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
Woman and man massaging a foot

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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
May 14, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON (May 14, 2012) – This week, several members of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) community will participate in the Beyond Flexner: Social Mission in Medical Education conference, focusing on the role of the social mission in the future of U.S.

May 10, 2012 Featured News

Two dozen 9th and 10th graders, dressed smartly in their school uniforms, gathered on the cafeteria floor. Each student kneeled in front of a Mini-Anne – an inflatable, portable mannequin – and used the palms of their hands to pump its chest to the beat of the 1970s Bee Gees song “Stayin’ Alive...

May 08, 2012 Featured News

“I’m here for my test!” exclaimed Sammie Whiting-Ellis as she strode below the “Free Stroke Screening” banner that hung across the entrance to the Eye Street Mall outside of the Foggy Bottom Metro station.

May 03, 2012 Featured News

Gloria Wilder, M.D., M.P.H., president and CEO of Core Health, arrived more than an hour late to the Interdisciplinary Student Community-Oriented Prevention Enhancement Service’s (ISCOPES) end-of-year celebration at the George Washington University, April 17. Despite leaving her home near...

May 03, 2012 Featured News

In late March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report estimating that about one out of every 88 children was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder in 2008. That’s a more than 20 percent increase from 2006 and a spike that’s dominated recent headlines nationwide....

May 02, 2012 Press Release

A new, streamlined text book, titled Neuro-Oncology, which is part of the Neurology in Practice Series, co-authored by Roger J. Packer, M.D., and David Schiff, M.D., provides a concise update on translational research and best clinical practices in a rapidly evolving discipline.

Faculty in the Media

Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke to Byrdie for an article discussing myths around retinol.
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair for the Department of Dermatology, spoke to Self.com for an article about skin toners and essences and how they work.
Terry Kind, MD, MPH, associate dean of clinical education and professor of pediatrics, spoke to Northern Virginia Magazine for an article on how to keep children safe and hydrated during the summer...

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 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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