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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
August 10, 2022 Announcement, Research News

A research team led by Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, professor of dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has identified which acute symptom clusters may lead to long-term, chronic infection and which individuals are most likely to develop...

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August 09, 2022 Alumni News, Featured News

Members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD Program Class of 2026 took their first symbolic steps on their path toward becoming physicians during the 24th annual White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony.

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August 09, 2022 Featured News

Following the completion of its grant from the D.C. Department of Health, the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) COVID-19 Vaccine Center (GW Vaccine Center) discontinued its vaccination operations on Aug. 5, 2022.

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July 27, 2022 Announcement

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences has tapped Laura Evans Abate to serve as director of the GW Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library. Abate, who has served in the interim role since January, officially took on this role on July 1, 2022.

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty members Rohini Ganjoo, PhD, and Lisa Schwartz, EdD, have lent their expertise to two textbooks, which contain multiple contributions from GW.

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A new study, “Spirituality in Serious Illness and Health,” supported by the John Templeton Foundation and published in the in July 2022, suggests that addressing spirituality when caring for seriously ill patients may offer positive outcomes as part of a person-centered, value-sensitive program...

Faculty in the Media

Victoria Shanmugam, MD, associate professor of medicine
Victoria Shanmugam, MD, director of the Division of Rheumatology and professor of medicine, spoke to Tegna Broadcasting for a segment on whether COVID-19 vaccines are as effective for...
Aileen Chang, MD
Aileen Chang, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to FOX5 for a live segment about mosquito-borne diseases and how to prevent them.
Marie Borum, MD
Marie Borum, MD, director of the Division of Gastroenterology and professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post about perforated ulcers, what causes them, and how they are treated.

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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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