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WTOP - Advice for Heart Patients Who May Be Particularly Vulnerable to COVID-19

William Borden, MD, chief quality and population health officer and associate professor of medicine, spoke with WTOP for an article on COVID-19 and how it impacts patients with heart health concerns.

WUSA9 - Face Masks: When to Wear Them Outside

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on best practices for wearing face masks and when you should wear one.

The Washington Post - Tips on Alleviating Face Masks’ Rashes and Skin Irritations

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke with The Washington Post for an article on how to alleviate skin irritation caused by wearing face masks.

Katrina Hawkins, MD ’05, RESD ’08, FEL ’11, assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care at GW SMHS

Katrina Hawkins, MD ’05, RESD ’08, FEL ’11, is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences and medical director of the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit at GW Hospital offers a glimpse of life as an essential worker on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.


ABC News - 9 Ways to Boost Your Mental Health as the Coronavirus Pandemic Continues

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, shared tips with ABC News for how to boost mental health as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

IMP student Nusaybah Albar, MD, matched in internal medicine/primary care at GW

International medical graduates participating in research and training through the Medical Research Fellowship recently earned a residency match rate of 91%, just 3% below the average match rate for United States MD program seniors of 94% and nearly 30% higher than the international medical gradu

Image of the COVID-19 cell

With the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic across the world, international travel was one of the first areas to be impacted during the spring semester as study abroad programs were canceled for the entire George Washington University (GW) student community.

Students in a classroom

Late last fall, the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Office of International Medicine Programs (IMP) directed a successful five-day continuing medical education (CME) course addressing Precision Medicine: Concepts, Methods and Clinical Implementation