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November 2, 2022
Cold and flu season is upon us, and this year respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, has joined the COVID-19 variants as complicating factors. Learn how to tell the difference among them and what you can do to protect yourself.
November 2, 2022
Julie E. Bauman, MD, MPH, associate dean of cancer and professor of medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was installed as the Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the GW Cancer Center.
October 25, 2022
Mamoun Younes, MD, professor of pathology at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was among nearly 80 pathologists from leading universities across the country who signed on to an open letter to the U.S. Congress, in the Oct. 20 edition of Nature Medicine, calling for modernization of the…
October 23, 2022
The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) welcomed alumni from 10 MD program graduation classes to celebrate major anniversary milestones from 10 to 50 years during the annual Reunion Weekend.
October 19, 2022
“There have been several studies showing that an earlier diagnosis of breast cancer below the age of 50 can potentially increase the risk for melanoma — the most dangerous of all skin cancers — up to 40 to 50% compared to those without breast cancer,” said Dr. Adam Friedman, professor and chair of…
October 19, 2022
The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences and Medi-Corps Program brought their Immersive Learning Center to West Potomac Tuesday morning.
October 14, 2022
At a moment when the global COVID-19 pandemic is finally loosening its grip on the public consciousness as an object of existential dread, a new fear has swept in to supplant it: nuclear annihilation. Assistant Professor Amir Afkhami, MD, from the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,…
October 11, 2022
Washington, D.C., leaders and representatives from Universal Health Services, the George Washington (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), cut the ribbon on a new Cedar Hill Urgent Care Center, part of the broader $403 million project that…
September 22, 2022
Second-Year Medical Student Cecilia Velarde De La Via discusses the health care experience for members of the Hispanic community and the significance of Hispanic Heritage Month to her.
September 21, 2022
Two D.C.-area facilities are recruiting volunteers to test the efficacy of different doses of a monkeypox vaccine with the hope that they can stretch available supplies. The National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Maryland, and George Washington University, in D.C., are among eight locations…