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George Washington Statue on Foggy Bottom Campus
January 29, 2021 Featured News

Recent GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty, staff, and student accomplishments.


Students learning to intubate on a medical dummy.

The GW Rodham Institute has received a $125,000 gift to support a “Doctors of Tomorrow” program, which exposes Washington, D.C. high school students to health careers. The gift was made by the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank.

The Washington Post - Copper Mask, Pills and Pain Relief
January 28, 2021 Faculty in the Media

Mikhail Kogan, MD, medical director of the GW Center for Integrative Medicine and associate professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on the claims of what copper can and cannot do when it comes to virus protection, immune system support, and pain relief.

WNYC - Hitting the Pandemic Wall

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WNYC's The Takeaway about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our mental health and why so many are now hitting the "pandemic wall."

Researchers at the George Washington University found that the majority of dermatology patients were comfortable with virtual visits as an alternative to in-person appointments.

Audrey Mason, Barbara Neiswander, RN, and the Vaccine Ambassador badge
January 22, 2021 Featured News

The GW clinical enterprise — GW Hospital, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences— are reaching out to newly vaccinated members of the GW community to serve as GW COVID-19 Vaccine Ambassadors to answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines and help dispel rumors and myths.

January 15, 2021 Announcement

John W. Larsen Jr., MD, FACOG, FACMG, Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology, passed away on Jan. 6, 2021

Illustration of HIV/AIDS virus cells
January 14, 2021 AnnouncementFeatured News

The George Washington University (GW), in collaboration with Whitman Walker Institute (WWI), was selected by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to receive an $8.4 million, seven‐year award as part of a significant investment in infrastructure and expertise in support of HIV/AIDS clinical trials. The grant establishes the District of Columbia Clinical Trials Unit as a regionally focused clinical research unit designed to address the HIV epidemic in the nation’s capital.