GUMC News

  • 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.

  • Music for the Mind
    Georgetown Researchers Report on the Science of Stroke Recovery
    September 28, 2016

    As part of the so-called “stroke belt,” Washington, D.C. has high incidence of stroke and cardiovascular disease. At “Music for the Mind Presents Brain Recovery After Stroke,” three researchers from the Georgetown University - MedStar National Rehabilitation Network Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery discussed stroke symptoms, prevention and the science of stroke recovery, with an audience of Georgetown friends and donors at Georgetown on September 21.

  • Jesse Goodman
    Jesse Goodman: Taking on a "Slow Emergency"
    September 21, 2016

    On September 21, for only the fourth time in its history, the United Nations General Assembly is conducting a high-level meeting to address a critical global health issue. The topic is antimicrobial resistance, described by Georgetown’s Jesse L. Goodman, MD, MPH, as a “slow emergency” and an alarming situation that first grabbed his attention two decades ago.

  • lou weiner
    Raising Issues and Developing Solutions at the Ruesch Center Policy Briefing
    September 16, 2016

    Participants at the briefing discussed access to care, the growing cost of cancer research and the implications for policy makers, health care professionals, patients and society.

  • Ming Tan
    Georgetown Readies Launch of a New Biomedical PhD Program
    September 14, 2016

    GUMC has offered a master’s degree in biostatistics since 2006. Now, given the success of that program and the growing need for professionals with more advanced training in the field, the Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics & Biomathematics is preparing to launch a new PhD program in biostatistics.

  • Lucille Adams-Campbell
    Adams-Campbell Joins the National Human Genome Research Institute Board of Scientific Counselors
    September 14, 2016

    Georgetown Lombardi's Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, PhD has begun serving on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the National Human Genome Research Institute.

  • immersion day 2
    Ingredients for Patient Safety: Teamwork and Communication
    August 29, 2016

    Third year medical students and newly-minted nurses from MedStar Georgetown collaborated during a day-long event devoted to patient safety.

  • todd waldman
    Celebrating a “landmark” gene editing technique
    August 16, 2016

    More than two decades ago, Todd Waldman published a study on gene editing in Cancer Research. It has been selected as a "landmark study" and will be republished in the journal's 75th anniversary addition.

  • meditation
    Advice to medical students: Fill your heads while opening your hearts
    August 11, 2016

    By the end of the first semester of medical school, many students feel overwhelmed. This mind body medicine elective offers tangible skills to help students care for themselves.

  • Marie DeVita, MD
    Class of 2020 Begins Its Journey In Medicine
    August 8, 2016

    They come from 31 states and nine countries including Canada, Korea, China, Ethiopia, Israel, Japan, Jamaica and Zimbabwe. Some come from the U.S. military. And others come from a long tradition of medicine.