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October 20, 2022 Press Release

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is recruiting participants for the final stage of a clinical trial to evaluate two Omicron-specific vaccines. The study, known as the COVID-19 Variant Immunologic Landscape (COVAIL) trial, is sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences has received funding support as an agreement under NIH contract number 75N91019D00024 to Leidos Biomedical Research in Frederick, Maryland.

“There have been several studies showing that an earlier diagnosis of breast cancer below the age of 50 can potentially increase the risk for melanoma — the most dangerous of all skin

The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences and Medi-Corps Program brought their Immersive Learning Center to West Potomac Tuesday morning.

At a moment when the global COVID-19 pandemic is finally loosening its grip on the public consciousness as an object of existential dread, a new fear has swept in to supplant it: nuclear annihilation. Assistant Professor Amir Afkhami, MD, from the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, provides commentary in the article. 

Ribbon cutting for Urgent Care facility featuring Dean Bass, Mayor Bowser, and Kim Russo.
October 12, 2022 AnnouncementFeatured News

Washington, D.C., leaders and representatives from Universal Health Services, the George Washington (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), cut the ribbon on a new Cedar Hill Urgent Care Center, part of the broader $403 million project that includes a state-of-the-art 136-bed, full-service hospital — with the potential to grow to 184 beds — ambulatory pavilion, clinics, and community space.

October 05, 2022 Press Release

The George Washington University Institute for Spirituality (GWish) recently announced the recipients of five $100,000 grants in support of demonstration projects to develop and implement interprofessional spiritual care models that can be tested in multiple health settings.

September 23, 2022 Featured News

Second-Year Medical Student Cecilia Velarde De La Via discusses the health care experience for members of the Hispanic community and the significance of Hispanic Heritage Month to her.

Title: Nutritional Education in health care let's make it official

The opinion piece written by Leigh A. Frame discusses  passing new legislation requiring providers to incorporate nutritional education into healthcare.