Founded in 1824, the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is the 11th oldest medical school in the country and the first in the nation’s capital. Since its establishment, the school has been at the forefront of medical education, and has grown to include highly-ranked programs in the health and biomedical sciences.

With dozens of top-tier residency programs, SMHS is a competitive and esteemed destination for medical school graduates across the country.

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Office of Diversity and Inclusion

As a leader in embracing diversity, the staff of the SMHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion works from the paradigm that academic excellence and diversity are...

Office of Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid is committed to providing each student with the individualized attention that each deserves.

Office of Student Opportunities

The Office of Student Professional Enrichment (OSPE) was established in 2005 with an eye towards training a new generation of health care leaders. To enrich students’ experiences beyond the classroom, the OSPE offers professional development, advising, programs, and resources.