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Welcome to GUMC

GUMC is an internationally recognized academic medical center whose missions of research, teaching and patient care are carried out with a strong emphasis on community outreach and the Jesuit principle of cura personalis — care of the whole person.

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Research

More than 400 GUMC scientists and physicians are conducting cutting-edge biomedical research, involving more than 875 IRB approved study protocols on-site.

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Education

GUMC educates physicians, scientists, and health care professionals committed to the care of others and the health needs of society.

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Patient Care

Clinical care at Georgetown University Hospital is provided through its clinical partner, MedStar Health, the largest non-profit healthcare system in the mid-Atlantic region.

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Genetic Counseling Via Telephone Just as Effective as in Person

Genetic counseling delivered over the phone is just as effective as face-to-face counseling, Georgetown researchers reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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Annual Symposium Fosters Love of Science in Youth

For the fifty-second continuous year, the 2014 Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) took place Jan. 9-10 on the campus of Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC).

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Fifty-year Campaign Extended Lives for 8 Million Americans

David T. Levy, PhD, an expert in tobacco control, examines the success of 50 years of tobacco control in the U.S., and ponders the next big public health challenge.

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Georgetown Medical Students Seek Public Health Lens

Georgetown University’s School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have partnered to offer a combined MD/MPH degree to students who seek to understand their patients in the context of populations.

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