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
May 24, 2012 Featured News

After a bagpipe procession set the tone for the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) M.D. diploma ceremony May 20, Jeffrey Akman, M.D., interim vice president for health affairs and dean of SMHS, warmly welcomed the class of 2012.

May 21, 2012 Featured News

On May 18, the GW Doctor of Physical Therapy program held its annual Commencement Awards Ceremony. The event serves as an occasion to recognize the great work of the students, and faculty and their dedication to the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, to GW, and to the community.

May 21, 2012 Featured News

The M.D. Class of 2012 was decked out in formal attire and headed to the Ritz Carlton to attend the 2012 Class Gala, on Friday evening.

May 21, 2012 Press Release

GW Professor, Dr. Michael Irwig, author of a 2011 study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, titled, “Persistent Sexual Side Effects of Finasteride for Male Pattern Hair Loss,” is available to speak with media about the recent changes required by the FDA to include a warning about...

Develop the right mentors, continue to learn, and be open and alert. These were words of advice given by Jonathan Himmelfarb, M.D. ’83, professor of Medicine and Joseph W.

Faculty in the Media

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine
Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on how to properly care for and clean different types of face masks.
Gary Simon, MD, PhD, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research
Gary Simon, MD, PhD, Walter G. Ross Professor of Clinical Research and director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, spoke to Fox News about two coronavirus patients who tested positive for the...
Hana Akselrod, MD
Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to InsideClimate News about climate change's role in the increased spread of zoonotic diseases in recent decades.

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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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