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PT Anniversary Celebration
January 31, 2019 - 1:39pm

The Physical Therapy Program at SMHS celebrated 20 years at GW during their anniversary celebration in January.

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Ibram X. Kendi, PhD, presenting the 3rd Annual George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture
January 30, 2019 - 2:48pm

For generations in America, matters of racial equity and civil rights have been framed in rigidly defined terms: an act, a view, or a piece of legislation was either racist or not racist. The question, however, of what it meant to be “not racist...

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Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, vice president for Health Affairs and Dean, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
January 30, 2019 - 10:46am

George Washington University (GW) Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, announced Jan. 17, that he will step down from his roles as vice president and...

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NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo
January 25, 2019 - 12:57pm

More than 1,000 visitors toured the GW Health Village at the NBC4/Telemundo44 Health and Fitness Expo.

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Shawneequa Callier, JD
December 19, 2018 - 9:59am

A new university seminar series looks at the education and uses of modern genomics technology.

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Man giving a talk next to a podium on a stage
December 17, 2018 - 10:39am

Organized by the Center of Health Policy and Media Engagement, Victor J. Dzau, MD, president of the National Academy of Medicine, delivered a lecture on how technology will transform the health care industry.

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Two men standing, one holding a gold plaque
December 12, 2018 - 12:54pm

At the seventh annual GW Hospital Trauma Survivors' Day event, patients shared stories of strength and survival and reunited with some of the people who helped save their lives.

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Three women smiling
November 29, 2018 - 1:55pm

From the minute she started as an MD student at the George Washington University (GW), Cara Muñoz-Buchanan knew she wanted to help create an elective in criminal justice health. Just a few months ago that dream became a reality – in part thanks...

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EndoCares Health Fair
November 29, 2018 - 10:10am

GW faculty and students volunteered at the Second Annual EndoCares Health Fair to create awareness of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

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Illustration of a head and brain
October 30, 2018 - 9:29am

 Thanks to the help of advanced brain imaging software, the George Washington University (GW) Hospital is making better, faster care decisions for patients suffering from stroke

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