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 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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September 27, 2011 Featured News

Margaret Plack, P.T., Ed.D., interim senior associate dean for the Health Sciences at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), says her passion for education is attributable in part to her father, who loved the dictionary.

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Faculty in the Media

Vishal A. Patel, MD
Vishal Patel, MD, director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program at GW Cancer Center and assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to Today Online for an article on nail melanoma.
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Bernhard Wiedermann
Bernhard Wiedermann, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke to Healthline about measles in an article about a mother who shared a viral photo of her infant with measles.
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Kaylan Baban, MD, chief wellness officer and assistant professor of medicine, was live on The Kojo Nnamdi Show (WAMU 88.5) to discuss indoor air pollution.
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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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