GU Hospital botches breast cancer tests, closes lab

According to the Washington Post, Georgetown University Hospital suspended work in its molecular diagnostics laboratory after two women were incorrectly told that they did not have an aggressive form of breast cancer known as HER2. The lab’s temporary… Read More

Richard Goldberg named GU Hospital President

Earlier this week, the Washington Business Journal broke the news that Dr. Richard Goldberg will become the permanent president of Georgetown University Hospital. Goldberg has spent the entirety of his medical career at the Hilltop; after graduating from… Read More

Mold caused by steam leak forces GU Hospital to close Kober Cogan building

Get the flash player here: Georgetown University Hospital has a bit of a mold problem on its hands. A steam leak discovered in late May “create[d] the potential for mold developing,” according to the Hospital’s Media Relations… Read More

Georgetown University’s Hospital could expand under the 2010 Campus Plan

A while back, a Vox Populi post saw a rash of upset comments about the Georgetown University Hospital’s role in the 2010 Campus Plan. Specifically, a Vox reader noticed that in the open letter Citizens’ Association of Georgetown… Read More

Georgetown University Hospital president leaves for new MedStar gig

The president of the Georgetown University Hospital, Dr. M. Joy Drass (left), recently got a new gig: executive vice president for operations of MedStar Health Washington, the company that operates the hospital. In her new position, Drass will… Read More