Summer Research Scholarship Awarded to Georgetown University Student to Study Mindfulness
The MedStar Health Research Institute has awarded Amanda Shapiro, a first-year medical student at Georgetown University, a summer research scholarship through the Pines-Kleinman Mental Health Fund. Over eight weeks, under the guidance of Matthew Biel, MD, her research will investigate the use of mindfulness-based therapy for parents of young children.
Announcing 2017-2018 MedStar Teaching & Research Scholars
The MedStar Teaching & Research Scholars programs provide multi-faceted mentorship to our clinical faculty as they develop their academic career pathways. Many of our alumni have enjoyed success demonstrated by publications, presentations, and grant funding, bringing well-deserved recognition to MedStar Health and to their home departments and institutions as well as new skills and commitment to our vision of “advancing health”.
MedStar Official Elected to Serve on AAMC GRA Steering Committee
Jennifer A. Remington, MHSA, assistant vice president of Graduate Medical Education at MedStar Health has been elected to serve a three-year term on the Steering Committee of the Group on Residents Affairs (GRA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). The GRA provides its members tools to improve the quality of resident education at both the program and institutional levels.
MedStar Health hospitals, collectively, have one of the largest graduate medical education programs in the country, training 1,100 medical residents annually and offering training in nearly 100 specialty and sub-specialty programs. MedStar is also the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University. Approximately 25 percent of the Georgetown’s graduating class is matched into MedStar residency and fellowships.
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