Commencement 2018

School of Medicine and Health Sciences Celebrations

Rodgers headshotNIDDK Director Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, MACP, FEL '89 to Serve as Keynote Speaker at 2018 MD Diploma Ceremony

Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, MACP, FEL ‘89, director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), will serve as the keynote speaker at the 2018 MD Diploma Ceremony, held on Sunday, May 20, at 2:30 p.m. at Lisner Auditorium.


Kane-King-Dodek Society Obstetrical Banquet and Induction Ceremony
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
5:00 p.m.
The Cloyd Heck Marvin Center — 800 21st Street, NW, Room 309

AΩA Alpha Chapter-sponsored Grand Rounds
Mohammad Ali Aziz-Sultan, MD ’99
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery Harvard Medical School Chief, Divisions of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Thursday, May 17, 2018
12:00 p.m. (Noon)
GW Hospital — 900 23rd Street, NW, Auditorium, Basement Level

Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
Thursday, May 17, 2018
5:00 p.m.
Lisner Auditorium
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AOA Medical Honor Society Banquet and Induction Ceremony
Thursday, May 17, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Maggiano's - Chevy Chase Pavilion

PT Awards Reception 
Friday, May 18, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Marvin Center

PT Awards Ceremony 
Friday, May 18, 2018
1:00 p.m.
Betts Theatre of the Marvin Center

PA White Coat Ceremony
Friday, May 18, 2018
4:30 p.m.
Betts Theatre of the Marvin Center

MLS Program Awards & Reception
Friday, May 18, 2018
6:00 p.m.
PT Classroom, 2000 Penn

MD Class of 2018 Awards Banquet and Gala
Friday, May 18, 2018
Time - 7 p.m. - Midnight
Fairmont Hotel — 2401 M Street, NW, Grand Ballroom

University Interfaith Baccalaureate Service
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time - 9:30 a.m.
Western Presbyterian Church — 2401 Virginia Avenue, NW

Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction Ceremony 
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time - 10:30 a.m.
The Willard Intercontinental 

Health Sciences Graduation
Student speakers:

  • Chase Jonathan Danell, BSHS, Clinical Health Sciences
  • Laura Sanapo, MD, MSHS, Clinical and Translational Research

Saturday, May 19, 2018
4:00 p.m.
Lisner Auditorium — 730 21st Street, NW
Reception following the ceremony — The Cloyd Heck Marvin Center — 800 21st Street, NW, Grand Ballroom
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Commencement
Sunday, May 20, 2018
10:00 a.m.
National Mall

MD Diploma Ceremony
Sunday, May 20, 2018
2:30 p.m.
Lisner Auditorium
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Download our 2018 Commencement Brochure