Post Tagged with: "medical school"

EDITORIAL: Broaden Cawley’s Focus

As an institution that promises to prepare its graduates for life beyond the Hilltop, Georgetown University has a responsibility to provide its students with guidance as they seek to chart their path post-graduation. Yet, the Cawley Career Education Center, the primary source of assistance for students’ career-related concerns and queries,[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Editorial
Med Student Founds Refugee Service

Med Student Founds Refugee Service

In northern Iraq, many war refugees are subject to torture, abuse and injury yet receive minimal resources or access to medical care. After he witnessed the dire need for aid on a service trip, Aaron Epstein (MED ’18) formed the Global Surgical and Medical Support Group, a coalition of medical[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Paving Your Graduate Path

Okay, let’s talk grad school. Around three million Americans enroll in a graduate program each year, which is about a sixth of the number of Americans who enroll as undergraduates each year. There are three main types of graduate programs: professional school, master’s programs and Ph.D. programs. Many students choose[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

When Pre-Med Gets Personal

The overambitious pre-medical student is a staple on the Georgetown campus. If you are not one yourself, you certainly know one. Pre-meds, as we are affectionately called, spend long nights laboring over lab experiments and science problem sets in the hope that we will someday receive the coveted golden ticket:[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Strength in Research After Newtown Tragedy

Much has been written about Newtown, Conn. It can be tempting to try and forget, but a year and a half later, there are chapters to this story that are still in the process of being written and that should be told. One of these chapters is coming to a[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

With Med Alums, Blue Angels Again Able to Soar

After forced spending cuts put the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration squadron,“The Blue Angels,” on the ground for a year, the Angels have gone airborne once again, with Lieutenant Commander Mark DeBuse (MED ’09) serving as the team’s official flight surgeon, following in the steps of Lt. Cmdr. Mark Lambert (MED[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
A Degree in Mini-Medicine

A Degree in Mini-Medicine

At the Georgetown University Medical Center, a group of students study medicine and health without the goal of becoming doctors. The Mini-Medical School was born out of an effort to relieve student-neighbor tensions 18 years ago. “There was a lot of unrest. The students were disruptive, and we wanted to[Read More…]

by October 29, 2013 0 comments City News, News

MCAT May Change Gen Eds

To compensate for changes in the Medical College Admission Test, students are pushing for the addition of a social science general education requirement for science majors accompanied by a decrease in general education requirements in other subjects. In addition to a new critical analysis and reasoning skills section, the MCAT[Read More…]

by April 23, 2013 0 comments News

Premed Courses to Adjust in Wake of MCAT Changes

Academic advisors and students anticipate minor adjustments in the premedical program in response to changes to the Medical College Admissions Test, which will take effect in 2015. The exam, which is a major part of the admissions process for medical schools, will be two hours longer and test a broader[Read More…]

by November 14, 2011 0 comments Campus News
A Lifetime Ago: Looking Back at LXR’s Past Residents

A Lifetime Ago: Looking Back at LXR’s Past Residents

At the break of the 20th century, the ground floor of LXR Hall wasn’t housing students; it was housing dead bodies. While today the building serves as a dormitory, its bottom floor functioned as the morgue of Georgetown University Hospital from 1898 to 1947. The hospital originally sat at the corner of[Read More…]

by November 7, 2011 0 comments News