Every GUMC faculty member fulfills one common, basic requirement: to participate in the center’s educational mission.
As a GUMC faculty member, you are responsible for educating society’s future physicians, scientists, nurses, and other health care professionals.
The Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs provides resources that can enhance your teaching skills and optimize the learning environment for your students.
- CENTILE is an interprofessional community of educators that drives innovation, excellence and scholarship in education at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC).
- The MedStar Teaching Scholars program is open to clinician educators from across MedStar Health.
- The Cura Personalis Fellowship program is an innovative teaching-learning development program available to any Georgetown-affiliated physician or resident is eligible to apply for participation in the Cura Personalis Fellowship. Residents must have at least 4 years of training left at the time of application.
- GUMC Tool for Inclusive Pedagogy
- Additional helpful educational links can provide tools as you plan your classes.
We recommend that you also explore the additional opportunities, programs, and events on the Center for New Designs & Learning Scholarship. You may also explore upcoming events and program applications that may aid you in your teaching on our events page.
- Georgetown’s Learning, Equity, Access, and Pedagogy (LEAP) Initiative: Georgetown launched the Initiative on Learning, Equity, and Pedagogy (LEAP), a University-wide initiative on Inclusive & Responsive Pedagogy, to achieve the goals of making classrooms more inclusive. LEAP will provide academic units with resources and support to begin the process of creating a more inclusive learning environment for our students, giving them the greatest chance of doing their best work.
- Please visit the GU Instructional Continuity website for complete information on all resources available to help you with the virtual learning environment. Please also review COVID-19 Resources for Faculty.
- Resources for Difficult Discussions in the Classroom: Difficult discussions are an inescapable part of higher education. While certain topics naturally generate more divisive conversations, difficult discussions can crop up in courses with a focus theoretically far removed from topics of public controversy. View information from CNDLS to help prepare for discussions on challenging topics, including a list of resources to find constructive ways to engage students.
- Compilation of Resources on Racial Justice: We encourage members of the Georgetown University Medical Center to educate themselves and others using these resources and the resources listed on other Georgetown main sites to learn and discuss ways that we can work together in solidarity and act against the inequalities that exist in this world.