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Illustration of graduates tossing caps in the air
May 25, 2021 - 5:57pm

In its traditional place, opening the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Commencement Week events, the Kane King Dodek Obstetrics Honor Society recognized this year’s outstanding faculty, residents,...

Collage of 2021 MD graduation images
May 25, 2021 - 4:34pm

Members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD program Class of 2021, faculty members and alumni of the school, and friends and family from across the country and around the world once again...

2021 graduation cap
May 25, 2021 - 3:37pm

The Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society partnered with the Clara Bliss Hinds Society for Women in Medicine and Sciences, to add the inaugural Leadership in Medicine Lecture to its annual AΩA Visiting Professorship and AΩA...

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
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...