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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.

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.

V. Michael Holers, MD speaks to audience
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.

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.”

Dr. Daniel Ein
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.”

Robert E. Feinstein, MD speaks from podium
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.

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. 

March 27, 2018 - 7:53am

Liliane Willens had lived a life unmoored before; as a child, she and her family experienced World War II as stateless citizens in Shanghai. Decades later, after immigrating to the United States and earning her PhD, Willens found herself lost again – this time cast adrift by a disease

The GW Mammovan
October 18, 2017 - 1:12pm

The GW Cancer Center unveiled a new state-of-the-art mobile mammography van, known as the GW Mammovan, to provide breast cancer screening to women in the Washington, D.C. region.

Lawrence "Bopper" Deyton, MD '85, MSPH speaks from podium
June 12, 2017 - 11:59am

The senior associate dean for clinical public health was honored in a ceremony June 5.