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The annual White Coat Ceremony, held Friday for the 203 members of this year’s entering class of medical students, caps orientation week. Classes begin Monday.
As the basic medical sciences learning facilitator for the Georgetown Experimental Medical Studies (GEMS) program, Christopher Kaingo, MD, is called to "coat" several mentees at the White Coat Ceremony.
School of Medicine students led campers in basketball, soccer, jump rope, water balloon fights and roller skating at the HoyaMed Summer Sports Camp.
With a focus on humanitarian challenges around the world, NHS students met with Jesuit leaders to learn more about service and career programs and “create positive change.”
In collaboration with Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE), Georgetown's School of Continuing Studies (SCS) recently launched the Experiences in Biotechnology Academy.
Other News & Announcements
American Academy of Nursing Recognizes Exceptional NHS Faculty Members
The American Academy of Nursing (AAN) recently recognized Mary Wakefield, visiting distinguished professor at NHS, as a 2019 Living Legend for demonstrating a lifelong commitment to transforming health care. In addition, Carol R. Taylor, PhD, RN, and Joyce M. Knestrick, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, were named as members of the 2019 class of Academy fellows. Wakefield, Taylor and Knestrick will be honored during the AAN annual policy conference this October.
GUMC in the News
NPR All Things Considered Job Posting For Doctor At An Immigration Detention Facility Catches People's Attention with Ranit Mishori, July 22, 2019

CGTN The Heat: Ebola crisis in the DRC with Daniel Lucey, July 26, 2019
HemOnc Today HemOnc Today Honors Next Gen Innovators with Filipa Lynce, Ben Weinberg and Geoffrey Gibney, July 25, 2019
Vice Will smoking weed affect my anxiety? with James Giordano, July 23, 2019
US News & World Report Stave off your indoor allergies this summer with Sally Joo Bailey, July 22, 2019
Press Releases
New research has uncovered a mechanism thought to explain why some cancers don't respond to a widely used form of immunotherapy called "checkpoint inhibitors" or anti PD-1. In addition, the scientists say they have found a way to fix the problem, paving the way to expand the number of patients who may benefit from the treatment.
A research team, led by investigators from Georgetown University Medical Center and Fudan University in China, has devised a very promising non-invasive and individualized technique for detecting and treating bladder cancer.
Around Campus
A new book by medical anthropologist Emily Mendenhall, a professor in Georgetown's School of Foreign Service, rethinks diabetes by exploring how poverty and trauma make people sick.
Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 7
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Lohrfink Auditorium, Hariri Building

In the inaugural Edward M. Kovach Cura Personalis Endowed Lecture, award-winning journalist Katie Couric will participate in a conversation moderated by John L. Marshall, MD. Reception with light refreshments to follow.


Wednesday, August 7 and Monday, August 19
12:00 p.m.
Instructional Technology Lab (ITL), Lower Level, Dahlgren Memorial Library

Participants in this workshop will learn the Canvas skills for dispensing assignments and providing feedback, creating and deploying quizzes for self learning and exams for grading, and analyzing and managing students' test results and grades.

Monday, August 5 and Thursday, August 15
12:00 p.m.
Instructional Technology Lab (ITL), Lower Level, Dahlgren Memorial Library

In this workshop, participants will learn the Canvas skills for creating and managing course sites, and more.


Wednesday, August 7
12:00 p.m.
BACC Classroom, Lower Level, Dahlgren Memorial Library

Learn about issues related to fair use of images, current copyright guidelines and creative commons licenses.


Thursday, August 8 and Tuesday, August 13
12:00 p.m.
Instructional Technology Lab (ITL), Lower Level, Dahlgren Memorial Library

This workshop will explain how to increase student engagement with the lecture capture software Panopto.

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