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
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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
GW physicians administer COVID-19 tests at a temporary GW drive-up testing center

Washington, D.C., taps GW expertise to help develop a plan to reopen the city following weeks of manditory stay at home orders in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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Every day Americans face myriad hardships as the COVID-19 pandemic continues without end. One major challenge is mental health.

A survey from the George Washington University evaluated whether patients consider a dermatologist’s social media presence when looking for a doctor

People in masks receiving meals

For the GW Rodham Institute, providing help to marginalized populations during COVID-19 is about the needs of the community. “We need to provide community-led solutions,” she said. “... [W]e are the conveners, connectors, and catalyzers based on what the community tells us it needs most.”

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As COVID-19 continues its global impact, attendees of the second SMHS virtual Learning Lab were educated on the effects of the virus on marginalized communities throughout the United States.

A survey from the GW Cancer Center highlights the influence of supportive oncodermatology on patient quality of life.

Faculty in the Media

Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke with CNN about the toll coronavirus-related stress has on skin.
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.,...

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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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