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June 1, 2015 - 12:00am

George Santayana (1863-1952) usually receives credit for the saying "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." I say “usually” because there are many variations of this quote attributed to different individuals. This is...

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June 1, 2015 - 12:00am

Kudos… to Dr. Tahira Lodhi, Geriatrics, on receiving a letter of gratitude from a family, “your kindness and clarity during the years was instrumental in helping us prepare for my father’s loss… you were a great source of comfort...

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May 1, 2015 - 12:00am

Our GW family suffered a deep loss last month. Ahmed Abughaban, MD, who graduated from our residency program in January, passed away peacefully at his parents’ home in Saudi Arabia. Ahmed had battled cancer for the last 16 months of his life,...

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May 1, 2015 - 12:00am

It wasn’t the best of times. It should have been but it wasn’t. We have never had a year when we lost a faculty member, a house officer and an administrative staff person. I have known these individuals from between 3 to 25 years and each death...

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May 1, 2015 - 12:00am

For the 5th year in a row a GW student has been awarded the 2015 Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship Award. Congratulations to Jason Chien, 2nd year medical student!

GW Research Day was an...

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May 1, 2015 - 12:00am

Vanessa Hawkins, the DOM financial analyst from 1999 to 2014, passed away peacefully on April 5th.

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May 1, 2015 - 12:00am

We are pleased to announce an exciting new growth initiative at The MFA. Please join us in welcoming Metro Immediate & Primary Care (MetroIPC) to The MFA family.

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May 1, 2015 - 12:00am

Kudos… to Drs. Katalin Roth and Fatima Khan, PGY4, Geriatrics, on receiving a letter of praise from a patient, “I am in the right place with the right doctors... I feel comfortable and confident. Thank you...

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April 6, 2015 - 3:15pm

Kudos…to Dr. Mohammed Fadlalla, PGY3, as he received praise from a third year medical student, “He has this gentle, warm, comforting bed-side manner that he carries through to when he steps into the educator role. It makes...

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April 6, 2015 - 3:12pm

After much thought, I have come to the conclusion that the use of an Electronic Health Record is a disaster. I have not come to this conclusion easily or quickly. It has taken years of increasingly frustrating use to arrive at this point.

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