Emergency Medicine

A team of researchers, led by Sonal Batra, MD, MST, associate professor of emergency medicine and of health policy and management at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, published a study in JAMA Network Open on the commitment of U.S.-based dental, medical, and…
A $1 million gift from Ulvi M. and Reykhan Kasimov seeks to advance development of a new technique that uses RNA transcript levels to identify biomarkers in the blood stream, which can help detect active infections in the body.
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences students and physicians hosted a “civic health check-up” on Sept. 26 at the GW Hospital in an effort to increase area residents’ voter registration numbers.
Yolanda Haywood, MD, RESD ’87, BS ’81, CERT ’04, professor of emergency medicine, was selected to serve as the senior associate dean for diversity and faculty affairs for the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, effective Aug.1, 2021. 
Steven Davis, MD, student clerkship director and associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, will serve as interim assistant dean for student affairs for the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
GW researchers found low dose aspirin may reduce the need for mechanical ventilation, ICU admission and in-hospital mortality in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Final results indicating the lung protective effects of aspirin were published today in Anesthesia & Analgesia.
The GW clinical enterprise — GW Hospital, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences— are reaching out to newly vaccinated members of the GW community to serve as GW COVID-19 Vaccine Ambassadors to answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines and help…
When it comes to protecting health care workers, it’s not just personal protective equipment that’s needed but also emotional protections, according to an editorial co-authored by faculty members at the SMHS and published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine.
Third-year MD student King John Pascual and mentor Ali Pourmand, MD, from SMHS are presenting findings at the American College of Emergency Physicians on the role of Google searches during the early phase of the pandemic in the U.S.
Congratulations to Louisa Howard, fourth-year MD student at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, for being selected as a 2020 Pisacano Scholar.