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Upcoming Meetings

  • JRAC
    • Tue, Oct 30, 2018 9:00-10:30, MRB 181
    • Mon, Feb 11, 2019 9:00-10:30, MRB 181
    • Wed, Jun 5, 2019 9:00-10:30, MRB 181
  • SAC
    • Wed, Oct 31, 2018 9:00-10:30, MRB 181
    • Tue, Feb 12, 2019 9:00-10:30, MRB 181
    • Thu, Jun 6, 2019 9:00-10:30, MRB 181​
  • APPC
    • Fri, Dec 7, 2018 9:00-11:30, Zayed 2117
  • PPC
    • Wed, Jan 23, 2019 9:30-11:30, Zayed 2117


"Order Wisely/Architecture of High Value Health Care National Conference" - SEP 21-23

  • When:
    • "Order Wisely" conference - Friday, Sep 21, 2018 followed by the
    • "Architecture of High Value Health Care" conference - Saturday/Sunday, Sep 22-23
  • Where: Baltimore Convention Center
  • Notes: Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credits, MOC points will be available

The Order Wisely program includes 25 targeted sessions on high value ordering and prescribing to avoid low value care, including appropriate imaging for the 8 CMS Priority Clinical Areas. In January 2020, CMS will assess all ordering providers' advanced imaging ordering appropriateness in these 8 areas, and outliers will be required to obtain preauthorization for imaging. As such, we want to ensure that our medical providers are knowledgeable about best imaging practice. The HVPAA national conference includes >200 abstract presentations and 8 value improvement program building workshops led by national experts.

More information is available in the attached brochure and at these links:

Please contact Pamela Johnson, MD ( if you have any questions.


K2R Transition Program Kickoff - SEP 27

  • When: Thursday, September 27, 2018 11:30-13:00
  • Where: 2024 E. Monument St., 2-1002 Auditorium

The Institute for Clinical and Translational Research and the Office of Faculty Development are co-sponsoring the K-to-R Transition Program, which prepares junior faculty with mentored career development awards to become independent investigators.

Please join us for the program’s Kickoff Lunch on Thursday, September 27, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 2-1002 Auditorium, 2024 East Monument Street. This program features a monthly seminar series, networking opportunities, mentoring and resources to help you prepare R submissions.

Our program faculty include Gail Daumit, MD, MHS, FACP, Samsung Professor of Medicine, Kimberly A. Skarupski, PhD, MPH, Associate Dean for Faculty Development, and others who can provide guidance as you strive for the next level of your career.

Please click on the link below to RSVP to the Kickoff Lunch. All are welcome to attend this event. A light lunch will be served.
K-to-R Kickoff RSVP

Please contact Mia Terkowitz,, if you have any question about this program.

The 2018-2019 K-to-R schedule is 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 

Registration: HERE


WAG Seminar - OCT 2

  • When: Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 3:00-4:00 PM
  • Where: Zayed 2117

Do you experience stress and anxiety about writing? Do you worry that you aren’t publishing enough? Do you struggle to find time to write regularly? Come learn about WAGs (Writing Accountability Groups). A WAG is an active writing group that meets once a week for ten weeks and follows a strict agenda of 15 minutes of updates and goal-setting followed by 30 minutes of individual writing, and then 15 minutes of reporting and wrap-up. WAGgers report increased writing productivity, greater control over the writing process, improved goal-setting and time management, and a sense of community with new colleagues and friends.

To register, click HERE

First 20 participants get a copy of the book: WAG Your Work!


New Faculty Orientation - OCT 9

  • When: Tuesday, October 9, 2018 08:00-16:00
  • Where: Sheikh Zayed Tower, Chevy Chase Auditorium, Room 2119A
  • Presenter: Paul B. Rothman, M.D. - Dean of the Medical Faculty, Johns Hopkins Medicine

As you prepare for the school year, we invite you to mark your calendars for an important learning opportunity. You’re invited to join Paul B. Rothman, M.D., dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, and the vice deans at the New Faculty Orientation on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Sheikh Zayed Tower’s Chevy Chase Bank Auditorium, Room 2119A.

This interactive program, geared toward both full and part-time senior and new faculty, will include a Q&A open forum, research roundtable, segments on the deans’ roles, professionalism and integrity, the promotion process, education and more.

This is important for your professional development at Johns Hopkins. You are strongly encouraged to attend. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. RSVPs are required to Charmaine Clarke at


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.

Registration: HERE


Call for Applications: Junior Faculty Leadership Program - DEADLINE OCT 19

  • Applications DUE by Fri, Oct 19, 2018, 11:59 PM
  • Statement of Interest: HERE
  • Commitment to Program Form: HERE

The School of Medicine’s Office of Faculty Development (OFD) is now accepting applications for the 2019 cohort of the “Junior Faculty Leadership Program” (JFLP).

The goal of the program is to provide junior faculty members who are at the level of Instructor or Assistant Professor and are four years or less at rank with the opportunity to: (a) develop and build foundational career and leadership skills; (b) think proactively about their future roles as leaders in academic medicine; (c) build a network of supportive peers and potential collaborators; and (d) develop strategies for maintaining joy and resilience.

Eight didactic and interactive sessions are focused on knowing and leading yourself and others. The program covers topics such as: leadership core competencies; highly-effective career and leadership habits; personality preferences; individual development planning; conflict management and mediation; communication & difficult conversations; speaking and presenting like a leader; negotiation; maximizing the mentoring and sponsoring experience; emotional intelligence; and unwritten rules for success at Hopkins.

Applicants must indicate a personal commitment to attending all sessions (Wednesdays, 9AM-12Noon, East Baltimore Campus: 2024 E. Monument St., Suite 2-1002): Jan. 9, Jan. 30; Feb. 20, March 13, April 3, April 24, May 15, June 5.


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.

To register, click HERE


Turning Your Everyday Activities Into Scholarship - NOV 5

  • When: Monday, November 5, 2018, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Where: Welch Library, West Reading Room

Know the different types of educational scholarship, as well as a framework for assessment of educational scholarship

Consider how your everyday work presents opportunities for educational scholarship

Explore barriers and facilitators for scholarship development

Design your individualized scholarship roadmap

To register, click HERE


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