GUMC Update

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

Screenshot of GUMC Update from June 16, 2019.

June 16, 2019
Highlights Include: 
– Seble Kassaye, MD, became committed to improving the quality of life of HIV-positive African American women after seeing similarities between the spread of HIV in her native Ethiopia and Washington, DC.
– The lineup for this year’s Poetry Café featured patients, clinicians, staff and students, around the theme ‘A Journey of Expression and Meaning.
– Karen Trister Grace, PhD, Ebony Marcelle (NHS’05) and Kelly Walker, DNP, were honored for their commitment to the midwifery profession and its outcomes for women and children.

Screenshot of GUMC Update from June 2, 2019.

June 2, 2019
Highlights Include: 
– The first research symposium co-hosted by Georgetown University and the MedStar Health Research Institute, welcomed over 1,000 attendees and hundreds of presentations.
– L. Whitman Brown, MBA, PMP, assistant dean for finance & administration at the School of Medicine, was recognized for his work to prepare for the recent LCME recertification process.
– Volunteering abroad prompted Carolyn Hofley (NHS’19, M’23) to look into the way that the social determinants of health contribute to health disparities, an interest that inspired her to get involved with the Health Justice Alliance.

Screenshot of GUMC Update from May 20, 2019 (Commencement Edition)

May 20, 2019 (Commencement Edition)
Highlights Include: 
– The first woman to lead Jesuit Refugee Service/USA told the newest graduates of the School of Nursing & Health Studies to keep the values that they have learned front and center.
– Commencement speaker Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, implored the new doctors to embrace gratitude, become an advocate, take the path less traveled and practice self-care.
– While they came with different experiences and backgrounds, students graduating from Georgetown’s Biomedical Graduate Education programs share a love for learning and a passion for science.


2019 GUMC Update Archive