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June 15-19, 2020

June 15-19, 2020

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    HELP Course in Public Health Response

    For more than 20 years, Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) has offered humanitarian workers an intensive training experience in public health principles and disaster epidemiology. Registration is now open for the January 2021 Winter Session. Gain the skills necessary to effectively respond to public health emergencies in large populations through this two-week course in public health response. Questions? Direct inquiries to course faculty.

  • COVID-19 Decision Modeling Grant

    With support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, researchers from JHSON, Duke University Margolis Center for Health Policy, University of Michigan Medical School, and the Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) have partnered to form the COVID Decision Modeling Initiative to award high-impact decision modeling grants. Applications will be accepted through June 30 and award decisions will be made on a rolling basis. Information.

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    'COVID Considerations': Dean's Podcast
    To spread the word on the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, Dean Patricia Davidson has launched a regular podcast. A recent entry talks about delivery of a COVID-19 vaccine, and the complex and multifaceted reasons people choose vaccination or not. Listen in.
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    SON Experts in the Media

    The latest media mentions and appearances by members of the SON community:

    On the Front Lines: Acts of Courage and Kindness in the Age of CoronavirusBaltimore Magazine (Kathleen Bailey, 2013 MSN alumna)

    COVID-19 and Disabilities: Inclusive Disaster Planning Is Crucial for Vulnerable Populations—National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (Gloria Ramsey)

    AHW Researchers Win $2.8M Grant for Intimate Partner Violence Research—JH Alliance for a Healthier World (Nancy Glass)

    Nurse Understaffing and Increased Workload Associated With Multiple Organ Failure—Medscape (Dean Davidson)

    U.S. Hospitals Face Pressure on ICU Beds as Cases Surge—Bloomberg TV (Jason Farley)

    All private nursing facilities will be tested for COVID-19 through partnership between DHHS and CVSWinston-Salem Journal (Alice Bonner)

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    Dean Announces Strategic Plan
    From Dean Davidson: "The 2020-2025 Strategic Plan is the result of a lengthy, inclusive, and thoughtful collaboration that included faculty, students, staff, our external partners, and the leadership of Executive Vice Dean Marie Nolan and Associate Dean Bruce Schoneboom. It represents a determined charge toward a future that will reflect changes in business practices, shifting priorities, emerging technologies and ways of teaching, new workforce skills and competencies, and a greater commitment to social justice and equity." View the plan in flipbook form.
  • FY20 Key Closing Dates

    Here is a list of upcoming FY 20 closing dates for JHU that people need to know:

    June 29 – 5 p.m.

    PURCH – FY20 JP Morgan Executive Card (Concur Expense Waves 1-9) & Corporate Travel Card (Concur Expense Waves 1-9) expense reports with final approvals by managers and cost object approvers in Concur Expense for transactions > 90 days old

    June 30 – 12 p.m.

    CA – Cash bank deposits & remote check deposits due to Cash Accounting

    June 30 – 3 p.m.

    PURCH – Last day for departments and Central Finance Office to process Goods Receipts for expense to post in FY20

    June 30 – 5 p.m.

    AP – Last day for Accounts Payable to post employee / non-employee Travel & Online Payment Requests

    AP – Final approval for June parked invoices

    ARSSC – Billing approves & releases parked invoices and runs billing plan program

  • Nursing ethics expert Cynda Rushton
    Podcast on Moral Distress

    Nurses face complex ethical decisions on a daily basis, making us susceptible to moral distress. The risks and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic have intensified this distress. On the podcast episode “Moral Distress in a Crisis: What, Why and How to Cope,” Cynda Rushton, Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics, talks about what moral distress is, why it occurs, and how it affects us physically and psychologically. She also explores shifts in thinking that can help alleviate distress. The episode is part of the COVID-19 Resources Podcast Series from the American Association of Clinical-Care Nurses.

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    Student Poem on Racism
    Nia Adimu-Ceja Josiah shares her powerful poem expressing what it feels like to be a black nursing student at the SON and in society for the On the Pulse blog.