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
Doctors in scrubs with patient in Honduras
December 10, 2012 Featured News

For the third year in a row, Tracy and her team of cardiologists from the GW Heart & Vascular Institute traveled to the city of Comayagua, Honduras to bring specialized cardiac care to people in need.

December 09, 2012 Featured News

It was an unseasonably cold late-October afternoon, with Hurricane Sandy churning up the East Coast. Ominous skies threatened to unleash a downpour at any moment, but that didn’t keep the 13 members of the Challenger team off the baseball diamond at Barcroft Park in Arlington, Va.

December 06, 2012 Announcement

Michael Compton, M.D., M.P.H., professor and director of research initiatives in psychiatry and behavioral sciences and professor of prevention and community health at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Crisis...

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December 05, 2012 Featured News

Aiming to promote mentorship and its importance to the academic community, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National Medical Center (CTSI-CN), in collaboration with the George Washington University, hosted “Building the Next Generation of Academic Leaders: A Mentor...

December 02, 2012 Announcement

Karen Lewis, PhD, administrative director of the Clinical Learning and Simulation Skills Center at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been elected the next president of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators.

Christina M. Puchalski and Dean Akman pose for a photo with two others
November 30, 2012 Featured News

In an effort to create compassionate health care systems driven by dignity-based, person-centered care, The George Washington University Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish) hosted the first National Consensus Conference on Creating Compassionate Healthcare Systems, Nov. 28-30.

Faculty in the Media

Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine
Neal Sikka, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with AARP for an article about the uncommon symptoms of COVID-19 that people should know about.
Bruno Petinaux, MD
Bruno Petinaux, MD, chief medical officer at GW Hospital and clinical associate professor of emergency medicine, spoke with The Washington Post for an article on the COVID-19 response in D.C.,...
Jennifer Lee, MD head shot
Jennifer Lee, MD, clinical associate professor of emergency medicine, authored an article for CNN about the importance of effective communication and coordination in reopening the country from the...

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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