GUMC Update

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

March 17, 2019 
Highlights Include: 
– On Match Day 2019, members of the School of Medicine Class of 2019 waited alongside friends and family members to learn where their nascent medical careers would take them.
– Three School of Medicine students said that their experiences at the School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS) prepared them for the rigors of medical school and beyond.
– Reflecting on their experiences, two School of Medicine alumni said that Georgetown helped them cope when Match Day didn’t work out the way they hoped it would.

Screenshot of GUMC Update issue date March 3, 2019

March 3, 2019 
Highlights Include: 
– Georgetown has again been classified as an institution with “very high research activity,” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. 
– At a panel discussion, Kwadwo (Kojo) Sarpong (M’22) spoke about his journey from community college to medical school at Georgetown.
– Thu Dao (NHS’17) explains how Georgetown’s Jesuit principles and global focus inspired her research in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Screenshot of GUMC Update issue date Feb. 19, 2019

February 18, 2019 
Highlights Include: 
– In celebration of Black History Month, colleagues at the School of Nursing & Health Studies have been working on an oral history of the first two African-American nursing students.
– Events like Biomedical Graduate Education’s annual Lunar New Year party allow students to socialize while celebrating different cultures.
– Having recruited over 1,700 clinical trial participants and published more than 100 papers in his career, Daniel Merenstein, MD, is known for his pursuit of evidence-based answers to common clinical questions.


2019 GUMC Update Archive