GUMC News

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    Ready to Serve: Medical Students Take Oath to Serve US Military
    May 22, 2017

    During the May 20th ceremony, Georgetown University School of Medicine students who had received their medical training through the Health Professionals Scholarship Program (HPSP) took their medical oaths and received promotions.

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    In Commencement Speech, Shelton Tells NHS Graduates to Write Their Own Stories
    May 22, 2017

    By paying attention to our stories, and who is creating them, the better we can choose ones that will help us succeed, said James Shelton, MBA, MA, during the May 20 ceremony on the Healy Lawn.

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    Warwick Evans Awards Ceremony Honors the Most Exceptional Members of the Class of 2017
    May 21, 2017

    Faculty members, friends and family gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the Georgetown University School of Medicine Class of 2017 at the Warwick Evans Awards Ceremony in Gaston Hall - the same location where the students received their white coats four years earlier.

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    School of Medicine Commencement Ceremony Celebrates “A Class of Significant Leadership”
    May 21, 2017

    At their white coat ceremony in August 2013, 193 first-year medical students at Georgetown University School of Medicine read the Hippocratic Oath together for the first time. At the School of Medicine’s 165th commencement ceremony nearly four years later, the graduating medical students read the oath together one last time.

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    MAGIS Induction Ceremony Celebrates Excellence in Education
    May 19, 2017

    While most commencement week activities at Georgetown celebrate students’ achievements, the 15th annual MAGIS Society of Master Teachers induction ceremony recognized the accomplishments of faculty members, including the society’s two newest members.

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    Martin, Pahira Welcomed as Newest Members of MAGIS Society
    May 19, 2017

    At the 15th annual MAGIS Society of Master Teachers induction ceremony, Mary Beth Martin, PhD, professor of oncology, and biochemistry and molecular & cellular biology, and John Pahira, MD, professor of urology, were welcomed as the newest members of the society, which honors physicians and biomedical scientists dedicated to the care of others and the health needs of our society.

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    BGE Graduates Receive Their Diplomas, And a Challenge to “Never Stop Learning”
    May 19, 2017

    After participating in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences commencement ceremony, nearly 400 Biomedical Graduate Education students filed into the bright and airy McDonough Gymnasium for their diploma distribution ceremony on Friday, greeted by their clapping and cheering friends and family members.

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    Georgetown Lombardi Leads The Way at AVON 39 Breast Cancer Walk
    May 8, 2017

    About 100 members of the Georgetown Lombardi/Capital Breast Care Center team walked 39.3 miles through Washington, DC May 6-7 in AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer, raising more than $260,000 for local, regional and national breast cancer organizations.

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    McCaskill-Stevens to Address Graduates at School of Medicine Commencement
    May 8, 2017

    Now a nationally known medical oncologist at the National Cancer Institute with expertise in leading clinical trials in the community, McCaskill-Stevens is preparing to share those lessons with graduates from her alma mater at the School of Medicine commencement ceremony on May 21.

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    Volunteer Physicians and Medical Students Train to Evaluate Asylum Seekers
    May 8, 2017

    In her work with asylum seekers, Ranit Mishori, MD, MHS, FAAFP, professor of family medicine, has heard reports and seen evidence of atrocities experienced by those seeking sanctuary in the US, including sexual assault, beatings and female genital mutilation.