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Images of students and SMHS 2020 MD graduation speakers

From living rooms and backyards across the country, members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD Program Class of 2020 took the next step in their medical careers in a virtual graduation celebration on Sunday, May 17.

Dcist - The Pandemic Has Made Telehealth More Accessible, But Not Everyone Finds It Convenient

Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke to DCist for an article on the rise of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic, the challenges presented, and the lessons to learn from moving forward.

CNN - Practice Sun Safety to Stay Healthy Outside During the Pandemic

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to CNN Health for an article on how to practice sun safety when enjoying the outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chalkboard drawing of books and globe congratulating Class of 2020

For the first time in its 65-year history, George Washington University’s (GW) Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AΩA) announced that this year’s AΩA graduation-week events, the annual AΩA grand rounds lecture and the awards banquet, were “unavoidably canceled,” due to

Graduation tassle with 2020 on it.
May 26, 2020 Featured News

The George Washington University (GW) Commencement Weekend celebrations kicked off on May 13 with the 83rd annual Kane King Dodek Obstetrics Honor Society reception, honoring the year’s outstanding faculty, residents, and students.

The Hill - Stop Expelling and Separating Immigrant Children and Parents During COVID

Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, authored an op-ed for The Hill on the risks COVID-19 present for children and families detained at the U.S. border.

PT awards ceremony screen shot

The GW PT Program celebrated the Class of 2020 during a graduation and awards ceremony.

Stethoscope and data

Faculty, residents, and students across GW are creating a registry of information on GW Hospital patients suffering from the novel coronavirus, capturing data on demographics, medical history, treatments, and more.