Honoring All Our Health Care Professionals This Week

On May 10, many health care organizations across the country began observing National Hospital Week. We want to ensure that all our health care professionals are recognized for their contributions, so today, join us in celebrating Health Care Week at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Please take a moment to visit the  the JHM Appreciation Board, where you can read inspiring stories about your colleagues and post your own reflections of of gratitude.

Posted May 11, 2020

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Community Appreciation Parade for Healthcare Heroes

The community Appreciation Parade for #HopkinsHeroes on May 7 was a gigantic boost of energy — more than 40 cars long — for all our front-line staff members. Our #HealthcareHeroes have been working tirelessly, with amazing strength, compassion and expertise, to treat all our patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The toots, woo-woos, way-to-go’s, love and heartfelt thanks give us some of the fuel we need to keep going. Thank you!

Posted May 8, 2020

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Nurses: Leading in the Midst Of Crisis

Cynda Rushton is a professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and Berman Institute of Bioethics and an international leader in nursing ethics. On Global Promise, Johns Hopkins Medicine International’s blog, she discusses the conditions and decisions nurses encounter every day while wrestling with the massive health care challenges posed by the new coronaviurs.

Go to the Global Promise blog.

Posted May 8, 2020

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“Nurses, we have deep desire to want to help and we feel honored to be on the frontlines at this time.” -Ilana Velasquez

Ilana Velasquez, a medical oncology nurse at  Sibley Memorial Hospital, explains what it’s like to treat patients who are immunocompromised during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted May 7, 2020

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It’s Nurses Week: Thank You to All Our Nurses!

When it comes to patient car, our nurses have the strength to do the incredible. During Nurses Week, join us in recognizing our nursing colleagues across Johns Hopkins Medicine for the vital role they play every day.

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Source: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/extraordinary-people/details.html#aaron-mahomes