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Chalkboard drawing of books and globe congratulating Class of 2020

For the first time in its 65-year history, George Washington University’s (GW) Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AΩA) announced that this year’s AΩA graduation-week events, the annual AΩA grand rounds lecture and the awards banquet, were “unavoidably canceled,” due to...

Dr. Richard Whitley

Researchers are working feverishly to discover effective treatments for COVID-19. One drug showing early promise is remdesivir, which is being studied with the help of GW alumnus Richard Whitley, MD ’71, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Woman wearing face mask

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) launched a GW COVID-19 Response Fund to support the academic and clinical mission of SMHS during this global health crisis.

Map of the United States showing the states where GW SMHS Class of 2020 MD students matched for residency training
COVID-19 didn't deter students from the excitement of the day. When the clock hit noon they gathered with family...