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GW MD program students Mohamed Al-Amoodi and Christina Pugliese

For more than 25 years, the Office of International Medicine Programs (IMP) at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has offered life-changing educational opportunities to its students.

Associate Dean for International Medicine Huda Ayas, EdD ’06, MBA ’98, MHSA ’93

To our partners, participants, alumni, and faculty,

Teacher in classroom

The two-year grant will bring together faculty members from SMHS, the GW School of Nursing, and the Milken Institute School of Public Health at GW for an interprofessional educational approach.

The D.C. Government, GW’s Academic Medical Enterprise, and Universal Health Services have finalized a non-binding memorandum of agreement to enter into negotiations to support the establishment and operation of a hospital and health care services on the St. Elizabeths campus in Southeast, D.C.

Physician talking to a patient about diet
April 29, 2020 Featured News

A group of leading experts in the fields of wellness and longevity discussed topics including nutrition, precision medicine, lifestyle medicine, and health data during the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) third annual Patrick & Marguerite Sung Sy

ABC7 - Virtual Visits are the 'New Language of Care' for Physicians

Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke with WJLA-ABC7 for a segment on the increased use of telemedicine amid social distancing concerns.

ABC News - Some Children with COVID-19 are Experiencing Symptoms Similar to Kawasaki Disease

Michael Bell, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke with ABC News for an article about some children who test positive for COVID-19 also experiencing symptoms for Kawasaki disease, a rare inflammatory syndrome typically affecting children under the age of 5.

Doctor writing notes on clipboard

As the response to the  pandemic grew, Jeffrey Williams, MD, assistant professor at SMHS, saw a potential need for medical scribes to ease the workload facing physicians. He realized SMHS students would fit the bill perfectly.