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Health Care Management & Policy Senior Plans Service-Focused Medical Career

December 13th, 2021

Matthew Fisher (NHS’22), a senior health care management & policy major, has enjoyed his time at Georgetown, including community service opportunities through Alpha Phi Omega. “I have learned so much from my HCMP courses, which has helped me in medical school interviews and to really set myself apart as not just a future physician, but a physician-leader,” he said.

Dr. Edilma Yearwood in a portrait-style photograph

Georgetown Nursing Chair, Professor to Serve as Editor of Psychiatric Nursing Journal

December 9th, 2021

Dr. Edilma L. Yearwood, who leads the Department of Professional Nursing Practice, has been named the new editor of the “Archives of Psychiatric Nursing.” “This is a wonderful opportunity, and I am humbled and touched by the faith placed in me by both Dr. Joyce Fitzpatrick and Elsevier Publishing,” said Yearwood, who will begin in January while continuing in her current leadership role at Georgetown.

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