Georgetown University Medical Center Commencement 2023

Congratulations to all our graduates!

Georgetown holds individual graduation ceremonies for each undergraduate and professional school as well as award celebrations on campus.

Students, family, faculty, alumni and friends can follow commencement activities online, including live webcasts. Visit the 2023 Commencement website for full information.

GUMC Commencement 2023 Stories

Biomedical Graduate Education

School of Health

The School of Health commencement in Gaston Hall

Graduates from School of Health Called to Be Social Justice Warriors

May 22nd, 2023

“Wow, just wow!” With those three words of joy from School of Health Dean Christopher J. King, PhD, MHSc, FACHE, commencement exercises began for the inaugural class of the school founded less than a year earlier. A spirited audience of family, friends and loved ones filled the seats of the storied Gaston Hall for the May 20 graduation.…

School of Medicine

A headshot of Ralf Martz Sulague is side by side with a headshot of Allison Fitzgerald

How Two Doctors Are Using Research To Push the Field of Medicine

May 25th, 2023

Ever since their own families grappled with their own health crises, Dr. Ralf Martz Sulague (G’23) and Dr. Allison Fitzgerald (M’23, G’23) wanted to pursue careers taking care of patients’ health. But they both knew they wanted to make an impact outside of the doctor’s office and came to Georgetown to expand the reach of their MD degrees. …

School of Medicine students sit in their commencement garb

School of Medicine Class of 2023 Celebrates Commencement

May 22nd, 2023

On a sunny spring day in downtown Washington, DC, the School of Medicine Class of 2023 came together in front of their family members and friends to receive their diplomas and celebrate the successful completion of their medical degrees.…

Dean Jones speaks from the stage in Gaston Hall, where faculty of the School of Medicine are seated

Members of the Medical School’s Class of 2023 Honored

May 22nd, 2023

Less than two days before officially becoming physicians, members of the School of Medicine Class of 2023 gathered at the annual Warwick Evans Senior Awards Ceremony to celebrate their classmates’ achievements. Parents, spouses, children, significant others and friends assembled in one of Georgetown’s most storied places, Gaston Hall, for the May 19 parade of awards. …

Two individuals stand with a private jet ready to procure an organ for transplant

School of Medicine Grad Prepares for Career in Transplant Medicine

May 22nd, 2023

Since childhood, Malcolm Meredith (M’23) knew he wanted to be a surgeon. His experiences at the School of Medicine prompted him to focus on transplant medicine, a career he’ll pursue as a surgical resident at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.…

School of Nursing

A collection of nursing pins attached to blue and white ribbons laid out on a tray

Graduating Students Receive Pins and Become Hoya Nurses

May 23rd, 2023

Graduates of the Bachelor of Nursing and Clinical Nurse Leader programs gathered on May 18 in Lohrfink Auditorium to receive their Georgetown University nursing pins, a tradition for nurses entering the field.…

Sarah Bryant in choker white uniform of the Navy

School of Nursing Graduate Will Practice Cura Personalis as a Newly Commissioned Naval Officer

May 22nd, 2023

Sarah Bryant (N’23) knew at a young age that she wanted to be both a nurse and naval officer. Georgetown gave her the opportunity to pursue both passions while putting into practice the Jesuit value of cura personalis, care of the whole person. Bryant was commissioned May 22 as an ensign in the United States Navy during a ceremony at the Jefferson Memorial.…