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

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the GW School of Nursing have entered a five-year partnership with Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary.  

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The George Washington University has announced a first-of-its kind online program for a Master of Science in Health Sciences in Correctional Health Administration. This program is designed to prepare graduates to lead health care initiatives for incarcerated populations in U.S. jails or prisons...

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Sanjay B. Maggirwar, PhD, MBA, has been selected to serve as chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. 

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June 05, 2019 Announcement

A new position paper by lead author Philip J. Candilis, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at SMHS, examines principles that should guide the health care profession’s response to physician impairment.

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picture of Art Sober, MD '68, BA '65, and Johnathan Minto, SMHS '19, recipient of the 2017 David Perry Steinman Scholarship
June 01, 2019 Alumni News, Giving News

As a longtime supporter of student scholarships and a former scholarship recipient, Art Sober, ‘68, BA ‘65, credits the education and financial support he received from GW for giving him the background to succeed.

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Stars for MD Awards

Congrats to the MD program awards winners in the Class of 2019 

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Faculty in the Media

Katherine Douglass, MD
Katherine Douglass, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke to NPR for an article about common electric scooter-related injuries.
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James Simon, MD
James Simon, MD, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke to Healthline for an article about Addyi, or "female Viagra," and the research that suggests that it is safe to mix with...
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Shawneequa Callier, JD
Shawneequa Callier, JD, associate professor of clinical research and leadership, spoke to PBS' NOVA for an article about how the lack of diversity in genetic research hinders the ability of...
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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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