Research Support

Below are some resources that may be able to aid you in your research process and proposals.  

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community for faculty members, postdocs, and graduate students.  You have free access to their webinars, courses, and workshops through Georgetown University.  You simply need to follow the below steps to create an account and get your free access to all of their resources:

  1. Go to the NCFDD website. 
  2. Click “Join NCFDD” on the home page.
  3. Select “Georgetown University” from the drop down box and continue.
  4. Click “Activate my membership”
  5. Enter all the appropriate account information to activate your account.
  6. Enjoy the resources available to you!

Space and Shared Resource Request Form

Please provide the information requested in a clear, concise manner. Once completed and submitted, this request will be reviewed by the GUMC Space Committee. The Committee may ask for more information and will make recommendations as needed to the EVP for final decision. Please note: requests for space should first be brought to the attention of your respective department chair or, in the case of a shared resource, the Shared Resources Oversight Committee (SROC). The GUMC Space Committee only reviews requests when the department or SROC is unable to on its own or if two or more departments are involved. Requests submitted to the Space Committee that do not meet this criteria will be returned for department/SROC consideration.


OnCore Clinical Trial Management System

The On-Line Collaborative Research Environment (OnCore) is a comprehensive web-based suite of research modules that integrates all of the components of research activity administered by MedStar Health facilities, all affiliated and satellite locations, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Georgetown University Medical Center (“MedStar Georgetown”).  The System is designed to serve the needs of research teams, departments and support the continued strengthening of standards for efficiency, safety, quality, and compliance.


Dahlgren Memorial Library

Dahlgren Memorial Library (new window) is the graduate health and research library at Georgetown University Medical Center.  Dahlgren librarians provide in-depth research consultations for individuals and groups within the GUMC community. Dahlgren provides access to a rich collection of resources to aid the Georgetown faculty in their research including research and subject guides, articles and journals in electronic format, databases, eBooks, and resources relevant to a broad range of fields in biomedicine.


Online Resources to Assist Faculty with Written and Spoken English

This page lists online resources to assist faculty with written and spoken English, including many grant and research writing resources.


Georgetown Writing Center

The Georgetown Writing Center is a resource for all Georgetown faculty, staff, and students.  In particular, the Writing Center is a resource for GUMC faculty to help them with their writing style and format for research and grant proposals, class curriculum, publications, etc.



GU-PASS is the new research regulatory and compliance online system for submitting Financial Conflict of Interest Disclosures, Main Campus Internal Grant Proposals and Sabbatical Leave Requests, and External Grant Proposals. Also in development are Clinical Trial and Grant Proposal Sub-Awards Management for the entire University.



PubMed MEDLINE is the National Library of Medcine journal citation database.  It provides more than 24 million references to biomedical and life sciences journal articles, and includes citations from more than 5,600 scholarly journals.  Through the Dahlgren Memorial Library, Georgetown faculty, staff, and students all have access to this online database.


National Institutes of Health (NIH) Application Guide

Use the application instructions found on this page along with the guidance in the funding opportunity announcement to submit grant applications to NIH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.



ProQuest preserves rich, vast and varied information – whether historical archives or today’s scientific breakthroughs – and packages it with digital technologies that enhance its discovery, sharing and management. For academic, corporate, government, school and public libraries, as well as professional researchers, ProQuest provides services that enable strategic acquisition, management and discovery of information collections.


Complimentary Statistical and Bioinformatics Consultation

Statistical and bioinformatics consulting and collaboration is offered by the Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics.  They can consult on a broad range of study design, statistical analysis and data science issues including experimental design for preclinical investigations, clinical trials, population studies, and Big Data analytics (e.g., predictive & risk modeling, statistical analysis of next generation sequence data and omics data). 

They are actively involved in cutting edge work in cancer research, neurological disorders, epidemiological studies, as well as in statistical and bioinformatics methods research and development projects.  They can collaborate with you in writing and implementing competitive project proposals involving methodological and software development.

Available Mondays, 1 – 2 PM, by appointment only.


Authorship Guidelines


Provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized. Takes less than 5 minutes to register!


American Association Cancer Research

The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, collaboration, funding, and advocacy. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world.