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
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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
Barbara Bass, MD

Barbara Lee Bass, a widely respected academic medicine leader, surgeon and researcher who completed her residency and served on faculty at the GW, has been named vice president for health affairs and dean of the SMHS.

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The editorial team of JAAPA, including Reamer L. Bushardt, PharmD, PA-C, DFAAPA, senior associate dean for health sciences, Harrison Reed, MMSc, PA-C, assistant professor of physician assistant studies, and Teri L. Capshaw, MBA, communications and editorial director for health sciences, was ...

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August 19, 2019 Alumni News, Featured News

The Legacy Brunch, an annual event held by the SMHS Office of Development and Alumni Relations, started in 2010 to honor ongoing alumni connections to the school and to celebrate family legacies in medicine at GW. 

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MD White Coat
August 16, 2019 Featured News

The MD Class of 2023 received a warm welcome at the SMHS White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony in August.

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August 16, 2019 Research News, Press Release

A team at the GW Cancer Center has identified the protein ERK as an important mechanism behind platinum-resistance in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.

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August 16, 2019 Announcement

The George Washington University has sold a portion of its royalty rights to sales of a drug originally developed at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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Faculty in the Media

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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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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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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