For the second year in a row, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion partnered with Georgetown Arts and Medicine to host "What Makes You?", a celebration of the diverse perspectives, identities and artistic talents of the School of Medicine community

Rohingya refugees faced land mines, starvation, sexual violence and more when they fled Burma, Ranit Mishori, MD, MHS, FAAFP, heard from refugees and health workers while visiting Bangladesh with Physicians for Human Rights.

Human science majors Jaclynne Nader (NHS'18) and Jacy Neczypor (NHS'18) worked with NHS faculty and staff to create "CURA: A Health Care Pre-Orientation Program." 

Marchalik Appointed Medical Director of Physician Wellbeing for MedStar Health
Daniel Marchalik, MD, MA, has been appointed medical director of physician wellbeing at MedStar Health. Marchalik is on the medical staff at MedStar Washington Hospital Center as faculty in urology. As the course director for the Literature & Medicine track at the School of Medicine, he authors a monthly Literature to Medicine column in the Lancet and a monthly Literature and Medicine online column in the British Medical Journal. Marchalik is currently enrolled in the MedStar Health Teaching Scholars program.

Survivorship Research Initiative Call for Proposals
The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Survivorship Research Initiative is pleased to announce resources for investigators interested in survivorship research and a call for proposals. Information about both can be found here. Proposals are due Monday, March 5 at 11:59 p.m. Email Kristi Graves, PhD, if you have any questions.

The Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics offers one-hour complimentary consultations for GUMC researchers by appointment only on Mondays, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Click here for more information. Email if you have any questions.


Health Affairs China's Emerging Role In Global Health with Jennifer Bouey and Rebecca Katz, Jan. 17, 2018

The New York Times Treatment Offers Hope for Imprisoned California Siblings with Priscilla Dass-Brailsford, Jan. 17, 2018

Time The Twisted Psychology of Parents Who Torture Their Children with Priscilla Dass-Brailsford, Jan. 19, 2018

The Tennessean E-cigarettes can help smokers quit, and public officials should take note with Georgetown Lombardi, Jan. 16, 2018

Vaping Post Singapore's total e-cig ban comes into effect in the coming months with David Levy, Jan. 8, 2018

Wallet Hub The Real Cost of Smoking by State with Nathan Cobb, Jan. 17, 2018

The Associated Press Doctor: Trump got perfect score on cognitive test with Ranit Mishori, Jan. 16, 2018

Reuters Trump is fit for duty, but should hit the gym: White House doctor with Ranit Mishori, Jan. 16, 2018

CNN Donald Trump's Health: What we know so far. with Ranit Mishori, Jan. 12, 2018

The Washington Post Trump's first official physical exam could provide new clues about his health with Ranit Mishori, Jan. 12, 2018

Bloomberg Presidential Physicals Should Include the Brain with Ranit Mishort, Jan. 12, 2018

US News (via HealthDay) Screening, Treatment Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths in Half with Jeanne Mandelblatt, Jan. 9, 2018

MedPage Today What Will Congress's Top Health Priority Be This Year? with Kenny Lin, Jan. 5, 2018

The Topeka Capital-Journal Panelists discuss equity after watching preview of 'Undercover High' with Alfiee Breland-Noble, Jan. 8, 2018

Medscape Oncotype DX Less Cost-effective in 'Real-World' Settings with Jeanne Mandelblatt, Jan. 5, 2018 Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Detox Includes an At-Home Coffee Enema. Here's Why That's a Bad Idea with Ranit Mishori, Jan. 8, 2018

Buzzfeed Dudes Now Have An Easy Way Of Getting Drugs For Their Hair (And Their Sex Lives) with Adriane Fugh-Berman, Jan. 18, 2018


Researchers Offer New Model for Uncovering True HIV Mortality Rates in Zambia
A new study that seeks to better ascertain HIV mortality rates in Zambia could provide a model for improved national and regional surveillance approaches, and ultimately, more effective HIV treatment strategies. The work was conducted by a team of researchers co-led by Charles Holmes, MD, MPH, of Georgetown University Medical Center's Center for Global Health and Quality and Georgetown's School of Medicine.

Bringing together distinguished faculty and special guests in events and activities, Jesuit Heritage Week will focus on the work of the Jesuits around the world and here on the Hilltop. Programs will address spirituality, social justice, the arts and education, in addition to opportunities for meeting and becoming acquainted with individual Jesuits, including Spike-a-Jesuit, the annual volleyball face-off between the students and Jesuits of Georgetown.


Thursday, January 25
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Warwick Evans, Building D

Lunch will be served. Email Bronwyn Murray to RSVP. Hosted by Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science, the GUMC Clinical Research Operations Office and GU Office of Regulatory Affairs.

Wednesday, January 31
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Warwick Evans, Building D

Learn more about the new Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs website which includes a new layout for the appointments and promotions process, an online orientation and more. Attendees may participate in person or via Zoom. Contact Karen Bokoski if you have any questions.

Thursday, February 1
Workshop: "Workplace-based Assessment of Teachers in the Health Professions"
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Warwick Evans, Building D
Click here to register (required).

Friday, February 2
Grand Rounds: "Workplace-based Assessment"
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Medical-Dental Building, SW107
Boxed lunch will be available. Click here to register (required). 

Executive Master of Science in Health Systems Administration Online Information Sessions

Wednesday, February 21
8:00 p.m.
RSVP hereLearn more about the program here .

Thursday, February 22
3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center Ballroom

Sign up here and use the sponsor code MEDICINE. Call 1-866-236-3276 if you have any questions about eligibility.

Tuesday, March 13
4:00 p.m.
Leavey Center, Salon AG

Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, visiting distinguished professor in the practice of health care, will give a lecture titled "The Affordable Care Act: Impact on Health Equity, Communities, and Workforce." Learn more and RSVP here.

Monday, January 29

The American Cancer Society (ACS) Young Investigator Award is for early-stage faculty who are eligible to apply for independent national competitive research grants but who do not currently hold or have not previously held such a grant.

Learn more here. Email Sharon Levy if you have any questions.

"How's Your Heart? Compassion and Medicine: Fostering Compassion in a Contemporary Context"
Speaker: Sylvia Morris, MD (M'98)

Thursday, February 1
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
W. Proctor Harvey Clinical Teaching Amphitheater, Medical-Dental Building

RSVP here. Hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion .

Scope Release Party

Tuesday, February 6
5:00 p.m.
Lombardi Atrium

Celebrate the release of the latest edition of Scope, the annual creative journal by Georgetown Arts & Medicine.

"Candid Consciousness vs. Silent Protests"
Wednesday, February 7
4:30 p.m. Pre-Reception
6:00 p.m. Panel and Q&A
Lohrfink Auditorium, Hariri Building

A play off of the popular TV show "The Voice," this event will address the unique position of socially conscious physicians in the current climate of racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, religious, gender and sexual identity bias.

Sunday, February 25
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Yates Field House

Teams of 4-5 people will learn about wheelchair basketball from the Punishers, MedStar's wheelchair basketball team, then compete with each other in 3-on-3 wheelchair basketball. 

Learn more and register here. Proceeds to benefit the United Spinal Association and MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital. Co-organized by Georgetown's Special Master's Program. 

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