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February 26, 2021 - 10:38am

New new coverage Tier 1 within university employee medical plans dedicated to care provided by GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) providers, promises lower copayments and lower employee coinsurance when GW employee plan holders are seen by a GW...

February 25, 2021 - 5:58pm

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has selected Tamara “Tami” Ritsema, PhD, MPH, MMSc, PA-C, associate professor of physician assistant (PA) studies, to serve as the interim chair of the Department...

Students learning to intubate on a medical dummy.
January 29, 2021 - 2:18pm

The GW Rodham Institute has received a $125,000 gift to support a “Doctors of Tomorrow” program, which exposes Washington, D.C. high school students to health careers. The gift was made by the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm...

January 15, 2021 - 11:08am

John W. Larsen Jr., MD, FACOG, FACMG, Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology, passed away on Jan. 6, 2021

Illustration of HIV/AIDS virus cells
January 14, 2021 - 1:45pm

The George Washington University (GW), in collaboration with Whitman Walker Institute (WWI), was selected by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to receive an $8.4 million, seven‐year award as part of a significant...

December 9, 2020 - 6:36pm

A group of interdisciplinary researchers received more than $3.3 million in grants for their research on networks within the autonomic nervous system and therapies that may lead to new treatments for heart attack and sleep apnea.

TC Williams High School students learning to take blood pressure
December 8, 2020 - 10:20am

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has received a $700,000 grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia to implement an innovative educational project in the life sciences and expand regional job...

November 25, 2020 - 11:41am

SMHS is embarking on a strategic planning process, with the GW MFA, that will guide the combined goals of the SMHS/GW MFA for the first several years of the post-pandemic academic medical enterprise. 

November 16, 2020 - 10:24am

A recent study by GW physicians on the severity of acute respiratory viral adverse events related to antirheumatic disease therapies found that some therapies may be associated with increased respiratory viral events while others don’t show...

November 2, 2020 - 3:38pm

When it comes to protecting health care workers, it’s not just personal protective equipment that’s needed but also emotional protections, according to an editorial co-authored by faculty members at the SMHS and published in the Annals of...