Dean Barbara Bass, MD

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GW SMHS Welcomes Barbara L. Bass, MD

GW SMHS Welcomes the New Dean and MFA Chief Executive Officer Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD '86

GW SMHS Welcomes Barbara L. Bass, MD
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2019 PT Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate on National Exam

For the 10th year, all of the graduates from the SMHS Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy successfully passed the National Physical Therapy Licensing Examination on their first attempt.

2019 PT Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate on National Exam
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Clara Bliss Hinds Society Supports Women at SMHS

The society is career and leadership development organization within SMHS aimed at enhancing the work environment for women and promoting equity in promotion, tenure, and recognition of women throughout the school.

Clara Bliss Hinds Society Supports Women at SMHS
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Dozens of George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) physician assistant (PA) students logged into Zoom on April 10 to participate in a virtual Follies, the annual skit-filled show usually held live near the end of the spring semester.

U.S. Olympians McKenzie Coan and Maggie Steffens

U.S. Olympians McKenzie Coan and Maggie Steffens will lead a 30-minute webinar about resilience in the face of the pandemic on April 15 at 12:30 p.m.

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The new COVID-19 social distancing recommendations can be hard on everyone. Among elderly populations loneliness can have a wide range of negative effects on both physical and mental health.

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Every day new details emerge about COVID-19 and how the pandemic is impacting the Washington, D.C., region.

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To honor social distancing requirements, while still meeting its educational mission, SMHS is using creativity and ingenuity to take learning online.

Anthony R. Artino Jr., PhD, recently joined SMHS as professor in the Department of Health, Human Function and Rehabilitation Sciences.

Faculty in the Media

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Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, authored an op-ed for NBC News about how parents can help their children adjust to school closures and being home...
Katrina Hawkins, MD
Katrina Hawkins, MD, assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine, penned an article about her experience as an ICU physician during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sanjay B. Maggirwar, PhD, MBA, chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Sanjay Maggirwar, PhD, chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, spoke to WSUA9 for a segment on the efficacy of some DIY remedies to protect against coronavirus.

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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