Alumni News

November 3, 2016
Two GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) alumni, André J. Nahmias, M.D. ’57, M.P.H., and Lieutenant General Nadja Y. West, M.D. ’88, received the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award during this year's Alumni Reunion Weekend.
November 1, 2016
Induction into the H Street Society, named to commemorate the location of the former GW medical school, is held during alumni weekend and allows members of the class celebrating their 50th reunion to share stories about their time at GW. 
October 30, 2016
As a budding neuroscientist, Kevin Pelphrey intended to study how the human brain understands other humans—knowledge for knowledge’s sake, as he described it. And it was mostly so he could play with scanners and analyze “cool-looking” pictures of the brain.
September 29, 2016
For Terri F. Katz, M.D. ’86, RESD ’87, and her husband, Lawrence A. Katz, M.D. ’81, RESD ’84, having a career-defining experience at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is something of a family tradition.
April 24, 2016
Area clinicians joined GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) faculty, alumni, and residents to hear Edward “Ted” Schaeffer, M.D., Ph.D., present a pair of keynote addresses during the third annual Harry C. Miller Visiting Professorship Symposium and Awards Luncheon, March 19, 2016.
April 7, 2016
Congratulations to Jay Katzen, M.D. ’72, B.A. ’67, who was among six George Washington University alumni to receive the Alumni Outstanding Service Award at the 55th annual Alumni Outstanding Service Awards ceremony April 7 for their volunteer efforts in support of the University.
December 14, 2015
A question-and-answer session with Dr. John Adams, who details the evolution of the Department of Orthopaedics.
October 28, 2015
Jonas discussed his experiences as an SMHS student during the civil rights movement and his career as a successful OB/GYN during Alumni Reunion Weekend 2015.
October 22, 2015
GW physicians presented on pancreatic, breast, and colon cancers at the Oct. 14 event.
October 13, 2015
Many of the 205 returning members of the M.D. program classes from 2005, 1995, ’90, ’85, ’80, ’75, ’70, and ’65 and their guests took time out from reminiscing with classmates and exploring the many changes around Ross Hall to listen as Jeffrey S. Akman, M.D.