Confidential Counseling Options for Medical School Students

The people listed below are professional counselors who can help with crisis intervention and counseling services, including assistance in accessing medical care, student and/or criminal judicial systems, safety planning, academic assistance, support groups, and housing relocation. All services are confidential and most are free of charge.

University Resources for Medical School Students 

Assoc. Director of Health Education Services for Sexual Assault Response and Prevention

Jen Schweer, M.A., LPC
Poulton Hall, Suite 101
1437 37th St. N.W.
(202) 687-0323 | or

Jennifer Wiggins, M.A. (Main and Medicial Campus Students)
Poulton Hall, Suite 101
1437 37th St. N.W.
(202) 687-8932 | or

Counseling and Psychiatric Service (CAPS)

Main Campus: Ground Floor, East side of Darnall Hall

Phone: (202) 687-6985

After hours, call (202) 444-7243 and ask for the on-call CAPS clinician

Erica Shirley, Trauma Specialist, CAPS 
(202) 687-6985 |

External Resources

D.C. Sexual Assualt Nurse Examiner Program
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St, Washington, D.C.
Call 24/7 to get a free Uber cab to MedStar Washington Hospital Center(1-800) 641-4028

This smartphone app lists all of the relevant information and resources for universities in Washington, D.C., including Georgetown University.

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
1-800-656-HOPE (24/7 hotline)
RAINN’s on-line hotline provides live, secure, anonymous crisis support for victims of sexual assault and their families.

DC Rape Crisis Center
(202) 333-RAPE (24/7 hotline)
DC Rape Crisis Center offers services that help survivors and their families heal from the aftermath of sexual violence including crisis intervention, counseling and advocacy.