Be Thankful

Be Thankful

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences and The GW Medical Faculty Associates have created this page to provide those within our GW family an outlet for gratitude and reflection. We invite you to join us in giving "thanks" this holiday season. Please take a moment to reflect and think about a professor, a group of people, a colleague, a friend, or loved one who have made this challenging year a bit brighter.

Please fill out this form, and a Thankful Card will appear on the website within 24-48 hours of submission.

I am grateful for my family and new friends, especially Reagan, Ryan and Charlie.
- Gavin B.
I am grateful to be a part of a hard working team at the GW MFA. Especially grateful to the staff that go above and beyond for our patients each day.
- Maureen B.
I am thankful for the PRIVILEGE of going to work every day, from the COMFORT of my home, with my AMAZING team, hopeful that we will all come out of this BETTER.
- Nadia C.
I am thankful to GW for making my dreams of a medical career come true in 1977 (!). It was a gift that keeps on giving for me, as I continue in my semi-retirement as a family medicine physician in Hawaii. People often say that college gives you your best friends and professional school gives you your closest friends. I disagree, as I have  both in... More from Kathy S.
- Kathy S.
I am thankful to be home with my family - to be able to keep working and at the same time, spend my days with my loved ones. I am especially happy to be around to watch my youngest son grow, find happiness in the littlest of things, and to see him take his first steps. :)
- Michael L.
I am thankful for the incredible infectious disease, medicine, and public health professionals I get to work with. They are making it so one day we might all go back to normal!
- Lisa A.
I'm thankful for wonderful family, friends and colleagues! It's been a hard year for everyone and being surrounded by such loving and caring people has made it so much easier. I'm also thankful for all the things I've learnt this year, especially how to find joy and gratitude during challenging times.
- Tsenu T.
I'm grateful for GW MFA/SMHS's incredible web team! They are amazing!!!
- Anne B.
Both my direct supervisor, Laura Gerety, and my department chair, Sanjay Maggirwar, have been absolutely amazing during this trying year. I joined SMHS Sept. '19 so I've worked from home longer than we worked together in person but they still have made my work enjoyable and helped me feel connected and engaged with the GWU community and our... More from Alice W.
- Alice W.
I give thanks to God for increasing my capacity to endure these difficult times with my family, friends and colleagues.
- LaQuita R.
I am thankful for the health and support of my family and friends and wonderful GW colleagues.
- Lisa S.
I am thankful for all GW Hospital and MFA staff during this pandemic. This includes doctors, nurses, techs, medical assistants, pharmacists, radiology, phlebotomists and other support staff. I am especially thankful for all housekeeping, food service and janitorial staff. We could not do it without you!
- Jmlo
I'm thankful for the constant support and love of my family during these hard times. They're always there for me, during good times and bad.
- Katie D.
I am thankful for the health of my family, friends and colleagues and that my own health is on the mend.
- Sherry B.
I am thankful for being able to play sports with my friends (socially distanced) and having a friend right next door!
- Charlie E.
I'm thankful for the birth of my son. He is by far the BEST thing to happen in 2020.
- Sharon B.
I am thankful for my kids and their ability to be resourceful.
- Anne B.
I am grateful for your hard work and dedication - even during these turbulent times.
- Anne B.
I'm very thankful for the support of my family this year. Being close to them has provided my kids a sense of normality in these not so normal times.
- Tracy H.