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
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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
October 25, 2011 Featured News

At its best, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is “the common cold of psychiatric illness,” according to Robert Ursano, M.D. Like a cold, its symptoms are common and usually temporary. 

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October 18, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Oct. 19, 2011)—Anton Sidawy, M.D., M.P.H., professor of Surgery in the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received the President’s Award for Leadership, one of four annual awards from the Vascular Disease Foundation (VDF).

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October 13, 2011 Press Release

The WASH Advocacy Initiative will host a Global Handwashing Day event to celebrate and promote handwashing with soap.

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October 12, 2011 Press Release

Anne Sagalyn, M.D. ‘81, assistant clinical professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, had an article published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, titled “A Little Hyponatremia.” The article details Dr.

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October 02, 2011 Featured News

At first glance, the physician workforce in Washington, D.C. looks robust: about one licensed physician for every 60 residents. That’s far higher than the nationwide ratio of about one doctor for every 300 Americans.  

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October 02, 2011

WASHINGTON (October 3, 2011)—The Katzen Cancer Research Center is pleased to announce that Leo Schargorodski has joined the Center as its inaugural executive director. Previously, Mr.

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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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Publications News

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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eNewsletter Banner 2018

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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