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Group photo: GW President Mark Wrighton, Julie Bauman, Jay Katzen, and GW SMHS Dean Barbara Bass
November 2, 2022 - 3:40pm

Julie E. Bauman, MD, MPH, associate dean of cancer and professor of medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was installed as the Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the GW Cancer Center.

Wyn Dobbs and Shaitalya Sri Vellanki, MD, stand next to each other and smile.
April 28, 2022 - 4:55pm

The Akman Innovation Fund, created in 2019 in honor of Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, former dean of GW SMHS, selected its inaugural pair of recipients.

Students learning to intubate on a medical dummy.
January 29, 2021 - 2:18pm

The GW Rodham Institute has received a $125,000 gift to support a “Doctors of Tomorrow” program, which exposes Washington, D.C. high school students to health careers. The gift was made by the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank.

July 21, 2020 - 4:47pm

Fourth-year MD student Sowmya Mangipudi was first author of a correspondence published in The Lancet Global Health assessing the availability of oxygen in sub-Saharan African countries.

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.

Leadership and award recipients at the GW Institute for Spirituality and Health's celebration
October 30, 2019 - 5:36pm

The GW Institute for Spirituality and Health, housed within the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has received a $500,000 gift from the Kanarek Family Foundation to support its Interprofessional Spiritual Care Education Curriculum.

Guests and awardees at the GWish Fall Celebration Platinum Dinner
October 25, 2019 - 12:00am

Members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, physicians and care providers, and those involved in spirituality and palliative care gathered for the 2019 GW Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish) Fall Celebration Platinum Dinner. The evening featured the presentation of the Fourth Annual GWish Award for Excellence in Interprofessional Spiritual Care. This year the honor went to Marvin Omar Delgado-Guay, MD, assistant professor of palliative, rehabilitation, and integrative medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center, the University of Texas.

picture of Art Sober, MD '68, BA '65, and Johnathan Minto, SMHS '19, recipient of the 2017 David Perry Steinman Scholarship
June 1, 2019 - 6:46pm

As a longtime supporter of student scholarships and a former scholarship recipient, Art Sober, ‘68, BA ‘65, credits the education and financial support he received from GW for giving him the background to succeed. “I received a wonderful education from GW both as an undergrad and during medical school. I am so grateful for my education and for the scholarship that I received from the university. The experience helped me develop into who I am today,” explains Sober.

May 13, 2019 - 11:32am

The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the GW Cancer Center, thanks to a generous gift from GW alumnus and former Board of Trustee member, Jay Katzen, BA ’67, MD ’72. 

Image of Gordon S. Moshman, MD '78
December 6, 2018 - 3:49pm

When Gordon S. Moshman, MD ’78, was accepted to medical school, he thought he might want to be a surgeon. The high costs of a medical education, however, left him looking for alternatives. That change in direction led Moshman to a Public Health Service Scholarship — a federal program offering scholarships to students in return for a commitment to provide care in underserved communities — and that sent him on the path to family medicine and rural health care.