GUMC News

  • Bill Rebeck stands next to Susan Lynskey in an event image
    Making Space for the Soul at the Heart of the Harvey
    April 16, 2018

    The third-annual Heart of the Harvey, a night of plays, poetry, music and monologues celebrating the writing and performances of students, faculty, staff and alumni from across the university, was presented by the Operating Theatre on April 13 in the W. Proctor Harvey Clinical Teaching Amphitheater in the Medical-Dental Building.

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    Supporting St. Baldrick’s with Superheroes, Sumo Wrestling and More
    April 15, 2018

    With live music, a silent auction, pie- and donut-eating contests, sumo wrestling, superheroes, speeches, head shaving and more, the 2018 St. Baldrick’s fundraiser, organized by the School of Medicine in support of pediatric cancer research, was more festive than ever.

  • Barbara Bayer, PhD, stands at a podium, in the background is an American flag
    Bayer Extols the Virtues of “Showing Up and Doing Your Job”
    April 12, 2018

    Barbara M. Bayer, PhD, delivered the “Life of Learning” address at the 2018 Spring Faculty Convocation, where she spoke about how showing up and doing her job opened doors in her career.

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    Advancing Plastic Surgery Practice and Research
    April 10, 2018

    For David Habin Song, MD, MBA, academic chair of the department of plastic surgery at Georgetown University School of Medicine and MedStar Health physician executive director for plastic surgery, the field of plastic surgery means saving limbs damaged by diabetes and using the most advanced techniques to help women who have had their breasts removed during cancer treatment.

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    New Programs Offer Training in Catholic Clinical Ethics
    March 29, 2018

    Georgetown University Medical Center is launching two programs that will teach the next generation of health care providers and administrators about the ethics and moral theology that guide Catholic health systems.

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    Hoyas on the Hill: Health Justice Scholars Advocate for Change
    March 29, 2018

    On March 22, 45 Health Justice Scholars from the Georgetown University School of Medicine were joined by students from Georgetown University Law Center on Capitol Hill for Health Justice Week 2018 to advocate for legislation to end long-term homelessness, provide maternity care for women, support veteran health through telemedicine, and develop school-based health centers.

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    Research in a Minute: Giuseppe Giaccone, MD, PhD
    March 29, 2018

    As associate director of clinical research at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and professor of medical oncology and pharmacology at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Giuseppe Giaccone, MD, PhD, leads a team of researchers in studying thymic carcinoma, also known as cancer of the thymus.

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    By the Numbers: Match Day 2018
    March 16, 2018

    Match Day for the School of Medicine Class of 2018 was filled with suspense, joy and celebration as students, surrounded by friends, family, classmates and instructors, found out which residency programs accepted them to continue their medical training.

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    Georgetown’s Health Justice Alliance, O’Neill Institute Welcome World Bank President Jim Kim
    March 13, 2018

    Georgetown’s Health Justice Alliance and the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law hosted a screening of the film "Bending the Arc," about the founding of the NGO Partners in Health, on March 7. One of the film's subjects, Jim Yong Kim, MD, PhD, now president of the World Bank, was present for a discussion afterward.

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    Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Brings High Schoolers to the Hilltop
    March 12, 2018

    While Georgetown students were on spring break, about 150 high school students and teachers from 26 local schools in the greater Washington metropolitan area came to campus March 8 and 9 for the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.