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Barbara Lee Bass, The Pioneer

An esteemed academic leader and surgeon who trained and taught at GW, Dr. Bass has established a pioneering career defined by excellence in patient care, educational innovation, interdisciplinary research and discovery and service.

Barbara Lee Bass, The Pioneer
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A Clinical Response to an Epidemic

The latest Medicine + Health magazine highlights the role GW is playing in the gun violence epidemic, including through a trauma lecture series, research, emergency training, and student education.

A Clinical Response to an Epidemic
Signing the White Coat Book 2019

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The Medical Journey Begins

The MD Class of 2023 received a warm welcome at the SMHS White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony in August.

The Medical Journey Begins
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November 15, 2019 Featured News

A historic milestone for the George Washington University (GW), GW Hospital, and the Washington, D.C., community was achieved on Nov. 8 with the opening of a helipad on the hospital’s roof, expanding access to lifesaving care in the region.

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November 14, 2019 Featured News

A drug developed at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), GIAPREZA, can increase dangerously low blood pressure in life-threatening situations, offering the potential to help hundreds of thousands of patients in the United States.

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November 14, 2019 Research News, Press Release

A joint group of researchers at the George Washington University and the University of Pittsburgh have found that dopamine and the dopamine D2 receptor modulate expression via the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway. This pathway is responsible for control of cell proliferation and organ identity...

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November 05, 2019 Announcement

Congratulations to Lee Beers, MD, FAAP, of Children’s National Hospital and SMHS, who was elected to be president of the American Academy of Pediatrics starting in January 2020. 

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November 04, 2019 Press Release

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP, will join the faculty at GW and establish the GW Center for Culinary Medicine.

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Leadership and award recipients at the GW Institute for Spirituality and Health's special fall celebration on Oct. 23, 2019

The GW Institute for Spirituality and Health, housed within the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has received a $500,000 gift from the Kanarek Family Foundation to support its Interprofessional Spiritual Care Education Curriculum.

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Faculty in the Media

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Robert Turner II, PhD, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, spoke to The New York Times for an article on the challenges NFL athletes can face when choosing between medical...
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Kaylan Baban, MD, MPH, Chief Wellness Officer
Kaylan Baban, MD, chief wellness officer and assistant professor of medicine, spoke to Mic for an article on the efficacy of anti-infammatory diets.
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Rachel Brem, MD, director of breast imaging and intervention at the GW Cancer Center and professor of radiology, spoke to NBC News for an article about a woman who found out she had breast cancer...
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Publications News

M+ H Spring 2019 magazine with the story "full circle" cover

GW Medicine + Health

Medicine + Health is the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science’s flagship publication. This award-winning, biannual magazine showcases the research and clinical expertise of the SMHS faculty, who are working to overcome some of today’s most challenging and persistent health problems.

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Progress Reports

SMHS Progress Report is an award-winning publication offering an annual overview of the achievements of the faculty, students, residents, and alumni of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and its clinical partners — the GW Hospital, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and Children’s National Health System — during the academic year.

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SMHS eNewsletter

SMHS eNewsletter is a monthly internal-audience featuring many of the top news and events taking place at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science each month.

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