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Anthony R. Artino Jr., PhD, Capt. (retired), U.S. Navy, has been appointed associate dean for evaluation and educational research at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, following a year in an interim leadership role.

August 12, 2021 Announcement

Leigh Frame, PhD, MHS, CERT ’20, is ascending to a new role: associate director of the George Washington University Resiliency & Well-being Center. 

SMHS MD program Class of 2025
August 10, 2021 Featured News

The start of any academic year is a special time, but for the near capacity crowd at Lisner Auditorium Saturday for the 21st Annual George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony, the event symbolized the first of many milestones for members of the MD program Class of 2025.

Photo, Brandon Kohrt, MD
August 10, 2021 Featured News

Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD, has spent more than two decades in countries where psychiatric care was scarce. One solution, he found, was recruiting and training non-psychiatrists to help shoulder the burden, known as a task-sharing model. Now, he’s bringing this strategy to underserved populations in New York City, thanks to a 5-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Photo, Jeffrey S. Akman, MD
August 10, 2021 Announcement

Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, will serve as the interim chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences begining Aug. 16, 2021.

August 06, 2021 Announcement

A team of researchers, including three from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences,  determined that anti-MDA5 autoantibodies associated with juvenile dermatomyositis are a distinct phenotype in North America.

Illustration of a brain using binary code imagery and DNA imagery

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences HIVE lab takes 5th place out of 44 teams competing teams the Veterans Administration’s 2020–21 National AI Tech Sprint. Their prototype application harnesses powerful machine-learning tools for treatment outcome prediction and guided clinical decision-making.

Illustration of Cancer Cell, test tubes, and pipette depicting cancer research

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center recently announced the selection of the 2021 GW Cancer Center Awards, recognizing excellence in research, mentorship, and early career contributions.