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JHU Benefits Orientation - JUL 9, JUL 11

Join us for a JHU Benefits Orientation on Monday July 9th 7am to 9 am OR Wednesday July 11th 5:30pm to 7:30 pm. Both events will be held at 2024 E Monument Rm 2-1002.  We will review the medical and other health plans, various voluntary benefits and the retirement plan.

If you are not able to attend please find the online presentation: HERE


Foundations of Teaching and Learning - JUL 12

  • When: Thursday, July 12, 2018 08:30-12:30
  • Where: Armstrong Medical Education Bldg, Strauch Auditorium West
  • Presenter: Rachel Levine

This half day course, offered every 4 months is for new and experienced educators who are actively engaged in the JHSOM teaching mission. Topics covered include: the Learning Environment, Small Group Teaching, Feedback and Coaching, Active Lectures and Clinical Teaching.


Funding for Prostate Cancer Research - DEADLINE JUL 16

Funding is available to support multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer through the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund, the SPORE Development Research Program (DRP), and the SPORE Career Enhancement Program (CEP).  Awards are for one year and a maximum of $100,000, with an exception for the SPORE CEP.  The CEP awards will be given as 2-year awards at $50,000 per year.  Investigators will be allowed to request a 1-year no cost extension at the end of the award period with proper scientific justification.  

Funding is open to all JHU affiliated faculty.  Partnership with a Brady Urological Institute faculty member is highly encouraged, but not required.  An emphasis will be placed on funding research with a high priority given to project innovation as well as collaboration with basic science, data science, and engineering faculty.  

Funds are to be used for supporting the proposed research application, however they should not be used to support PI salary.  Awardees will be notified in mid to late August (2018).  The award period will be from September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019.  

DEADLINE:  Monday, July 16, 2018 by 5:00PM (EDT)

More information HERE

Applications should be submitted  HERE. 

Please be certain that you are submitting an application for the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to David “Brandy” Yeater


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Epic Faculty Scholarship Program - DEADLINE JUL 31

he highly successful JHUSOM Epic Faculty Scholars Program for 2018-2019 is now open for applications. This grant program provides comprehensive support for clinical research using the Epic database and is open to JH faculty.

The application requires:
a 3-page proposal due July 31, 2018
to be sent to
David Yousem MD at

Call For Applications: HERE
Application Requirements and Timeline: HERE


Writing Workshop for Junior Faculty - AUG 3

The Office of Faculty Development invites you to join us for our Writing Retreat for Junior Faculty in the SOM: A Day of Hints, Tips, and Creativity.

  • Do you struggle with writing?
  • Do you lie awake at night, trying to compose your opening sentence?
  • Do you worry about writing a great paper?

If so, this workshop is for you! Join your SOM faculty colleagues on Friday August 3, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm in Zayed Auditorium. During an engaging day of lectures, exercises, and small group work, you will learn:

  • about the "magic 5 C's" of effective scholarly writing
  • how to write compelling titles and effective abstracts
  • how to communicate with journal reviewers and editors
  • how the Editing Referral Service at Johns Hopkins can support you

The lead instructor, Dr. Sarah Poynton, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology, is the Director of Writing Studies for the Epic Faculty Scholars Program, teaches Biomedical and Scientific Writing, and is a member of the Editing Referral Service at Johns Hopkins. Additional editors will also be in attendance.

Space is limited! To reserve your place to write, right now, sign up HERE


Unbiased Personal Finance for Faculty, Staff and Physicians - OCT 2

  • When: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 08:00-14:00
  • Where: 2024 E. Monument St., Ste. 1500Q
  • Presenter: Yuval Bar-Or, Ph.D.

​This unbiased personal finance course empowers you to make better financial decisions for yourself and your family. The course covers a broad selection of financial literacy topics, including, among others: investing, budgeting, retirement planning, saving for children’s college education, managing household and student debt, assessing insurance needs (life, disability, home, auto), and engaging constructively with financial advisors (or reducing your reliance on them, depending on your preference). Course content was formulated in close collaboration with Johns Hopkins physicians and is specifically geared to medical professionals. The instructor, a Johns Hopkins faculty member, is a financial literacy expert.

More information: HERE


Investing Basics for SOM Faculty, Staff and Physicians - OCT 11

  • When: Thursday, October 11, 2018 08:00-14:00.'
  • Where: 2024 E. Monument St., Ste. 1500Q
  • Presenter: Yuval Bar-Or, Ph.D.

Proper personal financial planning involves numerous investing-related decisions. Faculty, staff, and physicians must make these decisions in their 403(b) retirement plans, in their children’s 529 college savings plans, in the context of a home purchase, within brokerage accounts, and when considering buying into a private practice, to name a few. Course attendees will be introduced to basic investing concepts ranging from an introduction to financial markets and securities such as stocks and bonds, asset classes, and active vs. passive trading strategies, to learning how to buy and sell stocks/bonds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) in their IRA or brokerage accounts.


Foundations of Teaching and Learning - OCT 29

  • When: Monday, October 29, 2018, 08:00-13:00
  • Where: 2024 E. Monument St, Ste 2-1002
  • Presenter: Rachel Levine

This half day course, offered every 4 months is for new and experienced educators who are actively engaged in the JHSOM teaching mission. Topics covered include: the Learning Environment, Small Group Teaching, Feedback and Coaching, Active Lectures and Clinical Teaching.


Economics of Clinical Operations - NOV 7, 8

  • When: Wednesday/Thursday, November 7/8, 2018, 07:30-16:00 (both days)
  • Where: Phipps 340 (both days)
  • Presenter: David Yousem

To provide a basic, physician-oriented program with a goal of enhancing the understanding of business principles associated with healthcare financial and related regulatory environments. The acquisition of the above knowledge will lead to better financial and operational management decisions that should result in maximizing the finances and operations of a clinical department, functional unit and Johns Hopkins Medicine as a whole. The course will use a combination of didactic material, case studies, and discussion format to apply principles that are practical and applicable to physicians’ practices. After completing the course, physicians will be able to successfully interface with supervisors, business administrators, direct reports and other physicians in a way that demonstrates a clear understanding of healthcare business principles and the ability to apply strategies as a physician leader that will enhance the financial success of the enterprise.


Archived PPC & APPC Information Sessions from June 2018

Archived PPC Feed  HERE

Archived APPC Feed HERE

Archived Session Library HERE


Reference Resources

Silver Book (updated Oct 2016)

  • The Professional Development Guide for the JHUSOM Faculty, Fifth Edition is available ONLINE.

Misconduct Policy (updated Jul 2016)

  • The Procedures for Dealing with Issues of Faculty Professional Misconduct is available HERE

Appointments and Promotions

  • Slides available here
  • OVERVIEW Promotion at Hopkins
  • SAMPLES: Promotion and Tenure
  • PODCAST: Principles and process of promotion to Associate Professor at JHSOM
  • PODCAST: Principles and process of promotion to Full Professor at JHSOM
  • VIDEO: Promotion - Clinician with Distinction Academic Pathway


Computational Medicine Core

The Computational Medicine Core is a consulting group of bioengineers, computer scientists and physicists that offers assistance in developing mathematical models of biological systems in health and disease. It provides guidance on grant-writing and technical aspects of computational biology/medicine.

Learn more HERE