About Us

The GEMS Program is a unique experiment in success. Learn more about our program’s design, purpose, and progress here.

Eligibility

Want to ensure that you are eligible for our program? Review our eligibility requirements here.

Student Life

Interested in learning more about the student experience? Learn more from some recent program graduates here.

 Curriculum

Our approach to basic science domains and systems is designed to prepare you for medical school. Learn more about the courses offered in the Fall and the Spring here.

Alumni

Where are our GEMS alumni now? Medical students and practicing physicians alike have shared their stories with us here.

A Closer Look

Our students are utilizing skills for continuous learning in medical education. Take a closer look at how our students are “learning how to learn” in GEMS.

Frequently Asked Questions

Be sure to review responses to some of our most frequently asked questions here.

For program and application inquires, submit your questions using the link below:

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GEMS PROGRAM DISCLOSURE

GEMS is an experimental program and is subject to change at the discretion of the Committee on Medical Education and Dean of School of Medicine. Application and program requirements may change from year to year.

Although the majority of students who have successfully completed the GEMS Program have been offered an acceptance to Georgetown University School of Medicine (GUSOM), GEMS students are not guaranteed an opportunity to interview or an acceptance offer if interviewed. 

Students admitted in the GEMS Class of 2019-2020 are not required to apply to or matriculate into  Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Georgetown University admits qualified students of any age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, and national and ethnic origin to all rights and privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, handicap, color, religion or national or ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, admissions, policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other school administered programs.

Inquiries about Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity may be addressed to Affirmative Action Programs, 3800 Reservoir Rd., NW, Room M36 Darnall Hall, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007. (202-687-4798) Georgetown University is also an Affirmative Action - Equal Opportunity employer.

Note: An application to Georgetown School of Medicine is NOT required for an application to the GEMS Program. The admissions committees and procedures are completely separate, and admissions records cannot be transferred between programs. 

 

GEMS Matriculation Note

All accepted applicants must show evidence of having earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university upon matriculation into the GEMS program.

GEMS Financial Aid

For details on financing your GEMS education, please visit the Financial Aid Page: http://som.georgetown.edu/prospectivestudents/financialaid/gemsprogram

Contact Us

Please note that requests for telephone consultations or office appointments are not possible due to limited staff. When sending an email communication, please indicate your specific questions as framed by your admissions credentials. Only applicants invited for interview will meet with GEMS staff.