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From left: Moncef Slaoui, PhD, MBA, chief adviser for Operation Warp Speed; GW SMHS Dean Barbara L. Bass, MD; and GW COVID-19 vaccine trial PI DavidDiemert, MD.
October 22, 2020 - 4:37pm

Moncef Slaoui, PhD, MBA, chief adviser for the COVID-19 vaccine development initiative Operation Warp Speed, visited GW on Oct. 21 to raise awareness for the national vaccine development efforts, encourage greater participation in the clinical...

Barbara Lee Bass, MD, RESD ’86, vice president for health affairs and dean of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and CEO of The GW Medical Faculty Associates
October 15, 2020 - 3:34pm

In her first major alumni event as the leader of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Barbara Lee Bass, MD,...

Culinary Medicine
October 8, 2020 - 4:14pm

This year's SMHS Reunion Weekend went fully virtual and included activities, like Health meets Food, which offered alumni a hands-on culinary medicine session in which they cooked in their own kitchens.

Screen shot
October 8, 2020 - 2:57pm

In the past few months remdesivir has become a household name as an important therapeutic used in the fight against COVID-19. On Oct. 4, the leading researcher behind the treatment, Richard Whitley, MD ’71, of the University of Alabama at...

October 6, 2020 - 1:03pm

It’s hard to recall a more important time for groundbreaking scientific research when it comes to the health and safety of the United States than in the past six months; by October the country had recorded more than 7 million cases of the novel...

Flu shot
September 30, 2020 - 9:22am

Free flu vaccines will be available to students, faculty, and staff with on campus access this fall starting on Oct. 5

Disaster Consult
September 28, 2020 - 11:43am

In March 2020, not long after the arrival of COVID-19 in the United States, a team at GW, which included medical students, mobilized to quickly launch the Disaster Consult

September 28, 2020 - 11:30am

As Naval Hospital Bremerton, in Bremerton, Washington, began to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an increased demand to be prepared to provide testing for those in need. That required hospital to quickly identify the specific media...

September 15, 2020 - 2:19pm

A series of lectures hosted by the SMHS Anti-Racism Coalition kicked off with a session by Cara Lichtenstein, MD, MPH, on “Understanding the Connection Between Racism and the Social Determinants of Health.”

Providers with VotER badges
September 10, 2020 - 11:32am

SMHS providers and students are working to increase the District of Columbia’s registration numbers by reaching out to potential voters in an unusual place: the emergency department.