Barbara Lee Bass speaking at the podium

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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
Medical Facility workers rushing a patient to the ER

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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

A research team led by Yanfen Hu, PhD, is studying the role of the tumor suppressor BRCA1 in the homologous recombination pathway of DNA double-strand break repair.

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Bust of George Washington on the George Washington University Foggy Bottom Campus
July 19, 2019 Featured News

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences announced the new emeriti faculty inductees as well as the promotions and tenure selections, effective July 1, 2019.

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Researchers at the GW Cancer Center found that sun safety practices for attendees at skin cancer screening events differ from the general public.

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July 09, 2019 Announcement

Steven Davis, MD, was recognized as the 2019 National Clerkship Director of the Year at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.

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Researchers in the GW Department of Dermatology found that collagen powder is just as effective in managing skin biopsy wounds as primary closure with non-absorbable sutures.

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Incoming class of Physician Assistant students don their white coats.
July 02, 2019 Featured News

A little over a month ago, a new class of PA students walked onto the GW Foggy Bottom Campus, and on June 28, they took another major step in their professional aspirations by donning short white coats during convocation. 

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Faculty in the Media

Lawrence “Bopper” Deyton, MD ’85, MSPH, senior associate dean for clinical public health and Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, spoke to The Atlantic for an article on Whitman-...
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Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair for the Department of Dermatology, spoke to Self.com for an article about skin toners and essences and how they work.
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Terry Kind, MD, MPH, associate dean of clinical education and professor of pediatrics, spoke to Northern Virginia Magazine for an article on how to keep children safe and hydrated during the summer...
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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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