Leading the effort to enhance patient care and medical education through the arts and creative programming

 

Our Mission

  • To bring the Jesuit concept of the magis or "do more" to life --- What makes you want to do more? What is your passion? 

  • To ehance the patient experience through meaningful and therapeutic arts outreach initiatives

  • To encourage the professional formation of physicians equipped to practice in the cura personalis, or "care of the whole person," tradition

  • To celebrate and promote the diversity of creative talent at the Georgetown University School of Medicine and Medical Center

  • To communicate a medical professional's unique perception of a shared human experience

 

OUR EXECUTIVE BOARD

John Guzzi President, Scope Editor-in-Chief

John Guzzi

President, Scope Editor-in-Chief

Dylan Conroy Vice President, Scope Associate Editor

Dylan Conroy

Vice President, Scope Associate Editor

Christine Papastamelos Vice President, Scope Associate Editor

Christine Papastamelos

Vice President, Scope Associate Editor

Johan Clarke Publicity Director, Scope Senior Editor (Written Works)

Johan Clarke

Publicity Director, Scope Senior Editor (Written Works)

Marielle Mahan Creative Director, Scope Senior Editor (Visual Arts)

Marielle Mahan

Creative Director, Scope Senior Editor (Visual Arts)

Hayden Dohnalek Music & Medicine Co-Director

Hayden Dohnalek

Music & Medicine Co-Director

Zach Winchester Music & Medicine Co-Director

Zach Winchester

Music & Medicine Co-Director

Not pictured: Dr. Caroline Wellbery, MD (Advisor), Katherine Wikholm (Healing Through the Arts), Jameson Holloman (Associate Editor), Lauren Klingman (Director of Theatre Programming), Joe Cramer (Associate Editor, Layout Director)

 

Highlights

  • Annual publication of Scope, a creative journal by and for medical students
  • Monthly open mic events (Hippocrates Cafe) featuring student and faculty talent
  • Music & Medicine volunteer trips with the pediatric patients at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (Listen to our volunteers)
  • "Heart of the Harvey" - a night of short plays written by and featuring members of the Georgetown medical community
  • Museum Grand Rounds
  • Student workshops that encourage creativity and reflection centered on everyday encounters