For Leon “Lee” Jones, MD, dean for medical education at Georgetown University’s School of Medicine, his commitment to medical education is personal. “I’m not only an educator, and the Dean for medical education, but I’m also a son and a husband,” he said, pointing to the exceptional medical care that both he and his family […]
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“It sounds so cliché, but it’s true, I’m living out my dream every day.” Mary Taylor (MT) Winsten, MD, (PGY-3, Obstetrics and Gynecology) always wanted to be a physician, and now, she is grateful for the chance to serve women and advocate for their health during some of their most vulnerable moments. “I think that’s […]
Yewande Rukayat Alimi, MD, (General Surgeon) holds many titles at MedStar Health. She’s a minimally invasive and bariatric surgeon; Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) within the Department of Surgery; co-chair for the Working Group for Racial Justice; and co-chair on the Respect in the Learning Environment reporting subcommittee. She is also enrolled in […]
“I can’t remember a time when I didn’t want to do medicine,” said Felicia Hamilton, MD, (Obstetrics and Gynecology). However, she didn’t always want to practice obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN). Originally, she wanted to be a cardiothoracic surgeon. A volunteer stint at a domestic violence shelter during medical school immediately changed her mind. “I wanted […]
Qingwen (Wen) Kawaji, MD, (PGY-5, General Surgery) has a Charm City Football flag hanging in her office as a reminder of the town she calls home. Baltimore is not only where she met her husband and completed higher education, but it’s also where she was first inspired to pursue medicine while working on a research […]
As MedStar Health residents and fellows, your voice is critically important and we wanted to share with you an important leadership opportunity. The MedStar Health System Graduate Medical Education Committee (System GMEC) provides residents and fellow with the opportunity to advocate for their colleagues, listen to concerns, and identify areas for improvement. The System GMEC […]
From a very early age, Sant Kumar, MD, (PGY-3, Internal Medicine) was exposed to the world of medicine through his mother’s work as physician in their hometown of San Francisco. Dr. Kumar quickly learned that he was interested in not only the science of medicine, but the need to work across multiple disciplines to solve […]
The Georgetown University Medical Center, Center for Innovation and Leadership in Education (CENTILE) is hosting a Teaching Certificate Program Session on Friday, September 8. This one-hour program will cover performance and workplace-based assessments and will be presented by H. Carrie Chen, MD, PhD. Register here.
A one-hour GME Town Hall will be held on Tuesday, September 12. This is an important opportunity for you to learn about program updates, and residents and fellows are expected to attend. Program Directors, APDs, Program Coordinators, and faculty are encouraged to attend. It’s not too late to submit a topic or question for the […]
Register and join us for the URIM Residency and Fellow Recruitment event on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, 7pm-9pm! We are excited to offer a virtual MedStar Health GME Residency Recruitment Fair for students who are Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM). This will be a great opportunity for students to hear about our residency programs, what we […]
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