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August 20, 2012 Featured News

Historically minorities have been underrepresented in the science and research fields.

August 20, 2012 Featured News

Healing involves much more than just treating a disease. For many patients, spirituality plays an integral role in the journey through illness and healing. Integrating this ideal into whole-person care can be challenging for many doctors in today’s health care system.

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, Vincent A. Chiappinelli, and Juli Anne Callis
August 20, 2012 Press Release

The George Washington Cancer Institute will be collaborating with the National Institutes of Health Federal Credit Union to create a program that will promote patient-centered care practices for cancer survivors.

August 20, 2012 Press Release

On Thursday, August 23, students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science (SMHS) will put down their books and study materials to help those in need at this year’s Commitment to Community Day. Hundreds of faculty, students, residents, staff, and alumni will spend the day painting murals for clinics affiliated with Operation Smile and preparing 100,000 bagged meals through the Kids Against Hunger DC Metro.

August 19, 2012 Press Release

It is my distinct pleasure to welcome our new and returning students, residents, faculty, and staff. It’s truly one of my favorite times to be at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Each year, the arriving classes of new students bring with them such an exhilarating sense of promise and possibility.

MD student white coat group photo
August 18, 2012 Featured News

Family and friends of the newest class of medical students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) packed the aisles of Lisner Auditorium Aug.18 to celebrate the symbolic beginning of the medical careers of the Class of 2

Family at legacy brunch
August 18, 2012 Alumni NewsFeatured News

Legacy families and adopt-a-doc families from 1975–96, gathered for the second annual Medical Legacy Brunch at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C. Aug. 18.

August 16, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON (August 17, 2012) — The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce that Lisa Alexander, Ed.D., M.P.H., P.A. ’79 , has been tapped to serve as the program director for the GW Physician Assistants (PA) program, one of the nation’s leading PA programs, according to U.S. News and World Report.