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In its traditional place, opening the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Commencement Week events, the Kane King Dodek Obstetrics Honor Society recognized this year’s outstanding faculty, residents, and students during its 84th annual induction and awa

2021 Bender Award winners Paige McDonald (left) and Maranda Ward (right)

A pair of faculty members in the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Clinical Research and Leadership were among five GW professors to receive the 23rd Annual Morton A. Bender Teaching Awards.

Collage of 2021 MD graduation images

Members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD program Class of 2021, faculty members and alumni of the school, and friends and family from across the country and around the world once again gathered virtually to acknowledge and celebrate the hard work and dedication of this year’s medical school graduates. 

2021 graduation cap

The Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society partnered with the Clara Bliss Hinds Society for Women in Medicine and Sciences, to add the inaugural Leadership in Medicine Lecture to its annual AΩA Visiting Professorship and AΩA Induction Ceremony. National Institutes of Health Associate Director for Research on Women’s Health Janine Austin Clayton, MD, served as the 13th annual AΩA Visiting Professor.

Illustration of silhouettes with the title of the 7th Annual Rodham Institute Summit
May 25, 2021 Featured News

Over the course of the pandemic and the events of 2020 and 2021, the Rodham Institute has enhanced its goal of achieving health equity. Through community outreach and sustained work to eliminate health disparities and improve people’s lives, the Rodham Institute is making a difference throughout Washington, D.C.

Collection of six speakers from the virtual health sciences graduation ceremony
May 21, 2021 Featured News

On Saturday, May 15, the graduates of the George Washington University Health Sciences Programs celebrated their graduation in a virtual ceremony for the second year, as COVID-19 restrictions continued to prevent large gatherings. Although they couldn’t be together, graduates, faculty, and loved ones were able to share in the excitement of the event. 

Mary Corcoran, PhD, professor of clinical research and leadership at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), is prolific and productive, inquisitive and driven, a boon to SMHS. Despite her move from full-time professor to Professor Emerita, Corcoran’s retirement plans include nothing less than effecting change, which is among her greatest skills and her most powerful legacy.

May 18, 2021 Announcement

Steven Davis, MD, student clerkship director and associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, will serve as interim assistant dean for student affairs for the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.