Dr. Jehan (Gigi) El-Bayoumi has dedicated her career to Medical Education, and to providing holistic and compassionate care.
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Dr. Jehan (Gigi) El-Bayoumi was born in Florida and raised in East Lansing, Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor for both Undergraduate and Medical School. After completion of her residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine, she was appointed faculty member in the Division of General Internal Medicine. Over the course of thirty seven years at GW, she attained the rank of Full Professor, having served as Clerkship Director for five years, and Internal Medicine Residency Program Director for fifteen years.
Dr. El-Bayoumi has dedicated her career to Medical Education, and to providing holistic and compassionate care. She has been duly recognized with numerous local and national awards, as well as inclusion in international fora.
In 2013, she established the Rodham Institute which is dedicated to improving Health Equity in Washington D.C. In partnership with community members and leaders, non-profit organizations , and faith based institutions, the Rodham Institute has been tackling numerous challenges in the nation’s capital. Predominantly African American wards 7 and 8, not only have some of the highest health disparities in the United States but match those of some of the poorest countries in the world.
During the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. El-Bayoumi participated in establishing a national organization, the Black Coalition Against Covid, of which she is a Board Member.. Currently, Dr. El-Bayoumi is transitioning her clinical practice and the work of the Rodham Institute to Georgetown University in Washington DC.