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PA Week Reception 2019
October 17, 2019 - 12:00am

The GW PA Program celebrated the dedication and service of some of its faculty and students at the PA Week Reception in October

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Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’84, Delivers His Last State of the School Address as Vice President and Dean
September 26, 2019 - 12:57pm

George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD program alumni from the classes of 1969, ’74, ’79, ’84, ’89, ’94, ’99, and 2009 gathered in Ross Hall 101 to listen to Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, vice...

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H Street Society
September 25, 2019 - 5:01pm

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences inducted members of the MD Class of 1969 into the H Street Society during MD Reunion Weekend.

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A woman standing in between two men holding an award
September 25, 2019 - 11:18am

A new tradition at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) began on Sept. 19, as members of the school’s faculty gathered to be honored for their years of service, commitment to the institution, and...

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Woman in grey suit standing at podium holding microphone
September 24, 2019 - 3:50pm

Dipping one’s toes into social mediacan at times seem daunting, but it can also be incredibly helpful and rewarding, said Hope Jackson, MD ’09, RESD ’16, assistant professor of surgery at SMHS, at the Annual Frank Miller Lecture.

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Two SMHS students paint a small ceramic piggy bank red
September 24, 2019 - 1:32pm

In early September, students participated in SMHS Community Service Day, a chance to learn more about needs in Washington, D.C., and discover ways they can give back as members of this vibrant city. 

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August 27, 2019 - 10:20am

With his formal installation as the inaugural Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center on Aug. 13, Eduardo M. Sotomayor, MD, joined an elite group of 29 endowed professors, chairs, and directors...

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A MD student speaks to a crowd of people during a brunch at a restaurant
August 19, 2019 - 12:47pm

The Legacy Brunch, an annual event held by the SMHS Office of Development and Alumni Relations, started in 2010 to honor ongoing alumni connections to the school and to celebrate family legacies in medicine at GW. 

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MD White Coat
August 16, 2019 - 12:17pm

The MD Class of 2023 received a warm welcome at the SMHS White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony in August.

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July 30, 2019 - 10:06am

In the early days of medicine, it was unclear whether hypertension was a condition that needed to be treated, or if, as many physicians believed, hypertension might actually be a positive condition. It wasn’t until the 1940s and 50s, according to...

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