News and Announcements
Research Restart Town Hall*
Thursday, July 30
Time TBD
Georgetown leaders will discuss additional plans for restarting research. Watch your email for time and Zoom info. * This meeting will be held in lieu of Dean Levi's Tuesday research meeting.
Academic Town Hall
Tuesday, July 28
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Join GUMC leaders as they discuss academic planning for Fall 2020. Watch your email for Zoom info.
Research Restart Guidance
Faculty, staff and students who tested on Monday, July 20 or Tuesday, July 21 will be returning to campus soon. Those who meet the testing requirements and are ready to return to campus can learn what to expect including completing the self-attestation on the One Medical app and where to pick up PPE and cleaning supplies here.
Community Compact
All individuals currently living or working on campus, or who will be coming onto campus for the fall semester, and students residing in the Neighborhoods during the fall semester will be required to commit to the Georgetown University Community Compact which outlines our mutual responsibilities and the commitments we must make to one another to ensure our daily activities support public health efforts to prevent and mitigate risks of infection with COVID-19. Learn more here.
GUMC Stories
All of the 23 participants in the Georgetown Experimental Medical Studies (GEMS) program faced challenges that have helped them build the resilience they need to find success at Georgetown and beyond.
Megan Berard (NHS'12), a family nurse practitioner at an outpatient cardiac clinic in Austin, shares how COVID-19 harms her patients who don't have the disease.
Other News & Announcements
Last Call for Cura Conversations Submissions
School of Medicine faculty, students and staff are encouraged to share their reflections on identity in Cura Conversations, a booklet that will be distributed to the School of Medicine Class of 2024. Learn more about Cura Conversations here . Submit your work here by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 27. Email the Office of Diversity & Inclusion if you have any questions.
Call for Global Health Faculty Mentors
Every fall and spring, Georgetown’s Global Health Initiative recruits 10-15 undergraduate and graduate student fellows from across the university to work with faculty members on global health research projects. For Fall 2020, GHI will recruit 10 fellows and pay their salaries to work with you on a global health project for 5-10 hours per week. If you are interested in serving as a GHI fellow faculty mentor, please complete this questionnaire by noon on Friday, August 7. Contact Yvonne Quek if you have any questions.
GUMC in the News
Press Releases
The newly-lauched COVID-19 Law Lab initiative gathers and shares legal documents from over 190 countries across the world to help states establish and implement strong legal frameworks to manage the pandemic. The goal is to ensure that laws protect the health and well-being of individuals and communities and that they adhere to international human rights standards.
Calendar of Events
Monday, July 27
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Via Z oom

“Liver Cancer” is the next presentation in this series designed for all trainees to learn about ongoing research in the field of cancer prevention at Georgetown Lombardi and opportunities to engage in research. Register.
Tuesday, July 28
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Via Z oom

Join experts, development practitioners and social entrepreneurs for a discussion of local innovations to combat the coronavirus pandemic in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, Georgetown Global Health Initiative, Global Human Development Program and the MS in Global Health Program. RSVP here for the Zoom link.
Tuesday, July 28
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Via Zoom

For decades, incarceration has been one of our nation’s primary tactics for addressing substance use disorders though research shows that incarceration exacerbates the conditions that promote problematic drug use. Speakers will discuss the use of community-based services, incentives promoting reform and evidence-based policy to support a new paradigm. RSVP here .
Tuesday, July 28
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

This lecture series showcases Georgetown Lombardi research. Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology Keith Unger, MD, presents “Advances in Radiation Oncology.” Register .
Dean’s Seminar Series
Wednesday, July 29
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Joseph Beechem, PhD, chief scientific officer and senior vice president of R&D for
NanoString Technologies, discusses the GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler. Submit questions for this speaker in advance . Join online .
Wednesday, July 29
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Online only

Learn about the new PubMed interface design and functionality. Register .
Thursday, July 30
1:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Join the Office of Diversity & Inclusion in celebrating the work of the GEP scholars and their capstone research on health disparities. RSVP here .
Tuesday, August 4
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Via Zoom

Please join the Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs (OFAA) and John Kraemer, the chair of the NHS appointment, promotions and tenure (APT) committee, to learn more about the appointment and promotion process. RSVP here . Contact Karen Bokoski if you have any questions.
Tuesday, August 4
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

This lecture series showcases Georgetown Lombardi research. Professor of Oncology Leena Hilakivi-Clarke, PhD, presents “Diet, Gut Microbiota and Cancer.” Register .  
Friday, August 7
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Join the Office of Diversity & Inclusion in celebrating the work of the ARCHES fellows and learn about their op-eds on health disparities. RSVP here .
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 - 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 (m eeting 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 cndls@georgetown.edu .
Monday, July 27
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

This session will show how to use Zoom to increase engagement by conducting polls of students, use breakout rooms for group discussions, and more. Register .
Tuesday, July 28
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Learn how to create and manage course sites, add and organize course content, use the calendar and communicate with students. Register .
Thursday, July 30
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

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 .
Friday, July 31
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.
Friday, July 31
1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Join CNDLS for an introductory, hands-on workshop on creating and managing a Zoom session as the host or course instructor.
Wednesdays, August 5 or August 12
12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Learn about the Georgetown Canvas Course Template, how to install the template in your Canvas Sandbox, and how to set up your course’s front page. 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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