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September 23, 2022 - 4:22pm

Second-Year Medical Student Cecilia Velarde De La Via discusses the health care experience for members of the Hispanic community and the significance of Hispanic Heritage Month to her.

Title: Nutritional Education in health care let's make it official
September 22, 2022 - 5:25pm

The opinion piece written by Leigh A. Frame discusses  passing new legislation requiring providers to incorporate nutritional education into healthcare.

News headline that days "NIH and GW University recruiting volunteers for MonkeyPox Vaccine Trial
September 22, 2022 - 5:09pm

Two D.C.-area facilities are recruiting volunteers to test the efficacy of different doses of a monkeypox vaccine with the hope that they can stretch available supplies.

The National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Maryland, and George...

Photo of green veggies in a heart shaped bowl with apples, sneakers, and a stethoscope representing healthy lifestyle choses
September 13, 2022 - 3:27pm

The George Washington University (GW) Primary Care program launched a lifestyle medicine track, training residents to help patients make key behavioral changes that can reverse the effects of chronic disease.

Photo of Maranda C. Ward, EdD ’17, MPH
September 12, 2022 - 1:45pm

Researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences received a pair of grants totaling more than $816,000 from Gilead Science, Inc., in support of an 18-month research informed educational initiative, Two in One: HIV+COVID Screening and...

GW Professors Gate
September 9, 2022 - 3:04pm

The George Washington University will direct more than $50 million to fund 14 endowed professorships, further accelerating the progress of its academic medical enterprise in one of the most significant single investments in university history to...

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser at GW
August 18, 2022 - 1:59pm

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser and partnering institution the George Washington University celebrated the conclusion of the city’s inaugural Advanced Internship Program, which provides work opportunities for students eager to build career-...

Carmen Session photo infant of wings art
August 18, 2022 - 9:21am

Carmen Session, MSEd, case manager for the Health Careers Opportunity Program, and senior associate for student programs with SMHS’s Office of Student Support, shares some insights into her role at GW and who she is outside of work hours.

GW SMHS MD Program Class of 2026 portrait on steps of German Library
August 9, 2022 - 6:09pm

Members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD Program Class of 2026 took their first symbolic steps on their path toward becoming physicians during the 24th annual White Coat and Honor Code...

Person receiving a vaccine shot in the arm
August 9, 2022 - 3:39pm

Following the completion of its grant from the D.C. Department of Health, the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) COVID-19 Vaccine Center (GW Vaccine Center) discontinued its vaccination operations on Aug. 5, 2022...