Read GUMC Executive Vice President Edward B. Healton’s message of solidarity with all medical center colleagues and fellow citizens raising their voices for change and justice within the Black community.
Members of Georgetown University and MedStar Health knelt in solidarity with the Black community during a peaceful nationwide demonstration by health care workers.
In light of recent tragic events, we encourage those who are struggling to seek the support they need to process their feelings and experiences.
A collection of messages from leaders and groups around Georgetown.
GUMC Stories
The report by School of Nursing & Health Studies’ Christopher J. King, PhD, and others lays bare the entrenched health and socioeconomic disparities that exist within the nation’s capital.
The Bias Reduction and Improvement Coaching program brings together colleagues from across GUMC and MedStar Health to mitigate the impact of unconscious bias in the workplace.
News & Announcements
Virtual Staff and AAP Community Forum Update
The next Virtual Staff and AAP Community Forum is on Thursday, June 11, at 11 a.m. Please RSVP if you plan to participate, and join the meeting via Zoom . As with the previous sessions, leadership will take all questions live but also invite participants to submit topics/issues in advance, on the RSVP form, that you would like to hear addressed during the forum. 
The Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS) and partners have assembled a set of templates, guides, tip-sheets and other resources to help faculty prepare for a flexible teaching and learning environment in the fall.
GUMC in the News
Media clips with GUMC faculty for the past week.
 
NBC Washington DC-Area Coronavirus Data Shows Progress But Protests May Fuel Spread , with Christopher King, June 3, 2020

FactCheck.org The Semantics of ‘Tear Gas’ Versus ‘Pepper Spray , with Ranit Mishori, June 4, 2020

San Antonio Express News The Nonlethal Force that SAPD is Using Can Seriously Hurt People , with Ranit Mishori, June 3, 2020

 
WAMU As D.C. Reopens, Some Locals Are Struggling With Pandemic Anxiety , with Priscilla Dass-Brailsford, June 1, 2020
 
DC Line To Save Lives, We Must Stop Coronavirus From Spreading in Jails , by Ranit Mishori, June 1, 2020
 
ABC (Australia) Trump Withdraws US From WHO , with Alexandra Phelan, June 1, 2020
 
Axios Lessons From the Lockdown — and What Comes Next , with Rebecca Katz, June 1, 2020
 
 
 
 
Foreign Policy Trump Scapegoats China and WHO—and Americans Will Suffer , with Alexandra Phelan, May 30, 2020

Bloomberg Trump says U.S. will terminate relationship with WHO , with Alexandra Phelan, May 29, 2020
Press Release
Education appears to protect older adults, especially women, against memory loss, according to a study by investigators at Georgetown University Medical Center, published in the journal Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition.
Calendar of Events
Thursday, June 11
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Presentations by Youngrok Park, Georgetown MD/PhD candidate, and Stanley Tam, PhD candidate in the Tumor Biology program .
Webinar: Catholic Ethics and the Challenge of COVID-19
Thursday, June 11
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Online

“COVID-19 and the Elderly: Ethical Issues and the Pandemic” with presenter Rev. Myles Sheehan, SJ, MD, of the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics. Co-sponsored by the Catholic Health Association and Georgetown University in cooperation with the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics. Register .
Thursday, June 11
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Via Zoom

Joseph Verbalis, MD, Georgetown professor of medicine and GHUCCTS principal investigator presents “Becoming a Biomedical Translational Scientist.” Contact Program Administrator Emily Bujold at eab159@georgetown.edu to participate.
Doctors Speak Out: COVID-19 Research at Georgetown
Friday, June 12
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Michael Atkins, MD, Rebecca Katz, PhD, MPH, and Moshe Levi, MD, participate in a panel discussion moderated by Georgetown Lombardi Director Louis M. Weiner, MD. Register .
Monday, June 15
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

“Nicotine/Tobacco Use Prevention and Control” is the first presentation in this series designed for trainees to learn about ongoing research in the field of cancer prevention at Georgetown Lombardi. Register.
Tuesday, June 16
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Learn best practices for searching PsycINFO from the American Psychological Association. Register
Tuesday, June 16
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Learn about cancer biology from top researchers in the field working at Georgetown Lombardi. Professor of Oncology Mary Beth Martin, PhD, presents “Introduction to Cancer Biology.” Register .
Wednesday, June 17
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Addresses questions about reusing images in articles or book chapters and more. Register .
Wednesday, June 17
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Guizhi Julian Zhu, PhD, NCATS KL2 Scholar and assistant professor of pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical engineering and sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University, presents the seminar “Deliver Nanomedicines to Lymph Nodes and Tumor to Potentiate Melanoma Immunotherapy.” Register
Wednesday, June 17
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Learn how to upload your CV, add your personal website information, upload a syllabus, publications and more. 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
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 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 - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 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 cndls@georgetown.edu .
Friday, June 12, 19 or 26
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Learn about tools that faculty can use to continue teaching during campus closures and other times. Register .
Weekly Through August 14

Offered three days of each week of the summer to help faculty plan for maximally flexible fall 2020 teaching (in-person, online, or some combination of both). Register with department/cohort or individually .
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