Post Tagged with: "health care"


Student Health Advisory Board to Launch Next Semester

A student health advisory board is set to launch next semester as a platform for students to voice health concerns on campus. Administrators originally planned to establish the board this semester, a plan that was announced in February but did not come to fruition. The university now plans to get[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Treat Adjuncts as Equals

Adjunct professors at Georgetown University now face an uncertain future after the passing of the Oct. 31 expiration of their collective bargaining contract with the university. Georgetown must recognize adjunct professors’ immense contributions by paying them a wage that is livable given the high cost of living in the Washington,[Read More…]

by November 3, 2017 2 comments Editorial

DESHPANDE: Quantifying Risk in Modern Medicine

When your high-pitched, eardrum-grating alarm snatches you from a deep slumber, you have several options. You could shut off the incessant beeping, continue resting and miss class; hit snooze, temporarily delay facing the world and arrive late to class; or hop out of bed, bleary-eyed but invigorated for the day[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Student Clinic Serves DC Need

Student Clinic Serves DC Need

After the D.C. General Hospital in southeast Washington was converted into a homeless shelter in 2001, Georgetown University Medical Center students revived the building’s medical tradition by creating the first student-run clinic in D.C. in 2006. The HOYA Clinic, established in the hospital’s east wing in 2006, serves a population[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Informed Amid Uncertainty

Last week’s tragic passing of Andrea Jaime (NHS ’17) from bacterial meningitis garnered the campus community’s attention and reflection. At a time when students and faculty may have been unsure of how to proceed, the information that Student Health Services disseminated in a timely fashion brought comfort to students in[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

TAYLOR: Holistic Healing Takes More Than Medicine

As a nurse and health care ethicist privileged to work on Georgetown’s campus and consult with health care professionals and systems internationally, I am always moved by the plight of patients, families and health care teams who struggle to make treatment decisions that promote health, well-being and good dying. Today’s[Read More…]

by November 11, 2013 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

For some students at the Georgetown School of Medicine overwhelmed with labs and lectures, a day spent volunteering at Georgetown’s Hoya Clinic in Southeast D.C. can be just what the doctor ordered. “When med school and basic sciences and exams get really frustrating and stressful, doing things like the Hoya[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 0 comments News

Catholic Universities Pressure President Obama On Contraceptive Rule in Health Care Overhaul

In a Sept. 29 letter to the White House, 18 Catholic universities expressed their dismay with a new government mandate that would require access to contraceptives in each institution’s student health care plans. Representatives of these colleges requested exemption from a stipulation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments News
Moore Talks Student Activism

Moore Talks Student Activism

Activist and filmmaker Michael Moore, infamous for his irreverent take on popular controversies, tackled politics and student activism in Gaston Hall Friday. Despite discussing heavy issues such as the national debt and health care, Moore set a casual tone for the packed afternoon lecture with his own attire, sporting a[Read More…]

by October 4, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
School of Nursing and Health Studies

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Despite being the smallest of the four schools, the NHS has a formidable presence on campus. Armed with some of the most overworked, scrubs-loving students on campus, the NHS comes with its own system of unique challenges and rewards. So, for those of you who consider “Grey’s Anatomy” a lifestyle[Read More…]

by August 27, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News