Docs in the boondocks
Grizzly bears, cliffside falls and snakebites, all part of
new SoM course
Johns Hopkins medical students don't grow on trees,
but in the woods of Catoctin Mountain National Park last
week, it looked like they were falling from them.
The students, in reality, were acting the roles of
victims who had just plummeted from a scenic overlook.
Fellow students, playing the part of first responders,
knelt over the "motionless bodies" of their classmates and
were instructed to perform such unwelcome measures as
pulling a hair from the fictitious accident victim's wrist
to gauge his or her response level.
A major milestone for ISIS
Staff at Johns Hopkins' financial aid offices are now
getting a little "aid" themselves. As of last week, all
eight academic divisions of the university have now gone
live with the new Student Aid System, the Web-based and
user-friendly financial aid module of the Internet Student
JH team begins human trials to use donor adult stem cells
to repair muscle damaged from heart
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have begun what is
believed to be the first clinical trial in the United
States of adult mesenchymal stem cells to repair muscle
damaged by heart attack, or myocardial infarct.