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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...

Chalkboard drawing of books and globe congratulating Class of 2020
May 26, 2020 - 11:25am

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...

Dr. Richard Whitley
May 18, 2020 - 9:30am

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
April 6, 2020 - 4:27pm

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 US showing states where GW SMHS Class of 2020 MD students matched for residency training
March 24, 2020 - 4:50pm
COVID-19 didn't deter students from the excitement of the day. W...