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The GW Medical Faculty Associates will pilot a real-time remote monitoring tool for maternal mental health with Babyscripts, the leading virtual care platform for managing obstetrics. GW will be gathering data around the efficacy of the new tool for a focused research study. 

GW researchers found low dose aspirin may reduce the need for mechanical ventilation, ICU admission and in-hospital mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Final results indicating the lung protective effects of aspirin were published today in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

March 17, 2021 Announcement

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and The GW Medical Faculty Associates have appointed Adam Friedman, MD, to serve as chair of the Department of Dermatology.

DCist - As Cherry Blossom Season Kicks Off, Officials Say They Might Close The Tidal Basin To Crowds Again
March 16, 2021 Faculty in the Media

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to DCist for an article about "pandemic fatigue" and how this leads some people to engage in riskier behaviors, like going to the Tidal Basin for the Cherry Blossom Festival, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The GW Department of Dermatology received a $250,000 grant from Pfizer to expand accessible teledermatology for atopic dermatitis patients in Washington, D.C. 

The Washington Post - A Maryland Man Was Dying. His Longtime Handyman Gave Him a Kidney.
March 12, 2021 Faculty in the Media

J. Keith Melancon, MD, medical director of the GW Ron & Joy Paul Kidney Center, director of the GW Transplant Institute, and professor of surgery, spoke to The Washington Post about kidney donation and transplantation.

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February 26, 2021 Announcement

At the start of the 2020-21 academic year the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and the SMHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Anti-Racism Coalition (ARC) launched an educational series to increase understanding about issues related to race, racism,

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February 26, 2021 Announcement

U.S. News and World Report ‘Best Hospitals’ survey is underway and GW physicians are asked to voice their support for GW Hospital.