COVID-19 Vaccination News
Georgetown has partnered with the DC government to coordinate one of DC’s new high-capacity vaccination sites. Georgetown will recruit of clinical volunteers – including medical and nursing students – to administer the life-saving shots.
In this episode of "Georgetown This Week" with Georgetown University President John DeGioia, infectious disease specialist Jesse Goodman, MD, MPH, director of the Center on Medical Product Access, Safety and Stewardship and former FDA Chief Scientist, answers questions about vaccine development, distribution and more.
In this message, Georgetown’s Interim Chief Public Health Officer, Ranit Mishori, MD, MS, provides an update on vaccine distribution in our area. Learn more here.
GUMC Stories
During the World War II, Georgetown took part the Cadet Nurse Corps, a national program that sought to augment the nursing workforce for civilian and military positions.
Through an internship with the District of Columbia Office of Planning, De’Ara Graves (NHS’21) conducted research that contributed to the formation of a task force focused on food insecurity among older adults.
Save the Date!
MedStar Health—Georgetown University Research Symposium and
The Colloquium for Educators in the Health Professions
May 10th - May 12th (Virtual)
The MedStar Health—Georgetown University Research Symposium and the Colloquium for Educators in the Health Professions launches virtually on Monday, May 10 at 1:00 pm with remarks from Kenneth A. Samet, President and CEO of MedStar Health, and John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University.
Abstracts now being accepted!
Abstract submissions for the virtual 2021 MedStar Health—Georgetown University Research Symposium and the Colloquium for Educators in the Health Professions are now being accepted. Open to all members of the research and education communities at MedStar Health and Georgetown University.
For more information and to submit your abstract, visit bit.ly/MSH-GUMC.
News and Announcements
A search committee has been appointed to recruit the dean for the planned Georgetown School of Nursing. The committee invites input that will inform the leadership profile during upcoming listening sessions this week and through this survey, which will be open until 5:00 p.m. on March 12. Learn more here
The American Academy of Nursing named Lauren Inouye, MPP, RN, an adjunct faculty member at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, as its Chief Program Officer. Inouye is a nurse whose recent career has focused on government relations and public policy at the Council of Graduate Schools and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
NIH director Francis Collins launched a new initiative designed to end structural racism in biomedical research and committed NIH to instituting new ways to support diversity, equity, and inclusion, and identifying and dismantling any policies and practices that may harm our workforce and our science. As part of their new initiative, NIH has issued a Request for Information seeking input on approaches to improve and strengthen racial equity, diversity, and inclusion across the biomedical research enterprise. Comments can be submitted through the submission website by April 9. Learn more here.
Started in 1982 as part of the Department of Pediatrics, the National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH) recently returned to GUMC. NCEMCH programs include the MCH Evidence Center, the MCH Navigator workforce development program, the Health Center Resource Clearinghouse, and the HealthCheck Training and Resource Center. It also operates the MCH Digital Library, one of Georgetown's six, special-collection libraries. 
NCEMCH has been recognized by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as "a shining example of applying the academic orientation of the university to the needs of community and state-based health care programs" and as "an absolutely essential component of the nation's [public health] program." The NCEMCH team is looking forward to working with GUMC on initiatives focused on women, infants, children, youth and families.
GUMC Shared Resources is conducting a brief (5-10 minutes) survey on user needs and satisfaction. Even if you have never heard of or used Shared Resources, your responses are requested. Learn more about Shared Resources here and take the survey here
As part of MedStar’s renovation of Garage 2, the sidewalk along Entrance 4 will need to close from March 12-15. This diagram shows the closure and pedestrian detour route through Garage 2. 
GUMC In The News
Calendar of Events
Tuesday, March 9
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Via Zoom

Mark Manzano, PhD, assistant professor, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, presents “Mapping the Cellular Oncogene Addictions in Virally Transformed Primary Effusion Lymphoma.” Sponsored by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Office of the Dean for Research. Join via Zoom.
Tuesday, March 9
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Join the Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs (OFAA) and Max Riesenhuber, PhD, Committee on Appointments and Promotions (CAP) chair, to learn more about the appointment and promotion process for Research track faculty. Contact Karen Bokoski (Karen.Bokoski@georgetown.edu) with questions. Register.
Tuesday, March 9
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Peggy Hamburg, an internationally recognized leader in public health and medicine, presents “Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout and Paths Forward.” Sponsored by the Georgetown Global Health Initiative. Register.
Tuesdays, March 9 - April 27
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Via Zoom

