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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
September 30, 2019 Announcement, Research News

During a symposium on correctional policy, practice, and care for incarcerated members of the transgender community, held at the GW, stakeholders found that collaborative engagement could help further guidance for this vulnerable population.

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Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’84, Delivers His Last State of the School Address as Vice President and Dean
September 26, 2019 Alumni News, Featured News

George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD program alumni from the classes of 1969, ’74, ’79, ’84, ’89, ’94, ’99, and 2009 gathered in Ross Hall 101 to listen to Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, vice president for health affairs, Walter A.

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H Street Society
September 25, 2019 Alumni News, Featured News

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences inducted members of the MD Class of 1969 into the H Street Society during MD Reunion Weekend.

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September 25, 2019 Featured News

A new tradition at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) began on Sept. 19, as members of the school’s faculty gathered to be honored for their years of service, commitment to the institution, and great achievements made while working at SMHS.

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September 25, 2019 Research News, Press Release

The AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource has been renewed for five years with GW serving as the primary site.

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September 24, 2019 Alumni News, Featured News

Dipping one’s toes into social mediacan at times seem daunting, but it can also be incredibly helpful and rewarding, said Hope Jackson, MD ’09, RESD ’16, assistant professor of surgery at SMHS, at the Annual Frank Miller Lecture.

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Faculty in the Media

Linda Fu, MD, associate professor of pediatrics
Linda Fu, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, shared her five biggests for back-to-school for parents in an article for Northern Virginia Magazine. 
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Robert Turner II, PhD, assistant professor of clinical research and leadership, spoke to FOX Sports for an article discussing why NFL games attract such a large audience.
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Charles Samenow, MD
Charles Samenow, MD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to The Washington Post about dealing with the stress of returning to work after vacation.
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Publications News

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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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