New Features
Since 2014, approximately 120 medical assistants in training and 180 Georgetown nursing students have participated in a collaboration between NHS, Mary's Center and Briya Public Charter School.
Now available at Dahlgren Memorial Library, virtual reality headsets allow School of Medicine students to develop a better understanding of the challenges faced by aging patients.
This year's Men's Event also served as a farewell to Daphne Baker, a philanthropist who founded the event and made it a fundraising success, in addition to both a fun and educational evening for its attendees.
Other News & Announcements
Katie Couric will present the Inaugural Edward M. Kovach Cura Personalis Endowed Lecture in a conversation on "The Healing Power of Communication" moderated by John L. Marshall, MD, on Wednesday, August 7 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Lohrfink Auditorium, Rafik B. Hariri Building. RSVP here.
GUMC in the News Parkinson’s disease research expected to result in better treatments with Fernando Pagan and Charbel Moussa, June 27, 2019
Healthline Why Many HIV-Positive Women Choose Basic Survival Over Treatment with Seble Kassaye, June 28, 2019
Daily Mail Are selfie filters driving young people to Botox? with Michael Reilly, June 27, 2019
NPR Shots The Gap Between Rich And Poor Americans' Health Is Widening with Eileen Moore and Vicki Girard , June 28, 2019
Wall Street Journal (blog) Nursing Home Study with Sean Huang, June 26, 2019
Kaiser Health News Bloomberg: U.S. Nursing Home Costs May Get Worse Thanks To A Labor Shortage with Sean Huang, June 25, 2019
Bloomberg News The Future Looks Terrible for U.S. Nursing Home Costs with Sean Huang, June 25, 2019
The New York Times New Sex Drug for Women to Improve Low Libido Is Approved by the F.D.A. with Adriane Fugh-Berman, June 21, 2019
Skilled Nursing News Cost of Nursing Home Care Consistently Outpaces Inflation, Study Finds with Sean Huang, June 23, 2019
McKnight’s Long Term Care Nursing home costs significantly outpace inflation with Sean Huang, June 20, 2019
Deseret News What happens if big drug companies drop Alzheimer's research? with Scott Turner, June 19, 2019
HealthDay (via US News) Why Do Young Women Get Addicted to Indoor Tanning? with Darren Mays, June 18, 2019
The Lancet Rebecca Katz: leading light in global health security with Rebecca Katz, June 18, 2019
Bloomberg Environment ‘Contaminated’ Families Organize to Take On PFAS Fight with Laura Anderko, June 16, 2019
The Smithsonian The Woman Who Revealed the Missing Link Between Viruses and Cancer with Sarah Stewart, June 17, 2019
Press Releases
A study published in Medical Care Research and Review represents one of the largest studies on out-of-pocket costs for nursing home care, and found that out-of-pocket prices have increased significantly beyond normal inflation and inflation in medical care prices.
Around Campus
The Pivot Program, a career-readiness initiative McDonough School of Business for formerly-incarcerated individuals, has graduated its inaugural cohort, paving the way for them to engage in positions as both entrepreneurial leaders and productive employees at existing organizations.
Upcoming Events

Friday, July 12
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Research Building, Floors 3 & 4

Learn about the research being conducted by Georgetown Lombardi trainees, including Tumor Biology MS and PhD students, postdoctoral fellows and residents. Hosted by the T32 Oversight Committee. Reception to follow on the Research Building Podium Level.


Wednesday, July 17
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Dahlgren Memorial Library, BACC Classroom, Lower Level

Learn how to use PubMed to find higher quality articles more efficiently and easily.

Deadline: July 15 at 5:00 p.m.

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is seeking 1500-1700 word essays and poems reflecting on personal identities and their related challenges for the second edition of Cura Conversations

School of Medicine faculty, staff and students may submit entries here


GEP Capstone Final Presentations

Tuesday, July 30
12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
W. Proctor Harvey Clinical Teaching Amphitheater, Medical-Dental Building

Poster presentations on health disparities by the 2019 participants in the  Gateway Education Program (GEP) in Medicine for High School students.
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