The outcomes for patients in their 80s who received carotid endarterectomy (CEA) surgery to reduce the risk of stroke are comparable to those of younger patients, according to a study by George Washington University (GW) researchers published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery.
Christina Puchalski, MD ’94, RESD ’97, founding director of GWish, and colleagues at GW, received international attention for their innovative training for professionals in the often-neglected area of spiritual care.
In an “Ask the Expert” article published in FOCUS: The Journal of Lifelong Learning in Psychiatry, James Griffith, MD, provides guidance on how health care professionals can connect with remote and underserved populations.
A new survey from dermatology and emergency medicine researchers at GW suggests that the dermatology community is inadequately prepared for a biological disaster and would benefit from a formal preparedness training program.
Promoting self-directed learning (SDL) can be beneficial for medical student education, and a study published in Medical Science Educator by Pritha Ghosh, MD, assistant professor of neurology at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, offers curriculum design insight to promote SDL when using online self-assessment exams (SAE).