GUMC Update


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 UpdateAugust 12, 2018
Highlights Include: 
-The School of Medicine's Class of 2022 received their white coats and recited the Hippocratic Oath together in Gaston Hall during this year's White Coat Ceremony.
-For more than 15 years, Donald Knowlan, MD, professor emeritus, has welcomed first-year students at the School of Medicine by giving the Edmund Pellegrino Professionalism Lecture at the White Coat Ceremony.
-Jan LaRocque, PhD, associate professor of human studies at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, received an NIH grant to study how cells recognize and repair DNA damage.




Thumbnail of GUMC UpdateJuly 29, 2018
Highilights include: 
-For a rigorous six-week training program for college students interested in health professions called ARCHES, cura personalis is infused into students through service learning opportunities.
-The School of Nursing & Health Studies was formally recognized as a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing.
-The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center hosted a poster day to showcase the work of its trainees, including master's students, postdoctoral fellows and others in advanced training.




Thumbnail of GUMC UpdateJuly 15, 2018
Highlights Include:
-For the last six year, students at Georgetown School of Medicine have lived the spirit of cura personalis by planning and running a sports camp for homeless children.
-The Hyundai Hope on Wheels Award was awarded to Jeffrey Toretsky, MD, who plans to use the funding to "Outsmart Cancer Cells."
-Patricia Cloonan, PhD, RN, dean of the School of Nursing & Health Studies, was named a distinguished honoree of the Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter of the National Association of Healthcare Services Executives.







2015 GUMC Update Archive

2014 GUMC Update Archive