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Health Sciences Graduation CelebrationHealth Sciences Graduates Urged to Be Leaders in Health Professions

Be innovative. Be collaborative. Be just. That was the charge to students during the 2020 graduation celebration ceremony for health sciences programs at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS).


2020 MD graduation art MD Program Graduates Bridge Social Distance to Come Together for Hooding Ceremony

From living rooms and backyards across the country, members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD Program Class of 2020 took the next step in their medical careers in a virtual graduation celebration on Sunday, May 17.


Zoom gallery view of PA gradsGW PAs Graduate Ready to Lead with Long White Coats in Hand

When Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) began her career as a physician assistant (PA), the United States was in the throes of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. About 30 years later, the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) PA Program Class of 2020, entered the workforce as the U.S. and countries around the globe were dealing with effects of the novel coronavirus.


Zoom gallery view of PT gradsPhysical Therapy Program Celebrates Accomplishments Virtually

Restrictions couldn’t keep the Physical Therapy (PT) Program at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) from overcoming the distance to meet virtually and celebrate the Class of 2020.


Congratulations Graduates: Class of 2020AΩA Medical Honor Society Announces Newest Members at a Social Distance

For the first time in its 65-year history, George Washington University’s (GW) Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AΩA) announced that this year’s AΩA graduation-week events, the annual AΩA grand rounds lecture and the awards banquet, were “unavoidably canceled,” due to the COVID-19 disruptions to the academic calendar.


2020 Cap and tassleKane King Dodek Society Reception Kicks Off Commencement Weekend

The George Washington University (GW) Commencement Weekend celebrations kicked off on May 13 with the 83rd annual Kane King Dodek Obstetrics Honor Society reception, honoring the year’s outstanding faculty, residents, and students.