October 7, 2020
In the past few months remdesivir has become a household name as an important therapeutic used in the fight against COVID-19. On Oct. 4, the leading researcher behind the treatment, Richard Whitley, MD ’71, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), discussed COVID-19 and remdesivir.
October 7, 2020
This year's SMHS Reunion Weekend went fully virtual and included activities, like Health meets Food, which offered alumni a hands-on culinary medicine session in which they cooked in their own kitchens.
August 30, 2020
Upcoming SMHS events for September 2020.
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.
June 18, 2020
Dr. Bass provides an update on GW SMHS, GW Hospital, and GW MFA, and recognizes and thanks donors that have contributed to the COVID-19 Response Fund.
May 26, 2020
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.
May 25, 2020
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
May 17, 2020
Researchers are working feverishly to discover effective treatments for COVID-19. One drug showing early promise is remdesivir, which is being studied with the help of GW alumnus Richard Whitley, MD ’71, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
GW COVID-19 Response Fund Supports Academic and Clinical Mission of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
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.
March 23, 2020
COVID-19 didn't deter students from the excitement of the day. When the clock hit noon they gathered with family and friends around computer monitors and across D.C. and the country for a virtual reveal of their residency match.