Virtual GUMC Community Meeting

Tuesday, April 28
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Zoom link will be sent
via email before the event.
Stephen R. T. Evans, MD, executive vice president for Medical Affairs and chief medical officer for MedStar Health, joins Edward Healton for an update on COVID-19.
Email accommodation requests related to a disability by 5 p.m., Friday, 4/24. A good-faith effort will be made to fulfill requests. 

Do you have questions you'd like to have addressed at the meeting? Please email GUMCComm@georgetown.edu before noon on Friday 4/24.
GUMC Stories
GUMC launched multiple COVID-19-related research projects, including ways to track, slow and stop the outbreak, as well as generate ideas for potential therapies or vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the disease.
Capstone research by Health Justice Scholars included LGBT health, human trafficking and more.
José G. Merino, MD, MPhil, FAHA, FAAN, professor of neurology, is only the seventh editor-in-chief of Neurology since the journal was first published in 1951.
NHS Alumni on the Front Lines of COVID-19 Outbreak
From New York City to Dallas to Seattle , nursing alumni caring for COVID-19 patients credit their Georgetown experience for preparing them to rise to the challenge.
News & Announcements
President DeGioia’s Facebook interview series recently featured Christopher King, chair of NHS’s Department of Health Systems Administration, who talked about the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color, and his work and teaching at NHS on the importance of bridging health care and public health.
What is life like for older adults during this pandemic? Join a special panel discussion to explore this topic with the GU Aging and Health Program on Tuesday, April 21, from 5 to 6 p.m. Georgetown faculty members will present approaches, issues and strategies. Join via Zoom .
New Pedestrian Access to GUMC
Parking remains free in the Hariri and Leavey Center parking lots for those approved to work on campus. While the Lombardi lobby remains closed to foot traffic, a pedestrian walkway will be created soon, when construction in the Lombardi Circle is completed. The walkway will be on East-West Road to allow access to the medical center via the east side of the Research Building.
Keep Up With GU COVID-19 News
All university announcements related to COVID-19 can be found on the Georgetown COVID-19 Resource Center webpage . See the latest updates, look at previous communications and find resources for students, faculty and staff. Updates specific to GUMC can be found here .
COVID-19 Commentary
Recently published commentaries by members of the GUMC Community

The Catholic Labor Network COVID-19 and Worker Health: Reflections of a Catholic Occupational Health Physician by Rosemary Sokas, April 19, 2020

The Washington Post Why Trump and His Allies’ Criticisms of the WHO Are Wrong by Matthew Kavanagh and Lawrence Gostin, April 13, 2020

The Medical Care Blog Is Hydroxychloroquine Ready for Prime Time for COVID-19? Not Just Yet by Ranit Mishori, April 16, 2020
Calendar of Events
Community With Carla
Mondays, April 20 or 27, or
May 4 or 11
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Share career development ideas about virtual job search strategies, virtual networking, and staying productive, facilitated by BGE’s Carla Ochoa. Register via Zoom .
Histopathology & Tissue Shared Resource Virtual Seminar Series
Monday, April 20
3:00 p.m.

“IHC tools and Exploring the Theory of Histology and IHC Techniques,” a summary of IHC tools available through the HTSR followed by a discussion of the theory behind histology and IHC procedures. Via Zoom , pwd: HTSR.
RefWorks 101 @DML
Monday, April 20 or
Wednesday, April 22
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Learn how to obtain, manage and manipulate citations using RefWorks. Register 4/20 , 4/22 .
Faculty Research Discussion
Monday, April 20
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Fung-Lung Chung presents “γ-OHPdG as a Prognostic Biomarker for Hepatocarcinogenesis and Its Prevention by Polyphenol E.” Via Zoom , dial in 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 95925238355
Living With COVID-19
Tuesday, April 21
5:00 - 6:00 pm 

The GU Aging and Health Program presents a special panel discussion on what life is like for older adults during this pandemic, featuring faculty members Sonya Barsness, MS, Gay Hanna, PhD, MFA, Tara McMullen, PhD, MPH, Pamela A. Saunders, PhD, and Andrew Carle, MHS.
Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Research Data Meeting
Thursday, April 23
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Featuring Irfan Khan, MD/PhD candidate in the Tumor Biology program.
Aging & Health Webinar on Aging & Language
Friday, April 24
3:15 to 4:30 p.m.

Join Jana Reifegerste of the Potsdam Research Institute for Multilingualism for a virtual discussion on aging and language.
Histopathology & Tissue Shared Resource Virtual Seminar Series
Monday, April 27
3:00 p.m.

“Taking it to the Next Level: Advanced Techniques in the HTSR,” an introduction to the state-of-the-art technologies now available through the HTSR, including multiplex-immunostaining, automated imaging and quantification, and RNAScope. Via Zoom , pwd: HTSR.
Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Research Data Meeting
Thursday, April 30
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Featuring Apsra Nasir, PhD candidate in the Tumor Biology program.
Dean's Seminar Series 
Thursday, April 30
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Marc L. Reitman, MD, PhD, senior investigator and branch chief at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH, presents “Burn it up —Temperature and Obesity Physiology and Treatment.” Via Zoom , dial 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 112 304 467
Instructional Continuity Support
NOTE: The complete Instructional Continuity webinar schedule was not available at the time this newsletter was compiled. Please see the Instructional Continuity @GU website for a complete listing of this week's training webinars and other forms of assistance.
CNDLS Instructional Continuity Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

CNDLS is holding instructional continuity office hours virtually in this Zoom room. Please stop by if you need help.
Monday - Saturday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

CETS is offering individual Zoom assistance. CETS staff can run a practice lecture session for faculty to help you feel more comfortable. Meet with a member of the CETS staff via Zoom, Meeting ID: 995-332-8350 .
Zoom (for GUMC)
Tuesday, April 21, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., or
Thursday, April 23, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Learn how to leverage the functionality of Zoom for teaching remotely. Register .
Instructional Continuity Tools Workshop
Friday, April 24 or
Friday, May 1
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Learn about tools that faculty can use to continue teaching during campus closures and other times.
Webinar Recordings
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