Tag: Johns Hopkins

Comic Relief for Medicine | Art and Healing

Comic Relief for Medicine | Art and Healing

By Bryan Wright 1 Comment January 5, 2020

[MUSIC] So when we think of comics, we often think of humorous subject matter, but comics in medicine in particular really investigates. Comics that involve very personal perceptions of illness, personal illness stories. Because comics are such a unique combination of words and sequential, still imagery, they’re especially adept at portraying very serious hard to […]

2015 Physician of the Year – Amirali Nader, M.D., Suburban Hospital

2015 Physician of the Year – Amirali Nader, M.D., Suburban Hospital

By Bryan Wright 1 Comment December 20, 2019

(Serene instrumental music)>>After completing fellowship training I joined the Critical Care Department here at Suburban Hospital and Johns Hopkins Medicine. I’ve been here for close to 10 years now, mostly providing care as a bedside clinician, but also involved with some teaching and administrative work. Approximately two years ago I was named the Medical Director […]

Patient Centered Medical Homes at Johns Hopkins Community Physicians

Patient Centered Medical Homes at Johns Hopkins Community Physicians

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment December 9, 2019

[MUSIC] A patient-centered medical home, or PCMH, is a recent advance in primary care medicine that tries to make the medical office more nurturing, like a home. We will monitor what care is needed so that we pay attention to patients not only when they’re in the office, but also between visits. We do have […]

Does pharmaceutical R&D investment correlate with new medicines?

Does pharmaceutical R&D investment correlate with new medicines?

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment December 8, 2019

Over the last 20 years from 1995 to 2015, R&D spending by pharmaceutical companies has averaged about sixty billion dollars a year and has increased about three hundred percent over that time. In spite of that unfortunately the number of new drugs that have been put onto the market every year has not changed very […]

2015 Best Consulting Physician at Suburban Hospital – Stephen Greco, M.D.

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment December 5, 2019

>>My willingness to work as a team with the other referring physicans. We always care for patients with other physicians involved, and you have to be able to bring about what your vision is for the patient in confines with the other physicians’ plans as well. And taking time with the patient. You cannot successfully […]

2015 Physician of the Year – Steven Schulman, M.D., The Johns Hopkins Hospital

2015 Physician of the Year – Steven Schulman, M.D., The Johns Hopkins Hospital

By Bryan Wright 3 Comments November 21, 2019

(flowing instrumental music)>>I am honored to call myself a Hopkins lifer. I started in medical school in 1977, and I’ve been here ever since. I trained in medicine with Victor McKusick, and then cardiology under Mike Weisfeldt, and joined faculty here in 1988. I began in the CCU as Director in 1992, and have been […]

International Patient Services | Johns Hopkins Medicine

International Patient Services | Johns Hopkins Medicine

By Bryan Wright 1 Comment November 20, 2019

My name is Kendall Benjamin Harvey. I’m a middle school art teacher in Bermuda. When I got to the hospital they said “your heart was operating at 15%. You need to get out of here.” You know so, after I got here, after being air ambulance’d out, I was in pretty bad shape. So, they—Dr. […]

2015 Best Consulting Physician at the Johns Hopkins Hospital – Thomas Traill, B.M.B.Ch., M.D.

2015 Best Consulting Physician at the Johns Hopkins Hospital – Thomas Traill, B.M.B.Ch., M.D.

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment November 18, 2019

(electronic chime music)>>I came on faculty in 1980, so I’ve been here 35 years. My role is to be a general cardiologist in consultation on the wards, here in this office. And, besides seeing a lot of patients, I’ve enjoyed over the years, showing a lot of patients to residents, students, fellows, and the other […]

2015 Physician of the Year – Thomas Reifsnyder, M.D., Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment November 16, 2019

(bright instrumental music)>>I came here in 2006. Therefore, I’ve been here about 10 years. I basically am a clinician teacher. I spend most of my days in the operating room, teaching the residents and hopefully providing good care. What I’m most proud of as a physician is that when I arrived here at Johns Hopkins […]

2015 Physician of the Year – William Convey, M.D., Johns Hopkins Community Physicians

2015 Physician of the Year – William Convey, M.D., Johns Hopkins Community Physicians

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment November 14, 2019

(gentle music)>>In 1995, I left a busy, successful practice in Miami, to, intrigued by the possibility of bringing Hopkins-quality primary care to this area the area where I was raised and that I love. I’ve been Office Medical Director at our site for 20 years, during a period of continued exponential growth, and our site […]