Virtual GUMC Community Meeting
Tuesday, April 28
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Zoom link will be sent
via email before the event.
Special guests: Stephen R. T. Evans, MD , Chief Medical Officer, MedStar Health; Geoffrey Chatas , Chief Operating Officer, Georgetown; and Nancy Harazduk , Mind-Body Medicine Program Director
Submit your questions before noon on Monday, April 27:  
GUMC Stories
Georgetown University global health researchers propose a system utilizing real-time surveillance to detect early health indicators of the community spread of COVID-19.
Georgetown global health experts point to some universal lessons learned from previous outbreaks.
Alums working in ICUs across the country draw on their Georgetown training and dedication to service to others as they care for COVID-19 patients.
News & Announcements
IRB Scheduled Outage
The Georgetown-MedStar Institutional Review Board (IRB) system will be offline from 12:00 a.m. on Friday, May 1, until Monday morning, May 4, while data is migrated from the old IRB system (eRIC) to an archival area within the current Georgetown-MedStar IRB system. During the outage, the system will be unavailable to all researchers and IRB staff.
A variety of mental health and telehealth resources are available to the Georgetown community during the COVID-19 pandemic. A comprehensive list can be found here .
New Pedestrian Access to GUMC: UPDATE
While the Georgetown Lombardi lobby remains closed to foot traffic, a pedestrian walkway connecting the Leavey Center and GUMC is expected to open this week. The walkway will be on East-West Road to allow access to the medical center via the east side of the Research Building. When opened, we will post an announcement on the GUMC COVID-19 Information Page .
Stay Current on GU COVID-19 News
All university announcements related to COVID-19 are posted 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 commentary by members of the GUMC Community

A white paper by top global health leaders at Georgetown and elsewhere outlines how a comprehensive global response can defeat the COVID-19 pandemic, if action happens now.
Calendar of Events
Community With Carla
Mondays, April 27, 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 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.
Wednesday, April 29
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Learn the basics of Tableau Desktop and how to use it to create effective data visualizations for research, articles, presentations, posters, and other scholarly works. Register .
Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Research Data Meeting
Thursday, April 23
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Apsra Nasir, PhD candidate in the Tumor Biology program, speaks about “Defining the regulation and function of tumor cell heterogeneity.”
CENTILE Teaching Certificate Program Session 8
Friday, May 1
12:00 - 1 p.m.
Via Zoom

MedStar pulmonologist Robin Gross, MD, and internal medicine and pediatrics hospitalist Sarah Thornton, MD, present “Tips on Giving Feedback.” Register .
Friday, May 1
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

R. Scott Turner, MD, PhD, professor of neurology and director of the Memory Disorders Program at Georgetown, discusses “Alzheimer’s Disease Spectrum Trials: Where Are We Now?” Sponsored by MedStar Health Research Institute and GHUCCTS. Via Zoom .
Instructional Continuity Support
See the  Instructional Continuity @GU website for i nformation about office hours, web resources, 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 .
Designing and Delivering Final Exams in Canvas
Monday, April 27, 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Strategies for conducting exams using tools supported at Georgetown, including what to communicate to your students and how to accommodate special cases. Register .
Tuesday, April 28,
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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 .
Zoom Training Webinar for GUMC
Tuesday, April 28 or
Wednesday, April 29,
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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 4/28 . Register 4/29 .
Proctoring Online Tests in Canvas
Tuesday, April 28, 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Learn some of the options to ensure academic integrity in online assessments, including Proctorio, a proctoring solution that integrates with Canvas Quizzes. Register .
Quizzes in Canvas
Wednesday, April 29,
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
An overview of creating and using Canvas Quizzes, a highly flexible quizzing engine. Register .
Using SpeedGrader in Canvas
Thursday, April 30, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

How to use the SpeedGrader in Canvas to make your grading more integrated and efficient. Register .
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. Register .
Accommodating Students at a Distance
Friday, May 1, 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Explore practical ways to accommodate students using digital tools such as Canvas, learn good practices and resources for accommodating a variety of student learning needs when teaching and assessing at a distance. Register .
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