GUMC Update

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

November 3, 2019
Highlights Include:
– Recognized for leading an experiential learning program, nursing professor Diane Davis, DNP, RN, has been named the next Susan H. Mayer Professor in Health Equity.
– Chief wellness officers participating in the closing panel at the CENTILE Conference reflected on the progress that has been made in advancing the need to address physician and caregiver burnout.
– More than 100 local community advocates and patients gathered for the 12th Annual Gift of Life Breakfast benefitting the Capital Breast Care Center.
– Julie Fischer, PhD, directs the Elizabeth R. Griffin Program — part of Georgetown’s Center for Global Health Science and Security — that promotes evidence-based biosafety and biosecurity practices.

GUMC Update screenshot of newsletter for October 20, 2019

October 20, 2019
Highlights Include:
– Moshe Levi, MD, is named GUMC’s Interim Dean for Research.
– HIV/AIDS researcher Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, will be recognized with this year’s Cura Personalis Award.
– Three School of Medicine students created an elective course in culinary medicine.
– In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Clifford and Patricia Chieffo announced plans to support patient services at Georgetown Lombardi.
– Medical student Alex Luta (C’16, M’20) won a Grand Prize at MIT Hacking Medicine’s DC Grand Hack 2019.

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October, 7, 2019
Highlights Include:
– Alejandra Hurtado de Mendoza, PhD, developed a telenovela to promote genetic cancer risk assessment for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer among at-risk Latina women.
– Former CMS Administrator Donald M. Berwick, MD, joins the NHS faculty during the 2019-2020 academic year.
– At their fall reception, Georgetown Women in Medicine welcomed new and returning female faculty and celebrated several high-profile promotions.
– With colleagues at the Bipartisan Policy Center, Georgetown HIV expert Charles Holmes, MD, MPH, wrote about potential ways to advance the nation’s HIV response.
– Ethicist and NHS educator Carol Taylor, PhD, will be inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing later this month.


2019 GUMC Update Archive