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Crisis Response

Screen grab of intelligence report on website
May 14, 2020 - 9:24am

To contain the flood of information on COVID-19, faculty and staff across GW are developing weekly intelligence reports for frontline providers and leaders throughout the GW medical enterprise.

CNN - The Physical Toll Coronavirus-related Stress Takes on Your Body and How to Combat It
May 14, 2020 - 12:00am

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke with CNN about the toll coronavirus-related stress has on skin.

AARP - Unusual Symptoms of COVID-19 You Need to Know About
May 13, 2020 - 12:00am

Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with AARP for an article about the uncommon symptoms of COVID-19 that people should know about.

The Washington Post - Region’s Hospitals are Now Ready to Handle an Expected COVID-19 Surge
May 11, 2020 - 12:00am

Bruno Petinaux, MD, chief medical officer at GW Hospital and clinical associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with The Washington Post for an article on the COVID-19 response in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, and how the regions hospitals...

GW physicians administer COVID-19 tests at a temporary GW drive-up testing center
May 8, 2020 - 3:09pm

Washington, D.C., taps GW expertise to help develop a plan to reopen the city following weeks of manditory stay at home orders in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Illustration of people connecting virtually
May 8, 2020 - 12:38pm

Every day Americans face myriad hardships as the COVID-19 pandemic continues without end. One major challenge is mental health. To find connection during social distancing and ease the stress caused by the health crisis, students in the George...

C-SPAN - COVID-19 and Excess Deaths and Next Steps in the Response
May 7, 2020 - 12:00am

Gary Simon, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research, spoke with C-SPAN's Washington Journal Primtime about COVID-19 updates and next steps in the response.

Why Memorial Day is Crucial in the COVID-19 Fight
May 7, 2020 - 12:00am

Jennifer Lee, MD, clinical associate professor of emergency medicine, authored an article for CNN about the importance of effective communication and coordination in reopening the country from the pandemic.

PAEA - Board Member Reamer Bushardt Testifies at COGME Hearing
May 6, 2020 - 12:00am

Reamer Bushardt, PharmD, PA-C, senior associate dean for health sciences and professor of physician assistant studies, recently testified at a panel hosted by the Council on Graduate Medical Education discussing ways to protect...

People in masks receiving meals
May 5, 2020 - 3:53pm

For the GW Rodham Institute, providing help to marginalized populations during COVID-19 is about the needs of the community. “We need to provide community-led solutions,” she said. “... [W]e are the conveners, connectors, and catalyzers based on...