Annual GUMC Convocation

Seventh Annual GUMC Convocation
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

On Wednesday, Nov. 5, the Seventh 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 Neurocognition

The keynote lecturer, and the recipient of the Cura Personalis Award, is Helen S. Mayberg, MD, professor of psychiatry, neurology and radiology at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Mayberg was recently named one of Emory University’s “Game Changers” for her pioneering research on deep brain stimulation (DBS) as a treatment strategy for major mental illness. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine and is an active participant in a wide variety of advisory and scientific activities across multiple fields in neuroscience.   

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

Celebrating Achievement

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

All GUMC faculty are invited to submit nominations for the GUMC Leadership in Research Award and the GUMC Research Recognition Award. More information about how to nominate your peers will be available on this website soon.