GUMC Update

GUMC Update banner
GUMC Update is a bi-weekly online newsletter highlighting recent events, news stories and more from the Georgetown University Medical Center community.

Thumbnail of GUMC UpdateDecember 9, 2018
Highlights Include: 
-A team from the School of Nursing & Health Studies led a workshop for local midwives and health care workers in Liberia, a country traumatized by a protracted civil war and the Ebola epidemic.
-At their annual awards ceremony, Georgetown Women in Medicine recognized several members for their achievements as leaders, mentors and faculty members.
-Since the late Robert S. Ledley, DDS, developed the first full-body CT scanner in the 1970s, GUMC has led the field of imaging science, paving the way for the recently established Center for Translational Imaging.




Thumbnail of GUMC UpdateNovember 4, 2018
Highilights include: 
-In her keynote address, Nora Volkow, MD, recipient of GUMC's Cura Personalis Award, explained her motivation for advancing our understanding of drug addiction.
-Experts from the fields of medicine, ethics and public policy joined Nora Volkow, MD, for a colloquium on the opioid epidemic.
-GUMC honored Phyllis Magrab, PhD, with the Lifetime Contribution Award at the Eleventh Annual GUMC Convocation.




Thumbnail of GUMC UpdateNovember 4, 2018
Highlights Include:
-Speakers at this year's Gift of Life Breakfast encouraged attendees to take responsibility for their own health, as well as the health of those in their communities.
-Georgetown alumni met with undergraduate students from minority communities to talk about their journeys to medical school.
-At the dedication and unveiling of a portrait of Dean Joy Phinizy Williams, former colleagues spoke about her impact.







2015 GUMC Update Archive

2014 GUMC Update Archive