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August 31, 2011 - 8:00pm

Lauren Finely’s iPhone alarm buzzes. Finely, a 26-year-old first-year medical resident, slips on baby blue scrubs, grabs some fruit, and makes a coffee-to-go for her 15-minute commute to GW Hospital, where a long day is about to begin.

August 14, 2011 - 8:00pm

According to Christina Puchalski, M.D., F.A.C.P., director of the George Washington Institute of Spirituality and Health (GWish) and professor of Medicine in the GW School of Medicine in Health Sciences (SMHS), what hospital patients report...

July 18, 2011 - 8:00pm

Everybody knew H. George Mandel, Ph.D., a faculty member in The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences’ Department of Pharmacology and Physiology for over 60 years. “Even when I went to the doctor, the doctor would...

July 5, 2011 - 8:00pm

It was Mary Kaldas’ first trip to the Boston area and Zach Wegermann’s second. The city, they said, was “awesome,” but sightseeing wasn’t their first priority. As the newest co-directors of The George Washington University’s Healthcare, Education...

June 5, 2011 - 8:00pm

Kathryn Boling was not the conventional medical student. At 53 years old, she has raised two daughters, been through a divorce, had a 30-year career, and moved across the country to pursue her “life’s dream.”

May 25, 2011 - 8:00pm

One day, it will all be over, thought Lauren Antognoli when she was 17 years old and undergoing treatment for Hodgkins Lymphoma. 

One day, her name would be “Lauren,” not “Lauren the cancer patient;” her own hair—not a wig — would be...

May 15, 2011 - 8:00pm

It was not an ordinary day for graduating medical students at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), as they followed the bag-piped procession to their seats at their Medical School Diploma and Hooding ceremony—this day was...

May 15, 2011 - 8:00pm

“You are all a part of a community working together to improve health care,” said Margaret Plack, P.T., Ed.D., interim senior associate dean for Health Sciences, as she welcomed graduates, faculty, family and friends to the Lisner Auditorium at...

May 8, 2011 - 8:00pm

The line for free stroke screenings in the Ross Hall courtyard, May 6, provided a snapshot of Washington, D.C.’s eclectic foot traffic. The steady stream of attendees — who added up to 303 by the event’s close — were businesspeople, construction...

May 4, 2011 - 8:00pm

At The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), excellence in teaching is not an exception — it’s the rule. And yet, each year, a few professors stand out to their peers and students as the best of the best,...