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GW SMHS Welcomes Barbara L. Bass, MD

GW SMHS Welcomes the New Dean and MFA Chief Executive Officer Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD '86

GW SMHS Welcomes Barbara L. Bass, MD
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2019 PT Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate on National Exam

For the 10th year, all of the graduates from the SMHS Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy successfully passed the National Physical Therapy Licensing Examination on their first attempt.

2019 PT Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate on National Exam
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Clara Bliss Hinds Society Supports Women at SMHS

The society is career and leadership development organization within SMHS aimed at enhancing the work environment for women and promoting equity in promotion, tenure, and recognition of women throughout the school.

Clara Bliss Hinds Society Supports Women at SMHS
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A George Washington University (GW) Hospital study, led by Andrew Meltzer, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), is investigating the symptomatology, follow-up care, baseline laboratory studies, and disposition of the COVID-19...

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Chronic rheumatic diseases may make patients more susceptible to contracting COVID-19 and may effect the severity of the virus. Adam Kilian, MD, is serving as a regional leader for the COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance, which is collecting and analyzing clinical data from patients.

Images of students and SMHS 2020 MD graduation speakers

From living rooms and backyards across the country, members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD Program Class of 2020 took the next step in their medical careers in a virtual graduation celebration on Sunday, May 17.

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For the first time in its 65-year history, George Washington University’s (GW) Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AΩA) announced that this year’s AΩA graduation-week events, the annual AΩA grand rounds lecture and the awards banquet, were “unavoidably canceled,” due to...

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May 26, 2020 Featured News

The George Washington University (GW) Commencement Weekend celebrations kicked off on May 13 with the 83rd annual Kane King Dodek Obstetrics Honor Society reception, honoring the year’s outstanding faculty, residents, and students.

Faculty in the Media

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Marc Siegel, MD, associate professor of medicine, spoke to Healthline for an article on the potential COVID-19 treatment Remdesivir.
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to CNN Health for an article on how to practice sun safety when enjoying the outdoors during the...
Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine
Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke to DCist for an article on the rise of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic, the challenges presented, and the lessons to learn...

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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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