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The 93 women and 93 men comprising the graduating class of Georgetown University School of Medicine assembled at Washington's National Theater on Sunday morning, May 17, to receive their medical degrees.  

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Collectively, it took the 250 students in the Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) master's program about 25,000 hours of work to complete their graduate degrees. They received their diplomas on May 16.

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On May 16, Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies held its 2015 Commencement ceremony, celebrating students earning bachelor's and master's degrees.  

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Seven newly minted physicians received promotions during a ceremony May 16, an annual tradition at Georgetown University School of Medicine for students who received a medical school education through the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP).

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The MAGIS Society of Master Teachers welcomed its newest inductees, one from clinical science and one from preclinical science, at the annual ceremony on May 14, one of the first of graduation weekend ceremonies occurring campus-wide.  

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Just days before graduating from Georgetown's School of Medicine, excited students and their proud families gathered for the Warwick Evans Award Ceremony in Healy Hall May 15.



The university graduated more than 6,300 students in nine ceremonies during 2015 Commencement Weekend, May 14-17.

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Vikram Patel (H'15), PhD, a professor of international mental health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, received an honorary doctor of science degree at the School of Nursing &  Health Studies' Commencement ceremony this afternoon.
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"Looking forward to the scientific contributions from our  @GUbiomed graduates. Congrats!" -@GUMedCenter's Dr. Howard Federoff #Hoyas2015 

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In the iconic Gaston Hall, where it all began, from the White Coat Ceremony to the Georgetown University School of Medicine Warwick Evans Awards Ceremony #hoyas2015 #gusom2015 #gusom

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"Best wishes to @Georgetown's newly-minted physicians." - @GUMedCenter's Dr. Howard Federoff #Hoyas2015 


More events >

Communicating Science: Distilling Your Message

Thursday, May 21, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.   
New Research Building Auditorium   



Hilltop Dialogue: Georgetown Discovery Paves the Way for Diagnosis & Treatment of Gulf War Illness
Friday, May 29, 3:15 - 4:15
Hariri Building, Case Room 230
Registration: Email or call Kate Corboy at (202) 687-6673 



CENTILE Colloquium for Educators in the Health Professions     

, June 2, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Georgetown University Conference Center    
Registration (by May 22):  

PharmedOut Conference
Thursday, June 11 and Friday, June 12
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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