News and Announcements
Building Access for Faculty and Staff Working Remotely
As a reminder, GOCard access has been deactivated for faculty and staff who are telework eligible and not approved to work on campus. If you are a faculty or staff member who is working remotely and need to pick up materials from your office, please follow these instructions for requesting access to your office

Before you arrive on campus, please check this list of university buildings staffed by a public health screener. If you are visiting a building NOT on this list, you will need to call GUPD at (202) 687-4343 when you arrive so that a GUPD officer can meet you at the building’s entrance.
Visitor Registration
Faculty and staff should only invite visitors who need to be on campus for essential University business that cannot be conducted virtually. Please follow these instructions for registering visitors. Faculty and staff hosts are responsible for ensuring visitors follow all University health and safety measures while they are on campus.
Welcome Kits for Faculty and Staff Working on Campus
Faculty and staff who have been approved to work on campus are encouraged to pick up return-to-campus welcome kits in Salon C of the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. until Tuesday, August 25. The welcome kits include two washable and reusable Georgetown-branded face coverings, hand sanitizer, a digital thermometer and a touchless door opener.
GUMC Stories
Georgetown President John J. DeGioia welcomed the students, acknowledging their medical journey at a “time of consequence for our world.”
Ranit Mishori (M’02), MD, MHS, serves as Georgetown’s interim public health officer, co-leads the Public Health Operations Unit and oversees the contact tracing and care navigation team.
The pandemic led to “incomparable on-the-job training in emergency management,” but as Ila Anita Flannigan (G’09) points out, Georgetown positioned her well.
Other News & Announcements
IronMed Triathlon Goes On!
The HOYA Clinic’s largest annual fundraiser, IronMed Triathlon organizers encourage creativity and ingenuity for participants to complete their own race. Registration closes August 30 at midnight and participants may complete the activities August 31 - September 6. Funds raised support telehealth accessibility and in-person care for urgent needs. More information here. Register here.
The GUMC Teaching Academy for the Health Sciences strives to cultivate a community of faculty members across the medical center who are dedicated to GUMC’s educational mission. Learn more about the teaching academy here and apply here.
GUMC in the News
Calendar of Events
Monday, August 24
11:00 am - 12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Vinya Ariyaratne, MD, president of the faith-inspired movement Sarvodaya, uses the COVID-19 emergency to frame his reflection on Sri Lanka's experience with community-driven development and addresses questions about the pandemic’s impact from Berkley Center Senior Fellow Katherine Marshall. Sponsored by the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. RSVP required.
Wednesday, August 26
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Researchers who must submit protocols to Georgetown University’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) can learn ways to more efficiently and effectively search databases for studies related to animal research. Register.
Thursday, August 27
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Part of the Teaching for Inclusion and Equity (TIE) summer/fall 2020 series. RSVP here.
Hippocrates Café
Tuesday, September 1
12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

A virtual open mic hosted by Georgetown Arts and Medicine. Donations for Médecins Sans Frontières will be accepted. If you’re interested in performing, complete this form.
Thursday, September 3
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Learn best practices for creating and consuming data visualizations, discuss common issues with data visualizations, and explore a simple tool to get started creating your own. Register.
Thursday, September 3
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Hari Shroff of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering presents “Multiscale Biological Imaging at High Spatiotemporal Resolution.” Sponsored by the Office of the Dean for Research. Submit questions for Shroff by September 2 here. Join online.
Thursday, September 3
6:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Watch the authors featured in the newest edition of Cura Conversations read their poems and essays. Hosted by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Support for Virtual Instruction
See the Instructional Continuity @GU website for information about office hours, web resources, training webinars and other forms of assistance.
Monday - Friday,
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.;
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 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 - Thursday,
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.;
Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

CNDLS holds instructional continuity office hours virtually in this Zoom room. Please stop by if you need help or dial 646-558-8656
(meeting ID: 386 980 1070).
After hours, email
Thursdays, September 3, 10, 17 and 24
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Online office hours with UIS EdTech provide faculty and staff with assistance and answers to Canvas questions and assistance with all Canvas needs. Register.
Fridays, September 11, 18 and 25
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Online office hours with UIS EdTech provide faculty and staff with assistance and answers to questions about instructional continuity tools: Panopto, Zoom, Voicethread and Canvas. Register.
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