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
April 22, 2021 Announcement

The GW Department of Dermatology will have a strong presence at the upcoming American Academy of Dermatology Virtual Meeting Experience. The meeting will be held virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions, April 23-25.

April 16, 2021 Announcement

In a survey published in Academic Medicine, Katherine Chretien, MD, associate dean for student affairs and professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), assessed the prevalence and scope of wellness programs in medical schools in the...

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March 31, 2021 Featured News

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences MD Class of 2021 matched in some of the most significant residency programs across 32 states on Match Day, March 19. Their residency destinations included Johns Hopkins Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Children’s National Hospital (Children’s...

Follies 2021
March 29, 2021 Announcement

Congratulations to the 2021 Golden Apple awardees. The annual awards recognize GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences professors and residents for their contributions to and impact on students’ education.

Harleen Marwah
March 26, 2021 Announcement

Harleen Marwah, fourth-year medical student at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was selected as one of Grist's 50 Fixers for 2021.

The D.C. and Virginia chapters of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science will be holding their spring meeting on Saturday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET. Many faculty from GW will be participating.

Faculty in the Media

Hana Akselrod, MD
Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on new research suggesting mouthwash and oral rinses might help reduce a person's risk for spreading...
Daniel Lieberman, MD
Daniel Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment about daylight saving time and how people can navigate seasonal depression.
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, director of the GW Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic and professor of dermatology, spoke to Sinclair Broadcast Group for a segment on treating the side effects of breast cancer...

Publications News

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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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