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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
May 22, 2019 Press Release

Kaylan A. Baban, MD, MPH, will serve as the inaugural Chief Wellness Officer for GW’s medical enterprise — GW Hospital, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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May 20, 2019 Press Release

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, in partnership with the American Association of Kidney Patients is hosting the first ever Global Summit on Innovations in Patient-Centered Kidney Care.

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May 17, 2019 Featured News

On the cusp of graduation from medical school, advice to student inductees into the Annual Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AΩA) at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was simple: Follow a path that aligns with your mission and passion.

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MD student Simone Bernstein
May 17, 2019 Announcement

MD student Simone Bernstein has been recognized in her hometown of St. Louis as one of the 2019 St. Louis Women of Achievement.

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May 17, 2019 Announcement

Walter Jean, MD, published "Skull Base Surgery: Strategies" to show residents and medical students how neurosurgeons think.

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May 17, 2019 Announcement

First-year MD student Rehema Thomas was accepted into the American Society of Radiation Oncology’s Minority Summer Fellowship.

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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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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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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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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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