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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser at GW
August 18, 2022 Featured News

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser and partnering institution the George Washington University celebrated the conclusion of the city’s inaugural Advanced Internship Program, which provides work opportunities for students eager to build career-ready skills.

Carmen Session photo infant of wings art

Carmen Session, MSEd, case manager for the Health Careers Opportunity Program, and senior associate for student programs with SMHS’s Office of Student Support, shares some insights into her role at GW and who she is outside of work hours.

A research team led by Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, professor of dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has identified which acute symptom clusters may lead to long-term, chronic infection and which individuals are most likely to develop Long COVID.

GW SMHS MD Program Class of 2026 portrait on steps of German Library
August 09, 2022 Alumni NewsFeatured News

Members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD Program Class of 2026 took their first symbolic steps on their path toward becoming physicians during the 24th annual White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony.

Person receiving a vaccine shot in the arm
August 09, 2022 Featured News

Following the completion of its grant from the D.C. Department of Health, the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) COVID-19 Vaccine Center (GW Vaccine Center) discontinued its vaccination operations on Aug. 5, 2022.

Photo, Laura Abate by bookshelf
July 27, 2022 Announcement

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences has tapped Laura Evans Abate to serve as director of the GW Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library. Abate, who has served in the interim role since January, officially took on this role on July 1, 2022.

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty members Rohini Ganjoo, PhD, and Lisa Schwartz, EdD, have lent their expertise to two textbooks, which contain multiple contributions from GW.

Stones in a Zen rock garden representing yin and yang

A new study, “Spirituality in Serious Illness and Health,” supported by the John Templeton Foundation and published in the in July 2022, suggests that addressing spirituality when caring for seriously ill patients may offer positive outcomes as part of a person-centered, value-sensitive program of care.