Melissa Maday

Scholar, editor, writer, educator, specializing in stories relating to higher ed, modern literature and travel. I'm an Anglophile American expat recently relocated to the Arab Gulf. 


A Mission to Serve

Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Antoine, MD (M’98), retired last month from the U.S. Army after 24 years of active duty service which bookended his time at Georgetown University School of Medicine. For Antoine, the inexorable bond between his military and medical careers propels him into his next endeavor, and leads him back to his childhood home. The doctor’s end goal is to build the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Caribbean (RHC) in Trinidad. RHC will be the first comprehensive inpatient and outpati

An Education Framed By Faith

Georgetown’s Catholic, Jesuit identity draws applicants to the School of Medicine for reasons beyond the university’s cutting edge research and science. Students are attracted to the school’s emphasis on the Jesuit principle of cura personalis, care for the whole person, and on the importance of serving society’s most vulnerable populations. Once here, students experience the school’s foundation of faith in their own unique ways. Many people are surprised to learn that Georgetown is home to one