GW’s Academic Medical Enterprise Shows Its Support at the Annual Capital Pride Festival

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GW’s booth at the 2023 Pride Festival

Members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and The GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) showed their support for the Washington, D.C., LGBTQ+ community at the 48th Annual Capital Pride Festival, June 11.

The Festival on America’s Mainstreet, historic Pennsylvania Avenue, is the largest annual event in the national capital region, drawing crowds from across the metro region. Thousands turned out for the event to celebrate, educate, support, and inspire awareness and activism to theme of Peace, Love, Revolution.

In addition to faculty and staff from GW SMHS and the GW MFA, physicians and staff of the GW SAGA (Sexual Health and Gender Affirmation) Center and the GW Cancer Center, as well as from the GW Physical Therapy program and from GW Out for Health helped staff the health care information booth at the Pride month celebration, and a team from the GW MFA Operational Medicine provided the first aid/medical support for the annual event.

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