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Screen grab of virtual meeting
April 22, 2020 - 9:52am

Students will relay messages about the impact climate change has on the health of the world in a video created by Medical Students for a Sustainable Future, a network of medical students who recognize climate change as an urgent threat to health...

Art that says 'virus has no nationality'
April 20, 2020 - 3:36pm

During the more than hour-long virtual event, faculty and students discussed disinformation about COVID-19, made recommendations on how to be inclusive of all perspectives, and offered advice on how to support vulnerable groups.

Dialysis machine
April 15, 2020 - 11:19am

Fresenius Kidney Care in Hyattsville, Maryland, is working in collaboration with the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at GW to provide care to patients with kidney disease who are under investigation for COVID-19 and for COVID-19...

Signs of support for GW health care providers posted in temporary campus housing
April 15, 2020 - 10:50am

George Washington University (GW) provides temporary housing for medical professionals working on the frontlines of the pandemic at GW Hospital. ...

Screen shot of virtual Follies
April 14, 2020 - 10:30am

Dozens of George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) physician assistant (PA) students logged into Zoom on April 10 to participate in a virtual Follies, the annual skit-filled show usually held live near the...

Man talking on his cellphone
April 13, 2020 - 10:14am

The new COVID-19 social distancing recommendations can be hard on everyone. Among elderly populations loneliness can have a wide range of negative effects on both physical and mental health. Students at the George Washington University School of...

DC COVID Connect logo
April 13, 2020 - 10:12am

Every day new details emerge about COVID-19 and how the pandemic is impacting the Washington, D.C., region. In an effort to ensure the local community has access to up-to-date and accurate information, a team of George Washington University...

Person working on a laptop
April 8, 2020 - 2:51pm

To honor social distancing requirements, while still meeting its educational mission, SMHS is using creativity and ingenuity to take learning online.

Person making masks during the COVID-19 pandemic
April 6, 2020 - 5:23pm

Biomedical Laboratory Sciences faculty and students find ways to lend a hand during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Woman wearing face mask
April 6, 2020 - 4:27pm

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) launched a GW COVID-19 Response Fund to support the academic and clinical mission of SMHS during this global health crisis.