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SMHS 2019 Commencement

Explore the full listing of 2019 commencement events for SMHS.

SMHS 2019 Commencement
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MD Students Start New Journey on Match Day

Fourth-year medical students discovered where they'll be spending their residencies during the annual event.

MD Students Start New Journey on Match Day
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Discovering a Path to Success

The latest Medicine and Health magazine highlights the innovative pipeline programs SMHS offers to young students to set them up for education and career success.

Discovering a Path to Success
Cover illustration of Medicine and Health magazine fall 2018 edition

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Discovering a Path to Success

The latest Medicine and Health magazine highlights the innovative pipeline programs SMHS offers to young students to set them up for education and career success.

Discovering a Path to Success
May 20, 2019 Press Release

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, in partnership with the American Association of Kidney Patients is hosting the first ever Global Summit on Innovations in Patient-Centered Kidney Care.

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May 17, 2019 Featured News

On the cusp of graduation from medical school, advice to student inductees into the Annual Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AΩA) at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was simple: Follow a path that aligns with your mission and passion.

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MD student Simone Bernstein
May 17, 2019 Announcement

MD student Simone Bernstein has been recognized in her hometown of St. Louis as one of the 2019 St. Louis Women of Achievement.

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May 17, 2019 Announcement

Walter Jean, MD, published "Skull Base Surgery: Strategies" to show residents and medical students how neurosurgeons think.

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May 17, 2019 Announcement

First-year MD student Rehema Thomas was accepted into the American Society of Radiation Oncology’s Minority Summer Fellowship.

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Matthew Colonnese, PhD, has been awarded more than $4 million for study of early brain activity

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Faculty in the Media

James L. Griffith, MD, chair for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
James Griffith, MD, Leon M. Yochelson Chair and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on panic attacks. The story was also covered by SFGate.
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Kofi Essel, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics
Kofi Essel, MD '11, MPH '17, assistant professor of pediatrics, spoke to Today Online for an article about obesity and teaching physicians to have empathy for their patients.
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Vishal A. Patel, MD
Vishal Patel, MD, director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program at GW Cancer Center and assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to Today Online for an article on nail melanoma.
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M+ H Spring 2019 magazine with the story "full circle" cover

GW Medicine + Health

Medicine + Health is the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science’s flagship publication. This award-winning, biannual magazine showcases the research and clinical expertise of the SMHS faculty, who are working to overcome some of today’s most challenging and persistent health problems.

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Progress Reports

SMHS Progress Report is an award-winning publication offering an annual overview of the achievements of the faculty, students, residents, and alumni of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and its clinical partners — the GW Hospital, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and Children’s National Health System — during the academic year.

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SMHS eNewsletter

SMHS eNewsletter is a monthly internal-audience featuring many of the top news and events taking place at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science each month.

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