Giving News

July 11, 2022
For more than a century and over four generations, their family has been a part of George Washington University. This year, Jonathan B. Perlin and Donna J. Perlin found a way to celebrate the couple at the very center of that long history.
May 31, 2022
Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD ’86, FACS, vice president for health affairs, dean of the GW SMHS, and chief executive officer of The GW Medical Faculty Associates, was formally installed as the Walter. A Bloedorn Chair of Administrative Medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, May 18,…
May 23, 2022
Akman Innovation Fund awards “venture capital” grants to inaugural cohort.
April 27, 2022
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.
March 7, 2022
The George Washington University Institute for Spirituality Health received a $3 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation (JTF) in support of a multi-year project to develop a model to grow the field of spiritual care. 
February 10, 2022
The $50,000 gift will be used to support the growth of the George Washington University (GW) Cutaneous Oncology Program, led by Vishal Patel, MD, assistant professor of dermatology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and director of cutaneous oncology at the GW Cancer Center.
January 5, 2022
A $1 million gift from Ulvi M. and Reykhan Kasimov seeks to advance development of a new technique that uses RNA transcript levels to identify biomarkers in the blood stream, which can help detect active infections in the body.
January 28, 2021
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 20, 2020
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.
April 5, 2020
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.