GUMC News

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    Health Justice Scholars Take Advocacy Efforts to Capitol Hill
    March 26, 2017

    As part of Health Justice Week 2017, 35 Health Justice Scholars from Georgetown University School of Medicine went to Capitol Hill March 21 to advocate for a wide range of legislative proposals including bills to fight chronic homelessness, increase HIV/AIDS testing and improve access to maternity care.

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    39th Annual Golden Apple Awards Presented
    March 25, 2017

    Georgetown University School of Medicine students and faculty members were honored at the 39th Annual Golden Apple Awards. This year's event was held on Saturday, March 25 at the Old Ebbitt Grill in Washington, D.C.

  • Medical students stand near a podium and a stage, celebrating Match Day
    School of Medicine Class of 2017 Celebrates Match Day with Blue, Gray and Green
    March 17, 2017

    Held on the third Friday in March, Match Day 2017 fell on St. Patrick’s Day, making the celebration even more festive than usual for the 194 members of Georgetown University School of Medicine’s Class of 2017, as well as the thousands of medical students and graduates taking part in the match process.

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    Conference Kicks Off Conversation on the Health Care Needs of Transnational Patients
    March 12, 2017

    A recent conference at Georgetown brought together an international team of scholars with expertise in transnational science, health promotions, medical anthropology, ethics and international health law to address the needs of transnational patients - a diverse group that includes refugees, migrants, expatriates and medical tourists.

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    Novel Course Cluster Explores "Challenges in Childhood and Society"
    March 10, 2017

    The course cluster is among the first offerings from the Provost’s Designing the Future(s) Initiative, which features a bold new set of educational and research opportunities for both students and faculty as a way to explore emerging educational models.

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    New MS in Integrative Neuroscience to Focus on Research, Science Policy
    March 10, 2017

    This fall, a new master’s degree program at Georgetown will give students the opportunity to pursue advanced study in neuroscience while gaining experience in research or science policy.

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    Researcher Focused on Reversing Stroke-Induced Brain Damage Wins Neurology Prize
    March 10, 2017

    Peter Turkeltaub, MD, PhD, assistant professor of neurology and rehabilitation medicine, and director of the Cognitive Recovery Lab, has been chosen by an international society of neurologists to receive its annual award for excellence in behavioral neurology research.

  • Kelly Smith, M'17, speaking at "I, Too, am Georgetown University Medical Center."
    “I, too, am GUMC” Encourages Reflection, Empathy in Action
    February 16, 2017

    How does being a member of the GUMC community affect your identity? How do you relate to others with different identities? And how do issues of race, poverty and other social and economic factors affect people’s health? These are some of the questions explored during “I, too, am Georgetown University Medical Center,” an evening event organized around the theme of “empathy in action.”

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    “What A Doc Looks Like” Explores Identity Challenges In Medical Careers
    February 12, 2017

    What A Doc Looks Like addressed barriers that marginalized people encounter within the medical community, and proposed ways forward.

  • Lindsey Hastings-Spaine (M'19) shakes hands with Stephen Ray Mitchell, MD, at the White Coat Ceremony in August 2015.
    Roth Scholarship Honors Alum Known for Commitment to Cura Personalis
    February 10, 2017

    The inaugural Dr. Katy Roth Scholarship at Georgetown University School of Medicine was recently awarded to Lindsey Hastings-Spaine (SOM’19), a first-generation medical student whose parents immigrated to Langley Park, Maryland from Sierra Leone prior to its civil war.