Upcoming Events

Unless specified, please RSVP to Karen Bokoski at Karen.Bokoski@georgetown.edu. Programs and events are open to all faculty, fellows and trainees unless stated otherwise. Please read criteria for application to any specialized programs. You can also learn more about and view our 2018 past events or 2019 past events. Please address any questions to Karen Bokoski at Karen.Bokoski@georgetown.edu.

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  • Complete your GUFaculty360 personal profile!  The GU360 team is offering to assist you in creating your online GUFaculty360 personal profile.  Simply send your CV to Emily Zhang or Lori Briggs, and they will get your profile started with the information in your CV.  If you have any questions about this process, please email Emily Zhang or Lori Briggs.
  • Introducing Panopto:  Panopto is a cloud-based lecture capture service to replace services previously provided by Echo360. Panopto is a premier video lecture capture tool that has been successfully adopted by many of our peer institutions.  Panopto is available to faculty, staff, and students as a replacement for Echo360, which will be removed from both Blackboard and Canvas. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact panopto@georgetown.edu.
  • All faculty will need to complete transiton to CANVAS from Blackboard December 31, 2019.  Learn more about the transition. 
  • You must enroll in DUO.  Duo is Georgetown’s Two Factor Authentication Program for all Georgetown online applications. Duo provides extra security that protects you against hackers. Duo requires an additional step at login that ensures your password is protected against theft. Review the Directions for Setting Up Duo and FAQs.  Please contact help@georgetown.edu with any questions.

Upcoming Events

August 13, 2019
12 – 1 PM, Instructional Technology Lab (ITL), Lower Level, Dahlgren Memorial Library
Lecture Capture with Panopto

This workshop will explain how to increase student engagement with the lecture capture software Panopto. Register for the Panopto workshop.

August 15, 2019
12 – 1 PM, Instructional Technology Lab (ITL), Lower Level, Dahlgren Memorial Library
Canvas, Part 1: Creating and Managing a Course

This Canvas workshop is for GUMC faculty and staff.  In this workshop, participants will learn the Canvas skills for:

  • Creating and managing course sites
  • Adding and organizing course content using Pages, Files, and Modules
  • Using the calendar to schedule class sessions, events, and appointments and create sign-up sheets
  • Communicating with students using announcements, conversations, and notifications

Register for the Canvas Part 1 Workshop.


Deadline: August 31, 2019

GUMC Teaching Academy for Health Sciences Applications

The GUMC Teaching Academy for the Health Sciences strives to cultivate a community of faculty members across the medical center who are dedicated to GUMC’s educational mission.
Benefits of membership are:

  • Recognition of excellence as an educator
  • Rigorous peer review of evidence of teaching quality and quantity that may be beneficial for academic career recognition
  • Membership in a community of practice
  • Travel grants to education conferences (only members are eligible for CENTILE-sponsored travel grants)
  • Access to special programs – faculty development opportunities
  • Access to educational research/scholarship support

There are four levels of membership in the GUMC Teaching Academy:

  • Protégé: Open to residents and fellows interested in teaching at GUMC
  • Associate: Open to new faculty hires with interest and dedication to teaching at GUMC
  • Principal: Evidence of outstanding performance and achievement in at least one of the following domains: DirectTeaching, Advising and Mentoring, Instructional Design/Curriculum Development, Educational Scholarship, Educational Leadership
  • Distinguished Editor: Evidence of outstanding performance and achievement in at least three of the above domains

The GUMC Teaching Academy Selection Committee meets two times a year, in February and September, to review applications. Applications for the Protégé, Associate and Principal levels are reviewed twice per year and due on January 31 and August 31. New members will be inducted at the convocation in November each year. Please check the CENTILE website for more details regarding the Teaching Academy and application.

The Teaching Academy would be happy to guide prospective members for which category they would be eligible. Contact us for further information at centile@georgetown.edu.