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Johns Hopkins Graduate Medical Education

University Health Services

Benefits

Parents in a Pinch

This program provides in-home sick, emergency or back-up care at a reduced cost for dependents of benefit-eligible faculty and staff. Because funds are limited, eligibility is on a first come, first serve basis.

Emergency Fund 

Emergency funds of no more than $1000 per academic year per person are available from the House Staff Council with no expectation of repayment. These funds are intended solely for emergency needs such as emergent housing needs, extraordinary travel expenses to attend a family member's funeral, a visit to a dying family member, or other similarly serious circumstance. This fund excludes reimbursement for deductibles and co-pays realted to health insurance.  Contact hsc@jhmi.edu for the application.

Meal Card

Balances can be checked by clicking here or calling Member Services at 888-495-0222 (only available from 8am – 8pm)

Free Classes

There are number of free classes, offered by the Welch Library, to support professional development for research and education, and are useful to clniicians . Many fill up a month or so in advance.   Here is the link for registering (need to sign in through jhed id):  http://intranet.welch.jhmi.edu/insidewelch/tptest4/freeclassregistration.cfm
Classes include:  PubMed: Search Like a Pro,  Introduction to Grant Writing,  Writing Effective Abstracts,  Finding Funding for your Research,  EndNote Basics (a reference manager for writing papers and grants

Financial Lecture

This is a link to view the Lecture by David Travis CFP, CPA of Financial Council, Inc. on investement options for residents. Password is AdamPossner2009
http://www.vimeo.com/13301294