Medical center faculty cover various areas of biomedicine during two-hour lectures over eight weeks. Open to the general public and Georgetown University and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital employees, faculty and alumni. Fee to attend. Register.
Wednesday, March 10
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Leverage the functionality of Zoom for teaching remotely. Learn how to schedule online class meetings, manage participants, create and manage recordings and secure your meetings. Presented by Dahlgren Memorial Library. Register here.
Wednesday, March 10
12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
Via Zoom

Loretta Ross, PhD, activist and professor at Smith College, presents “Reproductive Justice.” Sponsored by the M.S. Health & the Public Interest Program. Register.
Wednesday, March 10
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Learn what preprints are and how they have contributed to and impacted scholarly publishing, as well as the basic steps to contribute to this landscape. Presented by Dahlgren Memorial Library. Register.
Wednesday, March 10
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

“Scene 3: How to Get Scholarly Work Done When You Have No Time” is the next session in a series providing a look behind the scenes at education scholarship to provide the knowledge and motivation to become involved in the field. Co-sponsored by UCSF School of Medicine; Georgetown University School of Medicine; Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell; the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; and George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Register.
Thursday, March 11
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Gökhan Hotamışlıgil, MD, PhD, James S. Simmons Professor, Department of Molecular Metabolism, director of the Sabri Ülker Center for Metabolic Research, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, presents “Foundations of Immunometabolism and Implications for Metabolic Health and Disease.” Note: CME/CE credit is being offered for this seminar. Join via Zoom.
Friday, March 12
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom 

The fourth session in the CENTILE-Sponsored Consultation for Health Education and Evaluation Research (CHEER) program. Two presenters receive feedback from Teaching Academy members to improve their educational projects at any stage (design, data collection, data analysis, dissemination). Sign up to present by emailing CENTILE@georgetown.edu. Register.
Register: By Friday, March 12
Sessions: Thursdays, March 25, April 8 & 22, May 6 & 20, June 3 & 17
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Via Zoom

Spaces & Places for Advocacy and Racial-Justice Knowledge (SPARK) hosts a seven-session book club that highlights the history of racism in medicine, housing, education, and criminal justice and grapples with historical events that have led to the present day. Register by 5:00 p.m. on 3/12.
Tuesday, March 16
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Via Zoom

Presented by Lakshmi Krishnan, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine Affiliate Faculty, English, Director, Georgetown Medical Humanities Initiative. Part of the Teaching for Inclusion and Equity (TIE) winter/spring 2021 series. RSVP.
Tuesday, March 16
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins presents “Global Health Security and Diplomacy in the Age of Coronavirus.” Sponsored by the Georgetown Global Health Initiative. Register.
Wednesday, March 17
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Salil Garg, MD, PhD, Charles W. and Jennifer C. Johnson Clinical Investigator at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT, presents “Gene Regulatory Mechanisms Driving Cell-To-Cell Variability.” Join via Zoom.
Wednesday, March 17
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. 
Via Zoom

Presented by Caleb C. McKinney, PhD, MPS, assistant dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral Training & Development, Biomedical Graduate Education assistant professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, and Liz Salm, PhD, associate director, Postdoctoral Development and Training Grant Support, Biomedical Graduate Education. Part of the Teaching for Inclusion and Equity (TIE) winter/spring 2021 series. RSVP.
Thursday, March 18
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Featuring Trevor Archer, PhD, NIH Distinguished Investigator, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Note: CME/CE credit is being offered for this seminar. Join via Zoom.
Friday, March 19
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Paul Kolm, PhD, associate director in the Department of Biostatistics and Biomedical Informatics at MedStar Health Research Institute, presents “Propensity Score Analysis of Non-randomized Studies.” Register.
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,
8:00 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 cndls@georgetown.edu.
Thursday, March 11, 18 or 25
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 3/11, 3/18, or 3/25.
Friday, March 12, 19 or 26
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 3/12, 3/19, or 3/26.
Wednesday, March 10
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Leverage the functionality of Zoom for teaching remotely. Learn how to schedule online class meetings, manage participants, create and manage recordings and secure your meetings. Presented by Dahlgren Memorial Library. Register here.
Thursday, March 11
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Leverage the functionality of Zoom for teaching remotely. Learn how to use Chat, Whiteboard and Polling functions, and create and manage attendance and poll reports. Presented by Dahlgren Memorial Library. Register here.
Monday, March 15
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Via Zoom

Explore ways to share PowerPoint presentations and other screen content through Zoom using basic and advanced share screen options. Presented by Dahlgren Memorial Library. Register here.
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