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
April 03, 2020 Press Release

The GW Medical Enterprise will begin drive-through testing for COVID-19 on Monday, April 6, 2020.

New England Journal of Medicine article

Health care professionals recently published an article looking to answer a vital question for the current times: How can medical resources be allocated fairly during the COVID-19 pandemic? The article is co-authored by James Phillips, MD.

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Students at SMHS may not, right now, be able to use their burgeoning medical knowledge to make a direct impact in a health care setting, but they are finding unique ways to help the workers on the front lines of this battle. 

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As the GW community, and the country, continue to learn the full impact a public health crisis can have, SMHS is keeping students, faculty, and staff informed about clinical public health through a new online Learning Lab educational series.

Yuan Rao and Destie Provenzano showing off the masks

When planning their wedding, Yuan James Rao, MD, director of brachytherapy at the GW Cancer Center and assistant professor of radiology at SMHS, and Destie Provenzano, a PhD candidate in the GW Department of Biomedical Engineering, had no idea the day would land amid a global health crisis.

Daniel Z. Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at GW SMHS

Daniel Z. Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), discusses strategies for managing the isolation and stress brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Faculty in the Media

Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke with CNN about the toll coronavirus-related stress has on skin.
Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine
Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with AARP for an article about the uncommon symptoms of COVID-19 that people should know about.
Bruno Petinaux, MD
Bruno Petinaux, MD, chief medical officer at GW Hospital and clinical associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with The Washington Post for an article on the COVID-19 response in D.C.,...

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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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