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 Kiana Khosravian
June 29, 2020 - 12:25pm

It was a typical Thursday evening for the average first-year medical student. I was one week out from taking my renal exam, and going through my usual study plan; reviewing lectures, watching “Pathoma” and “Boards & Beyond” videos, and...

Illustration representing reseach development.
June 29, 2020 - 11:52am

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded its first-ever National Institutes of Health T-32 research training grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in support of the GW...

Doctor with inhaler
June 26, 2020 - 9:48am

Patients who suffer from severe asthma may be at a higher risk of serious illness if they contract COVID-19. Jamie Rosenthal, MD, asthma and allergy specialist and assistant professor of medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of...

Hillary Clinton
June 9, 2020 - 9:58am

In a recent virtual event, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jehan “Gigi” El-Bayoumi, MD, RESD ’88, founding director of the GW Rodham Institute, spoke about a range of topics, including COVID-19 and the recent protests over...

COVID testing sample
June 3, 2020 - 11:03am

Testing is an important part of flattening the curve and stopping the spread of COVID-19, and nonprofit Bread for the City is working hard to offer testing to underserved residents, an effort made successful with the help of students from SMHS....

COVID-19 sample tube and clipboard
May 29, 2020 - 10:36am

A George Washington University (GW) Hospital study, led by Andrew Meltzer, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), is investigating the symptomatology, follow-up care, baseline...

Alliance logo
May 27, 2020 - 1:05pm

Chronic rheumatic diseases may make patients more susceptible to contracting COVID-19 and may effect the severity of the virus. Adam Kilian, MD, is serving as a regional leader for the COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance, which is collecting...

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...

Graduation tassle with 2020 on it.
May 26, 2020 - 11:03am

The George Washington University (GW) Commencement Weekend celebrations kicked off on May 13 with the 83rd annual Kane King Dodek Obstetrics Honor Society reception, honoring the year’s outstanding faculty, residents, and students.

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