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People sitting on the floor with eyes closed meditating
February 27, 2019 - 2:07pm

There are times when doctors are so focused on their patients, they forget to take proper care of their own health. However, there are skills they can learn early on to keep burnout at bay — and that’s the goal of the GW Department of Obstetrics...

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February 27, 2019 - 1:51pm

This year, the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Office of International Medicine Programs (IMP) marks 25 years of service in both Washington, D.C., and abroad, linking GW’s medical programs with the...

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Man in blue ties stands in front of computer at podium
February 25, 2019 - 2:39pm

Medical complications and innovation will be the topics du jour at this year’s annual Dr. Harry C. Miller Visiting Professorship Symposium and Reception, to be held on March 2 at SMHS.

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February 22, 2019 - 9:56am

George Washington University's Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, MD, director of the newly established comprehensive pulmonary hypertension program, talks about the life-threatening condition in a Q&A.

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PT Anniversary Celebration
January 31, 2019 - 1:39pm

The Physical Therapy Program at SMHS celebrated 20 years at GW during their anniversary celebration in January.

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Ibram X. Kendi, PhD, presenting the 3rd Annual George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture
January 30, 2019 - 2:48pm

For generations in America, matters of racial equity and civil rights have been framed in rigidly defined terms: an act, a view, or a piece of legislation was either racist or not racist. The question, however, of what it meant to be “not racist...

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Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, vice president for Health Affairs and Dean, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
January 30, 2019 - 10:46am

George Washington University (GW) Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, announced Jan. 17, that he will step down from his roles as vice president and...

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NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo
January 25, 2019 - 12:57pm

More than 1,000 visitors toured the GW Health Village at the NBC4/Telemundo44 Health and Fitness Expo.

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Shawneequa Callier, JD
December 19, 2018 - 9:59am

A new university seminar series looks at the education and uses of modern genomics technology.

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Man giving a talk next to a podium on a stage
December 17, 2018 - 10:39am

Organized by the Center of Health Policy and Media Engagement, Victor J. Dzau, MD, president of the National Academy of Medicine, delivered a lecture on how technology will transform the health care industry.

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