Harris Ives

Posted in Staff Spotlight

February 2, 2024

Harris Ives
Harris Ives
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Program Manager, Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program (DNAP)
How long have you worked at Georgetown?
Since late August 2023
What led you to your position here at GUMC?
A Georgetown alumnus told me about the position.
In your role, how do you interact with the GUMC community?
I work with the DNAP faculty and students, and the School of Nursing staff.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
At the risk of sounding cliche, it is the people. Everyone, in particular the DNAP faculty, has been so warm, kind and helpful.
What is a skill you have that might surprise people?
This is not necessarily a skill, but I was previously a Teach For America middle school teacher.
What did you learn about yourself as a professional during the pandemic?
That I am more adaptable and resilient than I could have ever imagined.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I enjoy spending time with friends, staying active, watching movies and cheering on the Clemson Tigers and Atlanta Braves.
What is your greatest achievement (personal or professional)?
Being able to see my former students graduate high school.
What is the best lesson you have learned from working at GUMC?
To see what effective collaboration looks like in action.