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
June 27, 2011 Press Release

Dr. James L. Griffith, professor and interim chair of Psychiatry and Neurology and director of the Psychiatry Residency Program at SMHS, was awarded the Creative Scholarship Award by the Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture (SSPC) at their annual meeting, June 2 – 4.

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June 16, 2011 Press Release

GW Hosts Two Sessions of “GO GIRL” Camp for Loudoun County High School Aged Girls Interested in Molecular Biology and Genomics

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June 16, 2011 Press Release

Dan O’Neill, a third-year medical student pursuing his MD/MPH at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and an HIV awareness activist, is one of 34 scholars, out of 2000 applicants, chosen to receive a scholarship from the Point Foundation.  The Point Foundation is the nation’s largest...

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June 15, 2011 Press Release

WASHINGTON (June 16, 2011) — Researchers from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) have been awarded a five-year, $500,000-per-year R01 grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health...

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June 05, 2011 Featured News

Kathryn Boling was not the conventional medical student. At 53 years old, she has raised two daughters, been through a divorce, had a 30-year career, and moved across the country to pursue her “life’s dream.”

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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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