sponsor, overseeing one of three tracks—focusing on patient safety and ways to improve nursing efficiency to decrease adverse events such as medication errors.

  • New employee Meredith Medina
    Welcome, Meredith Medina!

    Meredith Medina joins the Dean’s Office on Monday, August 22, as senior events planner. She's coming to the SON with university event planning experience from the University of Utah and Syracuse University. Welcome, Meredith!

  • Comings and Goings, July 2022

    Each month, amazing people both arrive at and depart from the SON. We tend to recognize the newcomers, but sometimes valued employees leave without a public acknowledgement of their service. The SON Human Resources Department would like to change that.

    So, as we welcome Research Program Assistant Rashawna Shadae Chambers, Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Site Coordinator Carla Gourdine, Sr. Administrative Coordinator for Faculty Data and Compliance Kevin Matthews, Postdoctoral Fellow DaJaneil McCree, Research Associate Katherine Ornstein, Community Outreach Specialist Francisco Reyes, Assistant Professor Erin Spaulding, Research Associate Varshini Varadaraj, and Sr. Administrative Coordinator for Recruitments & Contracts Tyra Wilsonwe’d also like to acknowledge the contributions of colleagues and friends like Special Events Manager Matt Casse and Development Coordinator Kaitlyn McKay. Best wishes to all from the SON family.