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People stand on helipad in front of helicopter
November 15, 2019 - 4:44pm

A historic milestone for the George Washington University (GW), GW Hospital, and the Washington, D.C., community was achieved on Nov. 8 with the opening of a helipad on the hospital’s roof, expanding access to lifesaving care in the region.

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November 14, 2019 - 2:44pm

A drug developed at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), GIAPREZA, can increase dangerously low blood pressure in life-threatening situations, offering the potential to help hundreds of thousands of...

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Tatum Little and Bradley Cundif PAEA SHPF by Capitol Hill Building
October 30, 2019 - 9:59am

One of the most unique aspects of attending GW is its home in the nation’s capital. Recently, second-year SMHS PA students, Tatum Little and Bradley Cundiff, took advantage of GW’s location by lobbying on Capitol Hill in support of their future...

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Students standing in white coats reading from paper program
October 30, 2019 - 9:45am

During the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Physical Therapy (PT) Program Convocation on Oct. 28, the excellence, professionalism, and achievements of PT students and residents were celebrated.

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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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