• Three men stand side by side in academic robes; the man in the center wears a medal around his neck.
    Harold P. Freeman, Champion of the Underserved, Receives Top Honors at 10th Annual Convocation
    November 21, 2017

    Harold P. Freeman, MD, a champion of the poor and underserved, received the Cura Personalis Award and delivered the keynote address at this year's GUMC Fall Convocation on November 16.

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    Dick Gillis Awarded GUMC’s Lifetime Achievement Award
    November 21, 2017

    During the 10th Annual GUMC Fall Convocation on November 16, awards were presented to faculty and students in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing & Health Studies and the Biomedical Graduate Education program recognizing outstanding achievements in research, teaching and service.

  • Annual Colloquium Addresses Health Disparities in D.C.
    November 21, 2017

    The colloquium held on November 16 as part of this year's GUMC Fall Convocation brought together Georgetown faculty members to discuss the theme “Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities.”

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    Atkins Officially Installed as Dr. Scholl Chair of Medical Oncology
    November 3, 2017

    Michael B. Atkins, MD, deputy director of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been named to the Dr. Scholl Chair of Medical Oncology, a fully endowed professorship that supports the work of a distinguished physician, educator and researcher making extraordinary contributions to cancer research and education as well as patient care.

  • A group of smiling medical students, some giving a "thumbs up" sign, stands on the steps in front of Med-Dent Building.
    Medical Students Make a Difference on Day of Service
    November 3, 2017

    More than 80 medical students took advantage of the opportunity to give back to the community by participating in the School of Medicine’s Day of Service this year.

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    Rebeck Honored at Georgetown’s Fall Faculty Convocation
    November 2, 2017

    G. William Rebeck, a professor of neuroscience at Georgetown University Medical Center and director of Georgetown’s Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience, is the recipient of a 2017 President's Award for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers.

  • Two students face research poster with brain graphics on it, one student points to poster
    Student Research Day Showcases Wide Breadth of Biomedical Research at Georgetown
    October 18, 2017

    Students in the Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) program study a diverse range of topics including biohazardous threat agents & emerging infectious diseases, biostatistics, neuroscience and more. So when BGE holds their annual Student Research Day, the presentations run the gamut.

  • Dr. Harold Freeman stands at a podium speaking into a microphone before a screen displaying the words 'Gift of Life"
    Gift of Life Breakfast Honors Patient Navigation Pioneer
    October 17, 2017

    The 10th Annual Gift of Life breakfast, held October 10, brought together more than 200 supporters of the Capital Breast Care Center to celebrate the community-based program and its mission and honor patient navigation pioneer and surgical oncologist Harold P. Freeman, MD.

  • Women walking in the Avon walk holding a large CBCC banner laughing and smiling on a sunny day.
    CBCC Patient Navigators Help Women Overcome Obstacles to Health Care Access
    October 13, 2017

    A recent change to the way patients are served at the Capital Breast Care Center (CBCC) has staff members hopeful that they will now be able to reach more women than ever before.

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    Al-Refaie Leads Multidisciplinary Research Team
    October 5, 2017

    To answer the research questions that Waddah Al-Refaie, MD, FACS, was interested in asking, he required a team of researchers knowledgeable in biostatistics, health finance and economics, public policy and law. He was able to find those experts at Georgetown.