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
July 01, 2019 Announcement

A new study published in the Journal of Investigative Medicine has found that the SMHS Clinical and Translational Research Scholarly Concentration is effective in training physician-researchers.

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Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. has entered into a sponsored research agreement with GW to explore the potential use of Aprepitant for topical and/or systemic therapy to counter the dermatological related side-effects of Erlotinib therapy in cancer patients.

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June 26, 2019 Announcement

Congratulations to Dara Baker, third-year MD student at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), who was named as a fellow in the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) 2019–20 Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP).

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A recent survey found patients with psoriasis frequently use complementary or alternative therapies to treat their symptoms

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Cherinne Arundel, MD; Gurusher Panjrath, MD; Charles Faselis, MD; Richard M. Allman, MD; and Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH, all of SMHS, authored a study finding that patients with heart failure who have a systolic blood pressure less than 130 mmHg are at a higher risk of worse outcomes.

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June 18, 2019 Featured News

“Incorporating the Arts to Improve the Health and Wellbeing of Washington, D.C.” brought out community leaders and clinicians to the 6th Annual Rodham Institute Summit.

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Faculty in the Media

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at the GW Cancer Center
Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, associate center director of patient-centered initiatives and health equity at GW Cancer Center, spoke to LIVESTRONG for an article about what is being done in the current...
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Tenagne Haile-Mariam, MD
Tenagne Haile-Mariam, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke to BBC News for an article about proper etiquette when you sneeze or have a cough.
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Keith Mortman, MD, associate professor of surgery, spoke to Gray DC for an article about a congressional effort to raise the legal age for tobacco products from 18 to 21.
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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 Report Banner 2018

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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