Convocation

Sixth Annual GUMC Convocation
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the Sixth Annual GUMC Convocation will bring together Georgetown University Medical Center faculty, students and staff for a unified celebration of academic prowess, recognizing unique and outstanding achievements in research, education and service.

Honoring a Pioneer in Medical Education

The theme of this year’s activities is medical education.  The keynote lecturer, and the recipient of the Cura Personalis Award, is Ronald M. Harden, MD, a world-renowned leader in medical education. Dr. Harden is known for many notable accomplishments, among them the development of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), which has been universally adopted as a standard approach to the assessment of clinical competence.

Please click here to view Dr. Harden’s full biography. 

Celebrating Achievement

At Convocation, we will also celebrate the many achievements of faculty and students across GUMC. 

Nominations for faculty research awards will be accepted through Friday, October 25 at 5 pm. All GUMC faculty are invited to submit nominations for the GUMC Leadership in Research Award and the GUMC Research Recognition Award.

Join the Events

This year’s Convocation events include a morning Colloquium on Interprofessional Health Education, featuring renowned experts in interprofessional education, as well as the afternoon award ceremony and reception. All members of the GUMC community are welcome to attend any activities associated with Convocation.

Special CENTILE-sponsored Sessions on Interprofessional Health Education

Don't miss additional events this year on Monday, Nov. 11 and Wednesday, Nov. 13, sponsored by the Center for Innovation and Leadership in Education (CENTILE) at GUMC. These activities, all centered around important topics related to health education, have been specially designed to complement the Convocation-day events.

All members of the GUMC and MedStar communities are welcome to attend.

Please click here to learn more about these events.