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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.


GW’s first recipients of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
December 23, 2020 Featured News

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) joined George Washington University (GW) clinical enterprise leadership as five members of the GW health care workforce received some of the first vaccinations as part of the official kick off of the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccination initiative, Dec. 14.

Drs Haywood and Williams receive COVID-19 vaccines
December 22, 2020 Featured News

In the first two weeks since the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, and later the Moderna vaccine, received Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, health care workers and others have begun receiving vaccinations for COVID-19 in a campaign to promote their safety and importance.

Bust of George Washington on the George Washington University Foggy Bottom Campus
December 21, 2020 Featured News

Congratulations to all our students, alumni, faculty, and staff this month on their success. The items below highlight the breadth of achievement and expertise that can be found at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) in recent months.

Computer screen image of the online keynote address by Anthony Fauci, MD.
December 21, 2020 Featured News

Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said during an exchange with students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences that one way to combat the politicization of science is to make decisions “purely on the science.”