This Tuesday: GUMC Community Meeting 
Please join us for a special GUMC Community Meeting on Tuesday, November 7 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in LA-6, Pre-Clinical Science Building. Dr. Edward Healton welcomes Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia for a conversation about various important topics. 


Undergraduate students in the School of Nursing & Health Studies took part in an immersion experience to explore the impact poverty has on their patients' lives and health.

Georgetown Lombardi Leader Installed as Chair of Medical Oncology
In recognition of his extraordinary achievements in cancer research, education and patient care, Michael B. Atkins, MD, deputy director of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been named the Dr. Scholl Chair of Medical Oncology.

Making Friends and Making a Difference Through Service
More than 80 medical students took advantage of the opportunity to give back to the community at organizations around Washington, D.C. by participating in the School of Medicine's Day of Service, organized by the Learning Societies Advisory Committee. 

Rebeck Honored at Georgetown's Fall Faculty Convocation
Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia awarded a 2017 President's Award for Distinguished Scholar-Teachers to G. William Rebeck, PhD, MFA, a professor of neuroscience at Georgetown University Medical Center.

Bryant Gumbel Named 2017 NFL Players Association Georgetown Lombardi Award Recipient
Emmy Award-winning television journalist and sportscaster Bryant Gumbel will be honored by Georgetown Lombardi and the NFL Players Association at the 31st annual Lombardi Gala on November 18.

Learn more about the 31st annual Lombardi Gala and buy tickets here


Stukel Completes Seven Marathons on Seven Continents
In June 2014, Nick Stukel (SOM/MSB'18) ran the Laguna Phuket Marathon in Thailand to raise money for Musicians on Call, an organization that brings music to patients in health care facilities. On October 22, Stukel ran the Marine Corps Marathon, achieving his goal of running seventh marathon on seven continents. Read about his journeys here

Student Team Wins Lauerman Cup Golf Tournament
For the first time in the tournament's history, a student team has won the Lauerman Cup. Sponsored by Dahlgren Memorial Library, the winning team (score; 58) included: Brian McCormick, (M'20); Douglass Johnson, (M'20); Andrew Horn, (M'20); and Cooper Ehlers, (M'21). Through the generosity of sponsors, golfers and donors, more than $25,000 was raised to benefit the Medical Student Life Scholarship Fund. Five medical students were honored with $5,000 scholarships for their commitment to the School of Medicine.


Fox 5 Health Justice Alliance Honored as Campus Heroes with Ana Caskin and Yael Cannon, Nov. 3, 2017

Broadway World Bryant Gumbel to Receive 2017 NFL Players Association Georgetown Lombardi Award with Georgetown Lombardi, Nov. 2, 2017

New York Times The More Lavish the Gifts to Doctors, the Costlier the Drugs They Prescribe with Adriane Fugh-Berman, Oct. 25, 2017

Washington Business Journal (subscription) Drug companies gave a total $3.9M in gifts to certain D.C. doctors. Here's what that means. with Adriane Fugh-Berman, Oct. 25, 2017

Health News Review Industry gifts to doctors are linked to their prescribing ... and you with Adriane Fugh-Berman, Oct. 25, 2017

Minneapolis Post Gifts - big and small - from drug companies influence how doctors prescribe, study finds  with Adriane Fugh-Berman, Oct. 31, 2017

MedPage Today Guess What? Pharma Gifts Pay Off in Scripts with Adriane Fugh-Berman, Oct. 25, 2017

Everyday Health A Drug Company's Gift Might Change How Your Doctor Prescribes with Adriane Fugh-Berman, Oct. 25, 2017

Fleet Owner Vaping truckers may live longer with David Levy, Oct. 31, 2017

Medscape Managing Threats Behind the Scenes of Emergency Preparedness with Jonathan Davis, Oct. 24, 2017

Bloomberg Very Few Patient Groups Don't Take Pharma Money with Adriane Fugh-Berman, Oct. 20, 2017

Pharma Gifts to Providers Result in More Branded, Expensive Prescriptions
Research from Georgetown University Medical Center and George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health finds that gifts of any size from pharmaceutical companies affect the number and cost of prescriptions issued by physicians and other health care providers.

Team of Georgetown Students Compete in D.C. Public Health Case Competition

Georgetown students from a range of disciplines received a Harrison C. Spencer Interprofessional Prize after competing in the fifth annual D.C. Public Health Case Challenge at the National Academy of Sciences.


Thursday, November 16
Colloquium with Dr. Harold Freeman
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Convocation and Awards Ceremony
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Research Building Auditorium

Wednesday, November 8
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Grand Rounds Lecture
"Motivation and Engagement: The Twin Elixirs of Medical Education"
Research Building Auditorium

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. 
"Teachers as Educators and Scholars: Progress and Challenges" 
Warwick Evans, Building D

RSVP here

"The Primate Hippocampus: Ontogeny and the Early Insult" 
Jocelyne Bachevalier, PhD

Thursday, November 9
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. 
Research Building Auditorium
Reception to follow in the Pharmacology Library

"Planning and Reviewing Test Items: How to Use Test Blueprints and Item Analysis to Create Better Exams"

Wednesday, November 15
12:00 - 2:00 p.m. 
Location TBD. Attendees will also be able to participate via Zoom. 

Register here. Lunch will be provided. 

7:00 p.m. Silent Auction and Cocktail Reception
8:00 p.m. Dinner, Awards and Dancing
The Ritz-Carlton

Buy tickets here

Tuesday, November 7
6:30 p.m. Appetizers/Dinner
7:30 p.m. Panel
Fisher Colloquium, Hariri Building

Regist er here Sponsored by StartupHoyas and Georgetown School of Medicine with contributions from the Healthcare Leadership Track and the Georgetown Chapter of the AMA.

" Ningun Ser Humano Es Illegal (No Human Is Illegal) Campaign and the Leadership of Health Communities of La Clinica Del Pueblo, Washington DC"
Alicia Wilson, La Clinica Del Pueblo executive director

Wednesday, November 8
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
W. Proctor Harvey Clinical Teaching Amphitheater, Medical-Dental Building

Presented by the School of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion. RSVP and submit questions for the speaker here.

5th Annual Ruggles Lecture in Military Medicine

With Guest Speaker RADM Brian Monahan, MD (M'86), MC, US Navy

Thursday, November 9
6:00 p.m.
W. Proctor Harvey Clinical Teaching Amphitheater, Medical-Dental Building  

"The Role of the World Bank in Advancing Global Health Security" with  Mukesh Chawla, PhD, adviser, Health, Nutrition and Population at the World Bank

Friday, November 17
7:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee
8:00 a.m. Discussion
Edward B. Bunn, SJ, Intercultural Center, 7th Floor Executive Conference Room

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