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2021 Graduation Celebration art, May 7–16
May 4, 2021 - 11:51am

Information about Graduation Week events and ceremonies running from Friday, May 7, through Sunday, May 16.

April 27, 2021 - 3:37pm

It is with great sadness that I share with you news of the passing of Thomas Piemme, MD, Professor Emeritus of Health Care Sciences at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS).

October 26, 2020 - 11:56am

For the first time, the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Reunion Weekend went fully virtual, with more than 330 attendees tuning in to lectures and events from the comfort...

Barbara Lee Bass, MD, RESD ’86, vice president for health affairs and dean of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and CEO of The GW Medical Faculty Associates
October 15, 2020 - 3:34pm

In her first major alumni event as the leader of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Barbara Lee Bass, MD,...

Culinary Medicine
October 8, 2020 - 4:14pm

This year's SMHS Reunion Weekend went fully virtual and included activities, like Health meets Food, which offered alumni a hands-on culinary medicine session in which they cooked in their own kitchens.

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October 8, 2020 - 2:57pm

In the past few months remdesivir has become a household name as an important therapeutic used in the fight against COVID-19. On Oct. 4, the leading researcher behind the treatment, Richard Whitley, MD ’71, of the University of Alabama at...

August 31, 2020 - 1:35pm

Tuesday / Sept. 1

The Anti-Racism Coalition Educational Series, presented by the SMHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion. “Understanding the Connection between Race and Social Determinants of Health,” with...

July 21, 2020 - 4:47pm

Fourth-year MD student Sowmya Mangipudi was first author of a correspondence published in The Lancet Global Health assessing the availability of oxygen in sub-Saharan African countries.

Dean Barbara Bass
June 19, 2020 - 1:40pm

Dr. Bass provides an update on GW SMHS, GW Hospital, and GW MFA, and recognizes and thanks donors that have contributed to the COVID-19 Response Fund. 

Images of students and SMHS 2020 MD graduation speakers
May 27, 2020 - 11:15am

From living rooms and backyards across the country, members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD Program Class of 2020 took the next step in their medical careers in a virtual graduation...