• Day of Service
    SOM Students Lend a Helping Hand on Day of Service
    October 27, 2016

    Nearly 60 School of Medicine students got together to volunteer in the DC community during Day of Service.

    Taking a “Conversations Approach” to Promote Breastfeeding and Safe Sleep
    October 24, 2016

    The National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep (NAPPSS), a coalition supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), aims to help new parents by taking a conversations approach--an opportunity for two-way discussion--that supports best practices for both breastfeeding and safe sleep.

  • Andrew William Bazemore, MD, MPH
    Georgetown Family Medicine Physician Elected to National Academy of Medicine
    October 21, 2016

    The National Academy of Medicine has elected Andrew William Bazemore, MD, MPH, director, Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care, and assistant professor of family medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, as a lifetime member.

  • Undergraduate Cristeen Anyanwu (C’18)
    Taking Aim at Breast Cancer in Underserved Communities
    October 17, 2016

    Undergraduate Cristeen Anyanwu (C’18) uses the Scott MacPherson Stapleton Award to make an impact on the health of underserved communities in the Washington, D.C. area through her work at the Capital Breast Care Center housed in Georgetown’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  • Subha Madhavan, PhD
    Striving to Show The Big Picture on Cancer
    October 14, 2016

    October 14th was the fifth annual Biomedical Informatics Symposium at the Georgetown University Conference Center, bringing together likeminded bioinformatics specialists to talk about the big data that exists but is not accessible, or seen, by all.

  • Capital Breast Care Center Gift of Life Breakfast
    CBCC Supporters Celebrate the Gift of Life at Annual Breakfast Benefit
    October 14, 2016

    About 180 people, including breast cancer survivors and their loved ones, attended the 9th Annual Gift of Life Breakfast Benefit on October 14 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC.

  •  Nobel Prize-winning Science is Key to Georgetown Neurotherapeutic Research
    Nobel Prize-winning Science is Key to Georgetown Neurotherapeutic Research
    October 3, 2016

    Today, the 2016 Nobel Prize in the category of medicine or physiology was awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi “for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy,” a fundamental process for degrading and recycling cellular components.

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    GWIM Celebrates Milestone of 100 Women Professors
    October 2, 2016

    Even as Georgetown Women in Medicine celebrate 100 female school of medicine faculty members, they vow to work toward greater diversity.

  • Jeffrey A. Toretsky, MD
    Clinical Trial Underway to Test Innovative Cancer Treatment Based on Georgetown Discoveries
    September 30, 2016

    This August, the first patient in a multi-center clinical trial being conducted by Oncternal Therapeutics began receiving an innovative new investigational cancer therapy based on discoveries made by Toretsky, professor and leader of the molecular oncology program at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, and his colleagues.

  • Learning Society BBQ
    Learning Societies Promote Student Mentoring and Friendships
    September 28, 2016

    In addition to the eponymous article of clothing, first-year students participating in Georgetown’s annual White Coat Ceremony receive a special pin -- one that indicates their assignment to one of the School of Medicine’s five learning societies.