Alumni News

January 14, 2020
Today, as Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD '86, begins her first day at GW serving as the new Vice President for Health Affairs, Dean of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Chief Executive Officer of the GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), the GW community…
January 13, 2020
GW's online bachelor's degree programs were ranked among the top 20 programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
December 15, 2019
Alumnus Joshua Barocas, MD '10, received the Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship Award to support a project to advance health equity.
September 25, 2019
Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, vice president for health affairs, Walter A. Bloedorn Professor of Administrative Medicine, and dean of SMHS, delivered the annual State of the School address during Reunion Weekend on Sept. 14, offering attendees an overview of the progress that has been made…
September 24, 2019
The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences inducted members of the MD Class of 1969 into the H Street Society during MD Reunion Weekend.
September 23, 2019
Dipping one’s toes into social mediacan at times seem daunting, but it can also be incredibly helpful and rewarding, said Hope Jackson, MD ’09, RESD ’16, assistant professor of surgery at SMHS, at the Annual Frank Miller Lecture.
August 26, 2019
With his formal installation as the inaugural Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center on Aug. 13, Eduardo M. Sotomayor, MD, joined an elite group of 29 endowed professors, chairs, and directors throughout the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences…
August 20, 2019
Barbara Lee Bass, a widely respected academic medicine leader, surgeon and researcher who completed her residency and served on faculty at the GW, has been named vice president for health affairs and dean of the SMHS.
August 18, 2019
The Legacy Brunch, an annual event held by the SMHS Office of Development and Alumni Relations, started in 2010 to honor ongoing alumni connections to the school and to celebrate family legacies in medicine at GW. 
May 31, 2019
As a longtime supporter of student scholarships and a former scholarship recipient, Art Sober, ‘68, BA ‘65, credits the education and financial support he received from GW for giving him the background to succeed.