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Dual-Degree MD/MPH Program Helps Students Link Patient Care to the Community

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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
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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
October 27, 2011 Featured News

Christie Teal, M.D., assistant professor of Surgery in the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and director of the GW Breast Care Center, arrived at the Center’s annual luncheon, Oct 20, with a newly cropped hairdo.

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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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Faculty in the Media

Robert Shesser, MD, chair for the Department of Emergency Medicine
Robert Shesser, MD, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, spoke to NBC4 for a segment about carbon monoxide poisoning and pulmonary edema.
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James L. Griffith, MD, chair for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
James Griffith, MD, Leon M. Yochelson Chair and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on panic attacks. The story was also covered by SFGate.
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Kofi Essel, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics
Kofi Essel, MD '11, MPH '17, assistant professor of pediatrics, spoke to Today Online for an article about obesity and teaching physicians to have empathy for their patients.
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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 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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