GUMC News

  • Stephen Ray Mitchell stands in an auditorium with participating speakers seated at tables nearby
    Medical Alumni Event Explores Current and Future Global Health Challenges
    November 3, 2018

    A panel convened by Georgetown University School of Medicine exploring some of the most pressing issues in global health was the kickoff event for Georgetown’s Medical Reunion weekend.

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    Madhavan Touts GUMC’s Commitment to Data Science and Informatics at Symposium
    November 3, 2018

    The Seventh Annual Big Data in Biomedicine Symposium brought together innovators, research scientists, clinicians, educators and students in big data, data science and associated fields, and was an apt forum for announcing Georgetown University Medical Center's new Office of Health Data Science and Informatics.

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    READ Poster Campaign Unveils 2018 Honorees
    November 3, 2018

    Dahlgren Memorial Library recently announced the 2018 honorees in the READ Poster Campaign, which was launched to promote the importance of reading books in the liberal arts and humanities and now honors members of the GUMC community for their demonstration of cura personalis.

  • Dean Joy Williams smiles as she stands next to a portrait that depicts her sitting at her desk
    Honoring the Legacy of Dean Joy Phinizy Williams
    November 2, 2018

    The October 25 dedication and unveiling of the portrait of former Dean Joy Phinizy Williams honored a woman regarded as a pillar of wisdom and support at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

  • Nellie Darling speaks into a microphone that she holds in her hand
    ‘What Makes You More Than Medicine’ Emphasizes Student Wellness
    November 2, 2018

    Students, faculty and staff from across the School of Medicine and Medical Center community at Georgetown University came together for the third time to celebrate their creative talents and bring attention to serious topics such as student mental health and wellness.

  • Andrea Roane stands at a clear Plexiglas podium, speaking. In the background, out of focus, is Edward Healton
    Gift of Life Breakfast Empowers CBCC Supporters to Improve Health Equity
    November 2, 2018

    The Capital Breast Care Center's work on behalf of health equity and the debut of a special award recognizing leadership in breast health advocacy were highlighted at the 11th annual Gift of Life Breakfast, an annual benefit for the center.

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    Film Screening Celebrates Patient Safety Pioneer
    November 2, 2018

    A screening of a documentary film honoring the late John M. Eisenberg, MD, MBA, and subsequent panel discussion featuring medical educators and health care professionals from Georgetown University Medical Center and MedStar Health highlighted issues surrounding patient safety and the work being done to prevent medical errors.

  • Reginald Tucker-Seeley sits at a wooden table and speaks
    Defining Financial Toxicity in the Context of Health Care
    November 2, 2018

    Reginald Tucker-Seeley, ScD, of the University of Southern California’s Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, shared insights about his research on the conceptual and operational challenges of talking about financial toxicity and health care at a recent meeting of the Georgetown Lombardi Survivorship Research Initiative.

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    Dahlgren Memorial Library Serves As Champion of Student Needs in the Digital Age
    October 20, 2018

    A unique student-centric approach has allowed Georgetown University Medical Center’s Dahlgren Memorial Library to maintain its key role in GUMC’s culture and intellectual pursuits and made it the third most visited medical library in the nation.

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    First-Year Medical Students Confront Health Disparities Through Interactive Course
    October 20, 2018

    The Health Disparities and Health Equity intersession gave participating first-year Georgetown University School of Medicine (GUSOM) greater insight into how health can be affected by a complex web of external factors.