Event to Highlight Fellowship Opportunity to Medical Students

October 5, 2012

V. Craig Jordan, OBE, PhD, will bring a taste of England across the pond to Georgetown at an event on Thursday, November 15 for Georgetown University School of Medicine students.

Jordan, scientific director of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, will host an event along with Stephen Ray Mitchell, MD, dean for medical education of Georgetown University School of Medicine, to discuss benefits of doing an overseas fellowship in the Royal Society of Medicine.

Jordan is president of the Royal Society of Medicine Foundation of North America, the U.S.-based arm of the Royal Society of Medicine that is based in London. He is also an honorary fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. He will explain the history and educational opportunities provided by the prestigious society's headquarters in London.

The event will be held Thursday, November 15, 2012, from 6-7:30 pm in the New Research Building Auditorium on the Medical Center Campus . 

Jordan, who is British, has a strong affinity for and connection with the Royal Society of Medicine.

This past July, he was invited by Lord Baron Lingfield, Knight's Principal of the Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor, to attend a dedication service to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

There he met with Alan Roberts, OBE, PhD, former vice president of the Royal Society of Medicine in London.

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V. Craig Jordan (right), of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, pictured here with Alan Roberts, OBE, PhD, former vice president of the Royal Society of Medicine in London.

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