GUMC Stories
It may not have been the graduation day the School of Medicine Class of 2020 had envisioned, but it was one to remember.
The School of Nursing & Health Studies proudly celebrates the achievements of the Class of 2020. View ceremony videos and pictures of the new graduates.
Four newly minted Biomedical Graduate Education alums reflect on what it means to be a first-generation college graduate.
The typical rites of passage marking the School of Medicine Class of 2020’s final year have looked different, as is what awaits them when they start their residencies.
Other News & Announcements
Special Message from Edward Healton, MD, MPH

GUMC Executive Vice President and School of Medicine Executive Dean Edward Healton shared his appreciation and gratitude with the GUMC community in a special message sent for graduation week. “While we’re forced to accept virtual celebrations for 2020, there remains a strong sense of extraordinary achievement and gratification during this most unusual time,” he wrote.
Georgetown's Financial Response to COVID-19
On May 12, President DeGioia shared details on the university’s financial response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including voluntary furloughs and voluntary salary reductions. GUMC’s Executive Vice President of Medical Sciences, Edward Healton, shared this letter with important details about each program. 
  • For the voluntary furlough, interested staff and AAPs, as well as 12-month faculty at the medical center, should apply using this form by 5 p.m., Monday, May 18.
  • Faculty, staff and AAPs interested in the salary reduction program should apply using the appropriate form, which is available on the HR website
  • Medical center faculty with questions can contact Elliott Crooke, Sr. Associate Dean, Faculty and Academic Affairs. General questions can also be directed to the HR, Benefits and Payroll helpline at 202-687-2500.
Prepare for Summer Virtual Instruction and Fall Flexibility

The Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship (CNDLS) offers faculty opportunities to prepare for teaching this summer and fall:
Commentary: COVID-19
Recently published commentaries from the GUMC Community
National Defense Commentary: Apply Advanced Technologies to Fight Pandemics with James Giordano, May 15, 2020

Press Releases

A new online tool that gathers and organizes COVID-19 research and trending conversations about virus-related research was recognized as the winning professional entry to the COVID-19 Data Challenge from the Pandemic Data Room. The Data Challenge was led by QED Group in partnership with Georgetown University, Medstar Health, Amazon, Tableau, The Reis Group, IDS, Clear Outcomes, Geopoll, Exovera and others.
Calendar of Events
Creating Dashboards and Visualizations with Google Data Studio Webinar
Tuesday, May 19
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Learn about Google Data Studio, a free data visualization tool. Register .
Dean’s Seminar Series
Wednesday, May 20
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.  

Michael S. Lauer, MD, NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research, discusses the status of NIH funding during and after COVID-19 and the consequences of foreign influence.
Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Research Data Meeting
Thursday, May 21
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Presentation by Ayodeji Olukoya, PhD candidate in biochemistry and molecular biology.
Thursday, May 21
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Florencia Gonzalez of Howard University presents “Community Engagement: Why Is It Important?”
GUFaculty360 Class -- Updating Your Profile
Friday, May 22
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Learn how to upload your CV, add your personal website information, upload a syllabus, publications and more. Register .
Friday, June 5
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Via Zoom

Bring your health education project ideas, abstracts, proposals or manuscripts and
Teaching Academy members will provide consultation. The fifth session in the CENTILE-Sponsored Consultation for Health Education and Evaluation Research (CHEER) program. Register .
Instructional Continuity Support
See the  Instructional Continuity @GU website for i nformation about office hours, web resources, training webinars and other forms of assistance.
Monday - Saturday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

CETS is offering individual Zoom assistance. Meet with a member of the CETS staff via Zoom , Meeting ID: 995-332-8350 .
CNDLS Instructional Continuity Virtual 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 or dial in at (646)-558-8656 (meeting ID: 386 980 1070).
After hours, email .
Zoom for Remote Teaching
Tuesday, May 19
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Via Zoom

Learn how to schedule class meetings via Canvas, deliver and record lectures, facilitate live discussions, use Polling and Breakout Rooms, and secure your meetings. Register .
Tuesday, May 19 and
Wednesday, May 20
Via Zoom

Webinars on tools and pedagogy for teaching online and a panel and conversation with deans from several Georgetown schools. Register .
Canvas, Part II: Assignments, Quizzes, Exams and Grades
Wednesday, May 20
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Learn how to dispense assignments and provide feedback, create and deploy quizzes for self-learning and exams for grading, analyze and manage students' test results and grades, and use online exam security tools. Register .
Panopto for Lecture Capture
Thursday, May 21
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Learn how to use lecture capture software to record, post, and reuse your class lectures. Register .
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