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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Three women smiling
November 29, 2018 - 1:55pm

From the minute she started as an MD student at the George Washington University (GW), Cara Muñoz-Buchanan knew she wanted to help create an elective in criminal justice health. Just a few months ago that dream became a reality – in part thanks to the Lazarus Scholars in Health Care Delivery Program.

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Kofi D. Essel, MD ’11, MPH ‘17, FAAP, presents to GW medical students.
September 25, 2018 - 7:46pm

After receiving scholarship support from GW, Dr. Essel’s giving back through his work in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C. and investing in students who will become physicians helping others.

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September 19, 2018 - 10:57am

In mid-September, the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) started a tradition: the Stuart S. Kassan, MD ’72, Lecture Series.

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Image of Sushmita at 2018 Power & Promise
July 18, 2018 - 10:25pm

As a child, Sushmita Malik, MD Class of 2020, loved to switch her television between her two favorite shows: “Arthur” and “ER.” Her fascination with emergency medicine never waned. “Someone comes into the emergency department with a problem and you’re there to fix it,” she says. “It’s often the worst day of a patient’s life, but an ER doctor can have a huge impact and make the patient’s day and life better.”

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July 18, 2018 - 9:27pm

Giving back to the community has always been important to Dr. Daniel Ein, Clinical Professor in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Director of GW’s Allergy, Asthma & Sinus Center.

“It’s how I was brought up,” Ein ex­plains. “It’s part of our duty in life to leave the world a better place.”

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Robert E. Feinstein, MD
July 2, 2018 - 10:23am

Robert E. Feinstein, MD, explored the factors behind positive patient outcomes in the 37th Annual Daniel S. Prager, MD, Lecture in Psychoanalytic Psychiatry.

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April 19, 2018 - 7:29am

"It means a lot to me to be a first-generation college student. [My father] instilled in me the value of hard work and the importance of education. Receiving a scholarship has defined my journey through medical school. It’s guided me in choosing what I want to do in the future and the type of doctor I aspire to be for my patients," explains Diana Lee, MD class of 2018.

Listen to Diana’s story. 

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