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Bust of George Washington on the George Washington University Foggy Bottom Campus
July 14, 2021 - 12:22pm

Congratulations to all our students, alumni, faculty, and staff on their recent success. The items below highlight the breadth of achievement and expertise that can be found at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health...

Illustration, patient on a dark road with a bright opening ahead
July 13, 2021 - 5:22pm

Editor’s note: The name of the patient in this story was withheld at her request to protect her privacy.

 

Life before COVID-19 was busy for Rebecca [not her real name], very busy. She’s the quintessential...

July 8, 2021 - 1:59pm

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences has tapped Grace Henry, EdD, to serve as its new assistant dean and director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The position was created to advance the student experience in academic excellence...

Mobile health care unit for HPTN study
July 7, 2021 - 2:53pm

A team of researchers from the George Washington University (GW) has been selected as one of five sites participating in the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) INTEGRA study (HPTN 094). The study, sponsored by the U.S. National Institute of...

Illustration of a microscope drawn on a chalkboard
June 9, 2021 - 3:38pm

More than 150 research posters covered a range of disciplines, such as basic and translational science, clinical research, health policy and public health research, and education-related research, during the first annual...

Illustration of graduates tossing caps in the air
May 25, 2021 - 5:57pm

In its traditional place, opening the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Commencement Week events, the Kane King Dodek Obstetrics Honor Society recognized this year’s outstanding faculty, residents,...

2021 Bender Award winners Paige McDonald (left) and Maranda Ward (right)
May 25, 2021 - 5:00pm

A pair of faculty members in the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Clinical Research and Leadership were among five GW professors to receive the 23rd Annual Morton A. Bender Teaching...

Collage of 2021 MD graduation images
May 25, 2021 - 4:34pm

Members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD program Class of 2021, faculty members and alumni of the school, and friends and family from across the country and around the world once again...

2021 graduation cap
May 25, 2021 - 3:37pm

The Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society partnered with the Clara Bliss Hinds Society for Women in Medicine and Sciences, to add the inaugural Leadership in Medicine Lecture to its annual AΩA Visiting Professorship and AΩA...

Illustration of silhouettes in different colors with the title of the 7th Annual Rodham Institute Summit
May 25, 2021 - 2:04pm

Over the course of the pandemic and the events of 2020 and 2021, the Rodham Institute has enhanced its goal of achieving health equity. Through community outreach and sustained work to eliminate health disparities and improve people’s lives, the...