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Fall 2012 - Medicine + Health

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On Line for the Bottom Line

An Innovative Study Led by GW Researchers Explores Using Telemedicine to Improve both Care and Costs

Tags: Susie Lew, M.D.; Medicare; Medicaid; Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service; CMS; CMS Innovation grant; Neal Sikka, M.D.; Affordable Care Act; telemedicine; end-stage renal disease; hemodialysis; peritoneal dialysis

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GW Alumnus Returns to Head GW Hospital

Tags: Barry Wolfman, GW Alumni; Universal Health Services, Inc.; GW Hospital

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The Teacher Has Become the Student

Helping Faculty Members Become More Effective Teachers

Tags: Larrie Greenberg, M.D.; medical education; faculty development; Master Teacher Leadership and Development; Clinical Learning and Simulation Skills Center; CLASS Center; Benjamin Blatt, M.D.; Nancy Gaba, M.D.; OB/Gyn

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Employing a New Means of Evaluation

Veronica Michaelson, M.D., Ph.D., Named Assistant Dean for Evaluation

Tags: Student experience; SMHS curriculum; Alex, Stegnaro-Green, M.D.

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GW’s Physician Assistant Program Turns 40

Tags: Health Sciences; Affordable Health Care Act; PAs; medical corpsmen; Vietnam War; Thomas Piemme, M.D.; Lisa Mustone Alexander, Ed.D., M.P.H., PA-C

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Cold Storage for Hot Research

SMHS is Home to the East Coast AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource Biorepository

Tags: Sylvia Silver, D.A.; Morgan Boyer, M.P.H. ’09; Natalie Vajda, M.P.H. ’12; HIV/AIDS; Stellenbosch University; South Africa; Arnold Schwartz, M.D., Ph.D.; Louis DePalma, M.D.; pathology; GW Hospital

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Getting a Handle on Hands-On Medical Training

Tags: Flexner Report; Matthew Mintz, M.D.; clinical skills; medical education; Benjamin Blatt, M.D.; AAMC; Practice of Medicine; POM; physical diagnosis; patient care

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The Transformational Effects of Translational Science

Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, M.D., Works to Speed Basic Science Discoveries to the Bedside

Tags: Clinical and Translational Science Institute; NIH; Children’s National Medical Center, Children's National Health System; Children’s National, CNMC; Clinical and Translational Science Award; Chaozhe Yang, M.D.; Lisa Schwartz, Ed.D.; Joseph Bocchino, Ed.D.; Health Sciences; Basic Science; clinical care; Vincent Chiappinelli, Ph.D.; CTSI-CN

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Pathway to Finding the Right Residency

Hope Jackson, M.D. ’09

Tags: GW Alumni; surgery; Children’s National Medical Center, Children's National Health System; Children’s National, CNMC; Juliet Lee, M.D.

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A Noteworthy Memo

Guillermo Sanchez, PA/M.P.H ’13

Tags: Physician Assistant; New England Journal of Medicine; NEJM Scholar; James Crawley, M.P.H., PA-C

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Healing and Hope for Haiti

Tags: International Medicine Programs; IMP; Jack Summer, M.D. ’81; Project Medishare; Thomonde, global health; medical mission

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Robert I. Keimowitz, M.D., An Identity Tied to Medicine

Tags: Jeffrey Syme, M.D. ’81; Jeffrey Akman, M.D. ’81; School of Medicine and Health Sciences Dean

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Humanism and the House of Meymandi

Assad Meymandi, M.D. ’62, Ph.D., Explores What it Means to Be Human Through the Interplay Between Art and Science

Tags: GW Alumni; Philanthropy; Meymandi Concert Hall; medical education; patient care

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A Class Connection

Members of the Class of ’72, Stuart Kassan, M.D., and Jay E. Katzen, M.D. Bond Over Efforts to Support Their School

Tags: GW Alumni; philanthropy; Class of ’72; rheumatology; immunology; Dr. Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen Cancer Research Center

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These stories were originally published in the Fall 2012 edition of Medicine + Health