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Susan Koering, Kenna Peusner, and Camille Leoni

Camille Leoni, BS ’21, received the 13th Annual Marilyn J. Koering Award, April 6. The award — named in honor of Marilyn Koering, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Anatomy and Cell Biology, who taught at GW for 34 years — is presented each year to a first-year medical student for their outstanding work in the combined anatomical classes.

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences has been selected to serve as one of 24 participating sites for the Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate additional COVID-19 booster shots in adults, including multiple vaccines based on viral variants such as Delta and Omicron. The trial aims to understand if different vaccine regimens – prototype and variant vaccines alone and in combinations – can broaden immune responses in adults who already have received a primary vaccination series and a first booster shot.

March 25, 2022 Announcement

At the American Academy of Dermatology’s 2022 Annual Meeting in March, board-certified dermatologist Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received a Presidential Citation Award.

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.

A GW medical student gives a thumbs up as his family poses with Match Day t-shirts
March 21, 2022 Featured News

Fourth-year medical students at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) gathered in Lisner Auditorium with family, friends and faculty to celebrate one of the most significant milestones in a budding physician’s life, Match Day.

Dean’s Excellence in Service Award winners
March 10, 2022 Featured News

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences celebrated National Employee Appreciation Day, March 4, and announced the inaugural Dean’s Excellence in Service Awards: Laura K. Gerety, Mary Harrell Mosby, Catherine Sluder, and Robin Tse, administrative supervisor, Classroom Services.

Photo Barbara Bass, MD

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 Virginia’s (UVA) 2022 Distinguished Alumna.