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June 24, 2022 - 5:46pm

Statement from Barbara Bass, Dean of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and CEO of the GW Medical Faculty Associates; Lynn Goldman, Dean of the GW Milken Institute School of Public Health; and Pamela Slaven-Lee, Interim Dean of the GW...

June 17, 2022 - 1:18pm

With a five-year, $6.2 million project program grant, researchers at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences have begun to crack open the mystery behind 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, or DiGeorge Syndrome.

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, PhD ’20
June 2, 2022 - 1:58pm

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, PhD ’20, associate center director with the GW Cancer Center, addresses health care disparities, cancer care, and the LGBTQI community.

From left: Jon C. White, MD, RESD ’87; Christopher Bracey, JD; Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD ’86; GW President Mark S. Wrighton, PhD; and Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH ’99.
June 1, 2022 - 2:52pm

Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD ’86, FACS, vice president for health affairs, dean of the GW SMHS, and chief executive officer of The GW Medical Faculty Associates, was formally installed as the Walter. A Bloedorn Chair of Administrative Medicine at...

From left, PA students and Pap Smear Project members Laura Tiffany, Fatima Elgarguri, Alana Herran, and Abigail King.
June 1, 2022 - 12:37pm

A team of physician assistant students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences received a $10,000 grant for The Pap Smear Project, designed to to address disparities in cervical cancer screening and mortality...

Surgeon receiving tool in OR
May 16, 2022 - 12:53pm

Surgeons at the George Washington University (GW) Transplant Institute’s Liver Transplantation Program recently completed the institute’s first liver transplant. The institute expands much needed comprehensive liver care services for residents of...

Person working in a lab
May 13, 2022 - 4:28pm

More than 150 MD program students presented abstracts, poster sessions, and selected oral presentations on a range of disciplines, such as clinical and translational science, clinical public health, and medical education-related research.

MD Program Class of 2024 group photo at White Coat Ceremony April 28, 2022
May 13, 2022 - 4:04pm

Members of the MD program Class of 2024 were joined by faculty, family, and friends to celebrate the 23rd Annual George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony.

May 10, 2022 - 10:40am

Melissa Carroll, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, who received the inaugural GW Out for Health Lavender Award.

Wyn Dobbs and Shaitalya Sri Vellanki, MD, stand next to each other and smile.
April 28, 2022 - 4:55pm

The Akman Innovation Fund, created in 2019 in honor of Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, former dean of GW SMHS, selected its inaugural pair of recipients.