Patients and Friends

At George Washington, we pursue the art of healing. Patients at the GW Hospital and the GW Medical Faculty Associates not only receive the most effective and compassionate care available, but also benefit from the dynamic education and groundbreaking research provided by the School of Medicine and…
Four years ago, Jose Reyes found out he had stage four kidney disease. He was put on transplant lists in Washington, D.C. and in Maryland, but as he started dialysis, his health was deteriorating. For nearly nine months, he waited.
In 2013, Danette Cunningham, 47, was driving her car when she unexpectedly blacked out and crashed. She had no idea what happened, and didn’t drive for four months. After replacing her car, Danette blacked out again while driving.
Maurice Lucas, a kidney donation recipient, met his donor, Jane Bishop, for the first time at the GW Transplant Institute.