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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.