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
Clara Bliss Hinds Society

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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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September 10, 2020 Featured News

SMHS providers and students are working to increase the District of Columbia’s registration numbers by reaching out to potential voters in an unusual place: the emergency department.

WAMU - Maryland Is Days Away From Buying, Deploying 25,000 Rapid COVID-19 Tests

Monica Lypson, MD, professor of medicine, spoke to WAMU for article about the status of rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 in the Washington, D.C. region.

September 09, 2020 Research News, Press Release

The retrospective study from a team at GW found that spironolactone may be safe to treat female pattern hair loss in breast cancer survivors.

Today Show - Is It Safe for Kids to Return to School? Dr. Kavita Patel Discusses

Kavita Patel, MD, MSHS, adjunct associate professor of emergency medicine, was on the Today Show to discuss the safety of children as they return to school.

Self -We're Basically All Struggling With Mental Health Right Now—Let's Normalize It

Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to Self for an article on why it's important to normalize what it means to stuggle with mental health.

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August 31, 2020 Announcement, Featured News

The George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates’ Department of Orthopaedic Surgery will be opening for orthopaedic specialty care walk-in services for GW employees and their families.

Faculty in the Media

Vivek Jain, MD, director of the GW Sleep Disorders Center
Vivek Jain, MD, director of the GW Center for Sleep Disorders and associate professor of medicine, spoke to DCist for an article on why people might be having difficulty sleeping during the COVID-19...
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David Diemert, MD, professor of medicine, was live on The Kojo Nnamdi Show for a segment about the progress of COVID-19 vaccine trials and what people can expect.
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Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to The Washington Post for an article about the impacts pandemic stress has on children with OCD.

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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