The bar has been set high for Anton Sidawy, M.D., M.P.H., who became chair of the Department of Surgery in the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences in December 2010.
During medical school, the majority of students’ curriculum is centered around the biomedical sciences and how to relieve a patient’s physical pain.
But little attention is paid in the clinical years to relieving a patient’s spiritual distress.
The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish) has received a one year, $300,000 contract from the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center (DCVAMC) to provide five training modules in spiritual care to interdisciplinary health care providers.
More formal study is needed of rescue efforts by international response teams after earthquakes in order to improve search and recovery efforts, according to a report by Anthony Macintyre, M.D., professor of Emergency Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The report was...
Jeanny Aragon-Ching, M.D. assistant professor of Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, says that the new drug denosumab is a welcome addition to the options available for treatment of metastatic prostate cancer.
Rahul Vanjani, a student at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been named a recipient of the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation’s 2011 Leadership Award. This award provides medical students, residents/fellows and early career physicians from...