Alumni News

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 23, 2022
At the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, women have been trailblazers, advancing medical education, transforming care, and, of course, breaking glass ceilings.
March 9, 2022
Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD ’86, vice president for health affairs and dean of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and CEO of The GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), was recently recognized by her medical school alma mater as the University of…
September 19, 2021
Yolanda Haywood, MD, RESD ’87, BS ’81, CERT ’04, professor of emergency medicine, was selected to serve as the senior associate dean for diversity and faculty affairs for the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, effective Aug.1, 2021. 
May 24, 2021
The Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society partnered with the Clara Bliss Hinds Society for Women in Medicine and Sciences, to add the inaugural Leadership in Medicine Lecture to its annual AΩA Visiting Professorship and AΩA Induction Ceremony. National Institutes of Health…
May 24, 2021
Members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD program Class of 2021, faculty members and alumni of the school, and friends and family from across the country and around the world once again gathered virtually to acknowledge and celebrate the hard…
May 24, 2021
In its traditional place, opening the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Commencement Week events, the Kane King Dodek Obstetrics Honor Society recognized this year’s outstanding faculty, residents, and students during its 84th annual induction and awa
May 3, 2021
Information about Graduation Week events and ceremonies running from Friday, May 7, through Sunday, May 16.
April 26, 2021
It is with great sadness that I share with you news of the passing of Thomas Piemme, MD, Professor Emeritus of Health Care Sciences at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS).
October 14, 2020
In her first major alumni event as the leader of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Barbara Lee Bass, MD, RESD ’86, used the annual State of the School address to cover the highlights of a tumultuous 2020.