Barbara Lee Bass speaking at the podium

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Barbara Lee Bass, The Pioneer

An esteemed academic leader and surgeon who trained and taught at GW, Dr. Bass has established a pioneering career defined by excellence in patient care, educational innovation, interdisciplinary research and discovery and service.

Barbara Lee Bass, The Pioneer
Medical Facility workers rushing a patient to the ER

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A Clinical Response to an Epidemic

The latest Medicine + Health magazine highlights the role GW is playing in the gun violence epidemic, including through a trauma lecture series, research, emergency training, and student education.

A Clinical Response to an Epidemic
Signing the White Coat Book 2019

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The Medical Journey Begins

The MD Class of 2023 received a warm welcome at the SMHS White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony in August.

The Medical Journey Begins
November 14, 2011 Featured News

Braving morning temperatures below 40 degrees and a freak blast of winter weather the day before, a team of 61 George Washington University alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends joined more than 21,000 others to run in the 36th Annual Marine Corps Marathon and the Marine Corps 10-...

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November 10, 2011 Press Release

GW Cheney Cardiovascular Institute awards grants to advance research in the area of cardiology.

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November 07, 2011 Press Release

Dr. Jeffrey Berger has been appointed as physician advisor for the Office of International Medicine Programs.

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November 06, 2011 Press Release

Third year psychiatric resident, Brandon Kohrt, M.D., Ph.D., has been selected as one of ten Laughlin Fellows by the American College of Psychiatrists. The Laughlin Fellows are chosen from an elite pool of applicants deemed likely to make a significant contribution to the field of psychiatry....

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November 06, 2011 Press Release

Good news! We have created a brand new Facebook page and Twitter account for the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. This is your one-stop-shop for all SMHS-related updates, including information about upcoming events, the latest research to be published and finding out which faculty and...

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November 03, 2011 Featured News

If you want to assess a nation’s healthcare system, take a good look at its emergency medicine departments, said the speakers at “Emergency Care GPS,” a recent seminar at GW’s Jack Morton Auditorium.

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Faculty in the Media

James Simon, MD
James Simon, MD, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke to Healthline for an article about Addyi, or "female Viagra," and the research that suggests that it is safe to mix with...
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Vivek Jain, MD, director of the GW Sleep Disorders Center
Vivek Jain, MD, director of the GW Sleep Disorders Center, spoke to National Geographic about how to overcome jetlag when traveling.
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Christina Puchalski, MD ’94, RESD ’97 director of the GWish, spoke to WTOP for an article about teaching physicians how to have difficult conversations with patients about their conditions.
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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 Report Banner 2018

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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