News Archives

July 19, 2018

The program, coordinated by the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion, works to increase access to health careers and expand diversity in the medical field.

July 03, 2018

WASHINGTON (June 25, 2018) —The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, in partnership with the GW Cancer Center, has launched a new summer program to advance cancer research through enhancing diversity in the field.

May 17, 2018

A scholar can be many things: someone with ambition and perseverance; someone who faces and gets through adversity; someone who can see themselves anywhere.

April 20, 2018
People are faced with an onslaught of identity challenges. Cultural identity and the understanding of one’s self play into how the brain processes information and in how violence is motivated by one’s identity, topics discussed at the GW Department of Psychiatry’s most recent Grand Rounds.
April 13, 2018

The Center for Faculty Excellence at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences recently presented the 2018 Medical and Health Sciences Education Research Grant Award to Maranda Ward, EdD ’17, MPH, and Shawneequa Callier, JD.

February 27, 2018

To ensure all members of the SMHS community understand their rights around gender equality and sexual harassment, the SMHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a “Lunch and Learn” session on Title IX.

Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morganthau Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia
February 26, 2018

Dayna Bowen Matthew discussed the impact of implicit racial and ethnic bias on health equity at the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. lecture

December 14, 2017

As the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) reaffirms the importance of diversity and inclusion, Jeffrey S. Akman, MD, vice president for Health Affairs, Walter A. Bloedorn Professor of Administrative Medicine, and SMHS dean, is working to align the school’s strategies with GW President Thomas J. LeBlanc’s vision for the university.