GUMC Update

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

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August 2, 2020
Highlights Include:
– Important Changes to Fall 2020 Plans
– Resources for Virtual Instruction
– First-of-Its-Kind Clinical Trial Examines Efficacy of Mammography Technologies
– Clinical Research Staff Rises to Challenges Posed by Pandemic
– Alumna Channels Cura Personalis Lessons to Psychiatric Care During Pandemic
– Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program Director is ‘Star Nurse’

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July 26, 2020
Highlights Include:
– Research Restart Town Hall
– Academic Town Hall
– Research Restart Guidance
– Community Compact
– New Class of GEMS Embark on an Unforgettable Journey
– BSN Alumna Sees COVID-19’s Impact on Cardiac Care

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July 19, 2020
Highlights Include:
– Open Letter Leads to Launch of Racial Justice Committee
– Medical Student Makes a Difference by Donating Convalescent Plasma
– As Hospital VP, NHS Alumnus Helps Respond to COVID-19 in Florida
– HRSA Funding Continues to Support Georgetown Doctor of Nursing Practice Students
– Restarting Research at Georgetown
– Georgetown Study Aims to Prevent COVID-19 in Those At High Risk for Contracting the Virus

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July 12, 2020
Highlights Include:
– Restarting Research Town Hall
– Research Restart: University Fall 2020 Plan
– Fall 2020 Undergraduate Plan and ReOpen DC Plan
– Conditional Reprogramming: A Novel Way to Study the Novel Coronavirus
– Public Health Physicians: Four Measures Needed to Ensure Public Trust, Safety in COVID-19 Vaccine Development

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July 5, 2020
Highlights Include:
– Update on University Resumption of Research
– End of a Remarkable Era: Stephen Ray Mitchell Becomes Dean Emeritus
– New Paid Family Leave Benefits Available through the District of Columbia
– NHS Alumna is New MedStar Montgomery Chief Nursing Officer


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