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Surgeon receiving tool in OR
May 16, 2022 - 12:53pm

Surgeons at the George Washington University (GW) Transplant Institute’s Liver Transplantation Program recently completed the institute’s first liver transplant. The institute expands much needed comprehensive liver care services for residents of...

Person working in a lab
May 13, 2022 - 4:28pm

More than 150 MD program students presented abstracts, poster sessions, and selected oral presentations on a range of disciplines, such as clinical and translational science, clinical public health, and medical education-related research.

MD Program Class of 2024 group photo at White Coat Ceremony April 28, 2022
May 13, 2022 - 4:04pm

Members of the MD program Class of 2024 were joined by faculty, family, and friends to celebrate the 23rd Annual George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony.

May 10, 2022 - 10:40am

Melissa Carroll, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, who received the inaugural GW Out for Health Lavender Award.

Wyn Dobbs and Shaitalya Sri Vellanki, MD, stand next to each other and smile.
April 28, 2022 - 4:55pm

The Akman Innovation Fund, created in 2019 in honor of Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, former dean of GW SMHS, selected its inaugural pair of recipients.

Susan Koering, Kenna Peusner, and Camille Leoni
April 13, 2022 - 4:01pm

Camille Leoni, BS ’21, received the 13th Annual Marilyn J. Koering Award, April 6. The award — named in honor of Marilyn Koering, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Anatomy and Cell Biology, who taught at GW for 34 years — is presented each year to a...

March 24, 2022 - 1:05pm

At the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, women have been trailblazers, advancing medical education, transforming care, and, of course, breaking glass ceilings.

A GW medical student gives a thumbs up as his family poses with Match Day t-shirts
March 21, 2022 - 1:20pm

Fourth-year medical students at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) gathered in Lisner Auditorium with family, friends and faculty to celebrate one of the most significant milestones in a budding...

Dean’s Excellence in Service Award winners
March 10, 2022 - 5:38pm

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences celebrated National Employee Appreciation Day, March 4, and announced the inaugural Dean’s Excellence in Service Awards: Laura K. Gerety, Mary Harrell Mosby, Catherine Sluder...

Photo Barbara Bass, MD
March 10, 2022 - 5:04pm

Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD ’86, vice president for health affairs and dean of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and CEO of The GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), was recently recognized by her...