Since its inception five years ago, high school and college students in Georgetown Lombardi's Summer Research Volunteer Program have inspired their mentors with their energy and enthusiasm.

In addition to connecting medical students from different classes, the Georgetown Student Mentorship Program supports students with workshops, activities and service opportunities.

DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, has been selected to receive the Margaret L. Hodges Leadership Award in recognition of his unwavering support for Georgetown Lombardi.

More than 250 faculty, staff and students within the Georgetown University Medical Center community completed the Research Support Services Evaluation survey. Click here to see an executive summary of the results. 

The Medical Center Graduate Student Organization (MCGSO) is accepting abstract submissions for Student Research Day on Tuesday, October 16. Submit your abstract here by Friday, September 20. 

LiveSafe, a mobile safety app for students, faculty and staff, enables chat and text communication with the GU Police Department, submission of anonymous tips about crimes and more. Learn more about the LiveSafe app by watching Jay Gruber, GU Police Department chief, discuss the app on NBC 4 and click here to download the app.


The Jerusalem Post An Israeli Physician Helps Improve Lives Throughout the Middle East by Itzhak Brook, Aug. 25, 2018

The Washington Post John McCain just ended his cancer treatment. What does that mean? with Deepa Subramaniam, Aug. 24, 2018

Cronkite News (Arizona PBS) McCain discontinues cancer treatment, a year after diagnosis with Deepa Subramaniam, Aug. 24, 2018

Axios Ebola outbreak in Congo could be slowing down - for now with Julie Fischer, Aug. 23, 2018

Brain Tumor Research Brain cancer dataset now available free to researchers worldwide with Georgetown Lombardi, Aug. 20, 2018

The Hill Health-care worker infections add to Ebola challenge in Congo by Daniel Lucey, Aug. 21, 2018

NBC News New cervical cancer guidelines start making Pap smears obsolete with Ranit Mishori, Aug. 21, 2018

Health IT Analytics Georgetown Offers Brain Cancer Data for Precision Medicine Research with Yuriy Gusev and Subha Madhavan, Aug. 16, 2018

Health Imaging Large online brain cancer dataset-including genomics and imaging scans-released to the public with Yuriy Gusev and Subha Madhavan, Aug. 14, 2018

Voice of America Study: We Learn Language in Pre-Human Area of Brain with Michael Ullman, Aug. 13, 2018 (audio version)
The Undefeated NFLPA leader DeMaurice Smith is against 'drop-dead day' to resolve anthem policy with Georgetown Lombardi, Aug. 14, 2018
Master Gardeners of NoVa Medicinal and Edible Herbs with Adriane Fugh-Berman, Aug. 6, 2018

A group of breast cancer advocates at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center say they've created a model for developing productive, successful and sustainable collaborations between advocates and scientists in cancer research.

A valuable cache of brain cancer biomedical data, one of only two such large collections in the country, has been made freely available to researchers worldwide, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security ( GIWPS) and the Global Social Enterprise Initiative ( GSEI) at the McDonough School of Business have been awarded a $1 million grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The grant will support research on creating economic opportunities for women in fragile states.


Tuesday, November 13

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Colloquium: Addiction
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Convocation Ceremony

Research Building Auditorium
Reception to follow

This year, we will address the legal, medical and ethical issues of addiction.


Thursday, September 6
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Pre-Clinical Science Building, GF-1

This event will cover the importance of representation and how to deal with microaggressions. Lunch provided. RSVP here. Hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and led by Sexual Assault Peer Educators and Peer Dialogue Facilitators.


Wednesday, September 12
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Dahlgren Memorial Library, BACC Classroom, Lower Level

Learn how to optimize and refine your searches, find full text articles and more using nursing research tool CINAHL. Light snacks provided. Register here.


Registration deadline: 
Monday, August 27

Thursday, September 13
9:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

Scientists and advocates will call on policymakers on Capitol Hill to prioritize investments in medical research. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, September 6
12:00 p.m.

CENTILE is offering the Fall 2018 IAMSE webinar series "Evolution and Revolution in Medical Education: Technology in the 21st Century." Click here to register for the first webinar and click here to learn about the webinar series.


Friday, September 7
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Medical-Dental Building, SW 107

A day-long workshop for family medicine physicians and other primary care physicians, residents, fellows and students who are interested in communicating through the media. Sponsored by the  Department of Family Medicine and the  Family Medicine Education Consortium. Register  here. Email  Denise Steele with questions.


Wednesday, September 12
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Medical-Dental Building, NE201C

Learn about the significance of the #MeToo movement. Hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and led by Sexual Assault Peer Educators and Peer Dialogue Facilitators.


Thursday, September 20
7:00 p.m.  Doors open
8:00 p.m.  Show stars
Union Stage, 740 Water Street, S.W. Washington, D.C.

Join the Friends of Lombardi at this concert to support Georgetown Lombardi featuring '90s cover band White Ford Bronco. Learn more here.

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