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Dual-Degree MD/MPH Program Helps Students Link Patient Care to the Community

A Broader Perspective on Health Care
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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

Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, was the senior author and Richard M. Allman, MD, clinical professor of medicine, was a co-author on a paper that found stopping digoxin in some patients with heart failure is linked to higher risk of death and hospital readmission. 

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July 26, 2019 Featured News

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences hosted a multitude of summer programs for high school and undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in medicine, the health professionsm or research.

A research team led by Yanfen Hu, PhD, is studying the role of the tumor suppressor BRCA1 in the homologous recombination pathway of DNA double-strand break repair.

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July 19, 2019 Featured News

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences announced the new emeriti faculty inductees as well as the promotions and tenure selections, effective July 1, 2019.

Researchers at the GW Cancer Center found that sun safety practices for attendees at skin cancer screening events differ from the general public.

July 09, 2019 Announcement

Steven Davis, MD, was recognized as the 2019 National Clerkship Director of the Year at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.

Faculty in the Media

Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology
Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke to BuzzFeed News for an article on a viral tweet recommending natural birth control options.
Nazrat Mirza, ScD, associate professor of pediatrics
Nazrat Mirza, ScD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to NPR for a segment about how physicians can help children suffering with obesity.
Robert Shesser, MD, chair for the Department of Emergency Medicine
Robert Shesser, MD, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, spoke to NBC4 for a segment about carbon monoxide poisoning and pulmonary edema.

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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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