Graduates, what a day to celebrate! As Dean of House Ross and Defender of Himmelfarb this will be the ninth and final time that I have had the honor of leading our MD commencement ceremony.
There was only one thing standing between medical students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Game of Thrones series finale Sunday, May 19: the 2019 MD Diploma Ceremony.
More than 600 students representing 27 health sciences programs at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) strode into Lisner Auditorium as family and friends cheered and waved them on..
“Sense memory” is a technique frequently used by actors that uses the five senses to aid in emotional recall, Adam Hartheimer explained to the graduates, faculty, family, and friends gathered to celebrate the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Physician Assistant (PA) Program Class of 2019 White Coat Ceremony on May 17.
On the cusp of graduation from medical school, advice to student inductees into the Annual Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AΩA) at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was simple: Follow a path that aligns with your mission and passion.
When Paul Wahlbeck, PhD, JD, looked out into the Lisner Auditorium audience at the George Washington University (GW) Columbian College School of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, he saw amazing potential staring back at him, he said. Wahlbeck, the interim dean of CCAS, presided over the May 16 ceremony, which celebrated the candidates who successfully earned their Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Psychology degrees.
After earning a daunting 109 credits over eight consecutive semesters, with 34 weeks of full-time education and training, the members of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program Class of 2019 gathered with faculty, family, and friends in the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre to celebrate their accomplishments and recognize the program’s highest achievers during the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) annual DPT Graduation Awards Ceremony on May 17.
Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, vice president for health affairs, Walter A. Bloedorn Professor of Administrative Medicine, and dean of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), was one of three recipients of the 43rd Annual George Washington Award during Commencement ceremonies on the National Mall May 19.
Please view our list of rewards for the class of 2019 MD Program.