Defining Medicine, Changing Lives: The Case to Support the School of Medicine and Health Sciences

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences, in concert with the University, launches a history-making campaign to advance our mission of education, patient care, research and service. Read how we are defining medicine and changing lives.

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Power of Giving

The George Washington Power and Promise Fund

The GW Power & Promise Fund aims to ensure that qualified students, regardless of their financial situations, can take full advantage of a GW education, and become the leaders of tomorrow.

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Adopt a DocMedical Alumni Can 'Adopt a Doc'

Pediatrician Russell Libby, MD '79, and the first "Adopt a Doc" scholarship recipient Allison Hoff. The program allows SMHS alumni to support an incoming medical student's education with a minimum gift of $20,000 over four years.

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Kam LamAlumni Support Makes Student's Dreams a Reality

When Kam Lam was ten years old, she knew she wanted to study medicine. But the ambitious young Lam didn't only want to be a doctor. "I told my family that I wanted to find a cure for AIDS, open clinics abroad to provide health care and education to underserved populations, and train in pediatrics," she remembers

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Theiline GborkorquellieScholarship recipient Theiline Gborkorquellie, SMHS '13

Scholarship recipient Theiline Gborkorquellie, SMHS '13, volunteers at Mary's Center in Washington, DC, and wants to continue her commitment to service. "My ultimate goal is to help create a culture of preventive care in high risk communities as a medical professional."

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