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Crisis Response

Healthline - How Sheltering in Place Could Be Throwing Your Skin Out of Balance
April 15, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke to Healthline for an article discussing the impact sheltering in place can have on skin.

U.S. Olympians McKenzie Coan and Maggie Steffens
April 13, 2020 - 3:32pm

U.S. Olympians McKenzie Coan and Maggie Steffens will lead a 30-minute webinar about resilience in the face of the pandemic on April 15 at 12:30 p.m.

Man talking on his cellphone
April 13, 2020 - 10:14am

The new COVID-19 social distancing recommendations can be hard on everyone. Among elderly populations loneliness can have a wide range of negative effects on both physical and mental health. Students at the George Washington University School of...

DC COVID Connect logo
April 13, 2020 - 10:12am

Every day new details emerge about COVID-19 and how the pandemic is impacting the Washington, D.C., region. In an effort to ensure the local community has access to up-to-date and accurate information, a team of George Washington University...

WUSA9 - GW Professor Creates Mental Health Hotline for First Responders Amid Pandemic
April 13, 2020 - 12:00am

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WUSA9 about the physician hotline she developed with colleagues for first responders who need to speak to a mental health professional during the COVID-...

AAMC - Coping with sickness and stress
April 10, 2020 - 12:00am

Malika Fair, MD, clinical associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with AAMC News for an article on how clinicians are dealing with the emotional and physical toll during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Life on the Front Lines of COVID-19
April 10, 2020 - 12:00am

James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke with the podcast Hospitals in Focus for an episode on being an ER physician on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The New York Times - Feeling Scatterbrained? Here’s Why.
April 9, 2020 - 12:00am

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was quoted by The New York Times for an article on why we can feel scatterbrained during times of stress and uncertainty and ways to cope.

DCist - Shoppers Are Now Asked To Wear Masks In D.C. Grocery Stores
April 9, 2020 - 12:00am

William Borden, MD, chief quality and population health officer and associate professor of medicine, spoke with DCist for an article on the mandate that D.C. grocery stores ask customers to wear masks while in the stores.

Person working on a laptop
April 8, 2020 - 2:51pm

To honor social distancing requirements, while still meeting its educational mission, SMHS is using creativity and ingenuity to take learning online.