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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.

GW drive-through testing site
April 6, 2020 - 8:53am

As Director of Event and Operational Medicine for the GW MFA Medical Reserve Corps, Drew Maurano, PA-C, along with GW faculty and students, has been front and center in the city’s efforts to offer COVID-19 testing and response.

Baby hand
March 31, 2020 - 10:49am

Students at SMHS may not, right now, be able to use their burgeoning medical knowledge to make a direct impact in a health care setting, but they are finding unique ways to help the workers on the front lines of this battle. 

Learning lab logo
March 31, 2020 - 9:29am

As the GW community, and the country, continue to learn the full impact a public health crisis can have, SMHS is keeping students, faculty, and staff informed about clinical public health through a new online Learning Lab educational series.

Yuan Rao and Destie Provenzano showing off the masks
March 30, 2020 - 3:43pm

When planning their wedding, Yuan James Rao, MD, director of brachytherapy at the GW Cancer Center and assistant professor of radiology at SMHS, and Destie Provenzano, a PhD candidate in the GW Department of Biomedical Engineering, had no idea...