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MD Program Class of 2024 group photo at White Coat Ceremony April 28, 2022
May 13, 2022 Featured News

Members of the MD program Class of 2024 were joined by faculty, family, and friends to celebrate the 23rd Annual George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony.

May 13, 2022 Announcement

Juliet Lee, MD, associate professor of surgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received the 2022 Philip J. Wolfson Outstanding Teacher Award from the Association for Surgical Education at its national meeting in May 2022.

May 12, 2022 Announcement

Robert Zeman, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Radiology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, recently received the William T. Thorwarth Jr., MD, Award at the American College of Radiology’s (ACR) annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in April.

May 10, 2022 Featured News

Melissa Carroll, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, who received the inaugural GW Out for Health Lavender Award.

Dr. Nesbitt
May 09, 2022 Announcement

The George Washington (GW) University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH, director of the District of Columbia Department of Health in Washington, will serve as the keynote speaker at the MD Program’s Diploma Ceremony on Sunday, May 15, 2022.

Wyn Dobbs and Shaitalya Sri Vellanki, MD, stand next to each other and smile.

The Akman Innovation Fund, created in 2019 in honor of Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, former dean of GW SMHS, selected its inaugural pair of recipients.

Susan Koering, Kenna Peusner, and Camille Leoni

Camille Leoni, BS ’21, received the 13th Annual Marilyn J. Koering Award, April 6. The award — named in honor of Marilyn Koering, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Anatomy and Cell Biology, who taught at GW for 34 years — is presented each year to a first-year medical student for their outstanding work in the combined anatomical classes.

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences has been selected to serve as one of 24 participating sites for the Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate additional COVID-19 booster shots in adults, including multiple vaccines based on viral variants such as Delta and Omicron. The trial aims to understand if different vaccine regimens – prototype and variant vaccines alone and in combinations – can broaden immune responses in adults who already have received a primary vaccination series and a first booster shot.