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
Hillary Clinton

In a recent virtual event, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jehan “Gigi” El-Bayoumi, MD, RESD ’88, founding director of the GW Rodham Institute, spoke about a range of topics, including COVID-19 and the recent protests over the killing of George Floyd.

The New York Times - Growing a Family in the Shadow of a Pandemic

Timing is everything, especially when deciding when to start a family. In the face of a pandemic, however, uncertainty surrounding health implications and financial security are compounded. Everyone should look to their own values and priorities and make decisions, said Pooja Lakshmin, MD,...

Research led by Nadine Mbuyi, MD, found that gout patients spend longer time in the ED than the national median across all medical illnesses.

COVID testing sample

Testing is an important part of flattening the curve and stopping the spread of COVID-19, and nonprofit Bread for the City is working hard to offer testing to underserved residents, an effort made successful with the help of students from SMHS.

WAMU - For Black Emergency Doctors In Washington, The Pandemic Is Personal

Janice Blanchard, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine and Marcee Wilder, MD, research instructor of emergency medicine, spoke with WAMU-FM for a story about the concerns of black physicians treating COVID-19 patients.

WTOP - Psychiatrist Offers Tips for Stress Reduction Amid Demonstrations, Pandemic

Daniel Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke with WTOP News for an article about how people can deal with stress while navigating the current news cycle revolving around COVID-19 and national demonstrations.

Faculty in the Media

Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics
Roberta DeBiasi, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to USA Today for an article about the decision on whether schools should reopen in the fall amid COVID-19.
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Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, penned an op-ed for The New York Times on how parents can cope with the anxiety of back-to-school decisions for...
James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine
James Phillips, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, co-authored an op-ed for The New York Times on how schools can plan to reopen safely.

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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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