WASHINGTON— Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) will present its highest honor, the 2013 Cura Personalis Award, to Ronald M. Harden, OBE, MD, FRCP, FRCS, FRCPC, a global leader in medical education. The Cura Personalis medal and citation will be presented during the medical center’s Sixth Annual GUMC Convocation on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.
WHAT:Georgetown University Medical Center Convocation, Colloquium on Interprofessional Health Education and awarding of the Cura PersonalisAward.
WHEN:Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013
10-11:30 a.m. Colloquium on Interprofessional Health Education
3-4 p.m. Convocation Ceremony; Cura Personalis Award presentation
4-5 p.m. Reception
WHERE:Georgetown University Medical Center, 4000 Reservoir Rd., NW, Washington
WHO (Colloquium): Howard J. Federoff, MD, PhD, executive vice president for health sciences at GUMC and executive dean of Georgetown’s School of Medicine, moderator;
Ronald M. Harden, OBE, MD, FRCP, FRCS, FRCPC; Cura Personalis Award recipient;
John Prescott, MD, chief academic officer,Association of American Medical Colleges;
Geraldine “Polly” Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN, executive director, American Association of Colleges of Nursing;
David P. Sklar, MD, editor in chief, Academic Medicine
About Georgetown University Medical Center
Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) is an internationally recognized academic medical center with a three-part mission of research, teaching and patient care (through MedStar Health). GUMC’s mission is carried out with a strong emphasis on public service and a dedication to the Catholic, Jesuit principle of cura personalis -- or "care of the whole person." The Medical Center includes the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing & Health Studies, both nationally ranked; Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, designated as a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute; and the Biomedical Graduate Research Organization, which accounts for the majority of externally funded research at GUMC including a Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health.