U.S. medical schools have begun training their largest and most diverse class in history after the pandemic put a spotlight on the profession—and allowed most applicants to interview remotely, shrinking travel costs.
This year’s White Coat Ceremony celebrated Georgetown University School of Medicine’s 174th class of students and encouraged them to help promote an inclusive learning environment.
Leon “Lee” Jones, MD, will join Georgetown University School of Medicine as dean for medical education, bringing decades of experience and a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion in health care.
The nation’s medical schools not only have received a record number of applications this year but also have seen an increase in candidates from groups typically underrepresented in medicine.
A record number of people applied to medical school this year, many inspired by the health care providers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Black and Latinx students are significantly underrepresented in graduate school. Efforts like the Georgetown Experimental Medical Studies Program are working to change that.
Speaking at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., Kwadwo “Kojo” Sarpong (M’22) recently discussed his journey from community college to Georgetown University School of Medicine.
First-generation students at Georgetown University School of Medicine have launched a club that offers members mentorship opportunities and a sense of community.