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Land of Ice and Fire

Every year, crews of Iñupiat men paddle from the northernmost reaches of Alaska into the Arctic Ocean in search of walruses, seals and bowhead whales.

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2021 Faculty Promotions, Tenure, Emeriti, and Service Recognition List

The 2021 list of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty members who have received promotions and tenure, as well as those granted emeriti professor status and service recognition.

2021 Faculty Promotions, Tenure, Emeriti, and Service Recognition List
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SMHS Receives Prestigious NIH T-32 Grant for HIV Research and Training Program

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) T-32 research training grant.

SMHS Receives Prestigious NIH T-32 Grant for HIV Research and Training Program
May 28, 2021 Announcement

Three orthopaedic surgery residents at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences published a study in which they surveyed orthopaedic surgery resident program directors to determine how the change in the medical licensing Step 1 exam would...

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In its traditional place, opening the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Commencement Week events, the Kane King Dodek Obstetrics Honor Society recognized this year’s outstanding faculty, residents, and students during its 84th annual induction and...

2021 Bender Award winners Paige McDonald (left) and Maranda Ward (right)

A pair of faculty members in the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Clinical Research and Leadership were among five GW professors to receive the 23rd Annual Morton A. Bender Teaching Awards.

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Members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD program Class of 2021, faculty members and alumni of the school, and friends and family from across the country and around the world once again gathered virtually to acknowledge and celebrate the...

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The Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society partnered with the Clara Bliss Hinds Society for Women in Medicine and Sciences, to add the inaugural Leadership in Medicine Lecture to its annual AΩA Visiting Professorship and AΩA Induction Ceremony. National Institutes of Health...

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May 25, 2021 Featured News

Over the course of the pandemic and the events of 2020 and 2021, the Rodham Institute has enhanced its goal of achieving health equity. Through community outreach and sustained work to eliminate health disparities and improve people’s lives, the Rodham Institute is making a difference throughout...

Faculty in the Media

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Neelu Tummala, MD, clinical assistant professor of surgery, authored an op-ed for Scientific American on the impacts climate change has on the human body.
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Marshall Summar, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to STAT News for an article on how telehealth can help speed up the diagnosis of rare diseases.
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Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, was quoted in an article from PBS NewsHour about how anxiety about the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting pregnant...

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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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