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Lombardi Begins Cancer Trial

Lombardi Begins Cancer Trial

The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital embarked on a nationwide clinical trial Sept. 1 that will compare two melanoma drugs. ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group, an organization that designs and conducts cancer research on adults who have or are at risk of developing cancer, is conducting[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Respect Trans Patients

Respect Trans Patients

This fall, the O’Neil Institute for National and Global Health Law at the Georgetown University Law Center will host a colloquium on the role of law and policy in affirming the rights of transgender individuals, marking a great step forward in the university’s effort to promote diversity and inclusivity. However,[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Dept. of Health Encourages Medical Tourism

The Washington, D.C., Department of Health is working to designate MedStar Georgetown University Hospital as an international center of excellence as part of a program to help promote the District as a premier medical destination and attract foreigners to undergo medical procedures, participate in research and train with D.C.’s medical[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments City News, News
The Transplant Institute’s new outpatient clinic will take up 19,000 square feet in the MedStar Georgetown Pasquerilla Health Center.

MedStar Transplant Institute Opens $2.4 Million Clinic

The MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute opened a new $2.4 million outpatient clinic on Tuesday in an attempt to improve the patient experience and consolidate transplant-related care. Backed by corporate and hospital funding from the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, the new clinic will begin seeing clients Monday. The 19,000 square foot[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
The university notified GERMS about a case of bacterial meningitis on campus an hour before the rest of the student body found out. The EMT service was not given special notification about ricin on campus last spring.

Contact Varies Between GU, GERMS

After a failure to notify the Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service of previous campus health emergencies, university officials informed the EMT service of the test results confirming a case of bacterial meningitis an hour before emailing the rest of the student body last Thursday. Last March, however, when then-sophomore Daniel[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Mobile Clinic Celebrates 20 Years

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital commemorated the 20th anniversary of the KIDS Mobile Medical Clinic/Ronald McDonald Care Mobile on Tuesday, when program sponsors, clinicians, D.C. councilmembers and patients gathered to celebrate at the Old Naval Hospital. The mobile clinic, a 40-foot long trailer, launched in 1992 and serves medically underserved children[Read More…]

by November 21, 2013 0 comments City News, News
ANC Rejects MedStar Office Trailer Proposal

ANC Rejects MedStar Office Trailer Proposal

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E urged the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board to reject MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s proposal for two office trailers Monday during its monthly meeting. The trailers, which would provide 1,200 square feet of space for 10 to 12 staff members, would be located on an outdoor brick[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, City News, News
Hospital Will Remain Despite Rumors

Hospital Will Remain Despite Rumors

Contrary to recent media speculation, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital does not have plans to move to Capitol Crossing, a new development being constructed near Interstate 395 in downtown D.C. The Washington Post reported on April 29 that the hospital and medical school could be moving to the new site, which[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

No Plans for Empty Buildings on Campus

Kober-Cogan Building, which was closed in May 2010 after a steam leak, will remain closed indefinitely, according to the university. The building, which is located between the Leavey Center and the Georgetown University Hospital parking lot, is part of the Georgetown University Medical Center. According to Georgetown University Hospital Director[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Med Center Deficit Over $22 Million

The university has projected annual budget shortfalls for the Georgetown University Medical Center of more than $20 million for each of the next five years, according to university financial plans. GUMC has a history of finishing in the red; it has run deficits of more than $15 million each year since[Read More…]

by February 23, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized