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Burnout among physicians, residents, and medical students is a growing issue, but according to Lotte N. Dyrbye, M.D., M.H.P.E., professor of medicine and of medical education at Mayo Clinic, there are things clinicians can do to achieve better well-being.

Andre J. Nahmias, M.D.; Nadja West, M.D.; and Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D.

Two GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) alumni, André J. Nahmias, M.D. ’57, M.P.H., and Lieutenant General Nadja Y. West, M.D. ’88, received the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award during this year's Alumni Reunion Weekend.

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Induction into the H Street Society, named to commemorate the location of the former GW medical school, is held during alumni weekend and allows members of the class celebrating their 50th reunion to share stories about their time at GW. 

Kevin Pelphrey Installed

As a budding neuroscientist, Kevin Pelphrey intended to study how the human brain understands other humans—knowledge for knowledge’s sake, as he described it. And it was mostly so he could play with scanners and analyze “cool-looking” pictures of the brain.

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The GW SMHS Office of Alumni Relations is strengthening the GW Community by bringing together alumni, providing networking opportunities for alumni of like clinical specialties, and providing occasions for alumni to come back to Foggy Bottom to connect with Students.

Contact the SMHS Development and Alumni Relations Office

2600 Virginia Avenue, NW Suite 300
Washington, D.C. 20037
Phone: 202-994-7511
Email: smhsalumni@gwu.edu

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