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.
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.
Saba Ghorab, a second year medical student at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), remembers the day in January 2010 when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti.
Numerous studies and clinical trials have demonstrated that the use of Automated External Defibrillation devices (AEDs) can dramatically increase the survival rate of someone who suffers “sudden cardiac arrest,” (SCA), especially in high-density public places, such as shopping malls, hotels,...
Richard Kovar, MD ‘80, was named 2012 Family Physician of the Year by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Leonard Wartofsky, M.D., M.P.H., who earned four degrees from GW, was one of five distinguished alumni who received this year’s Alumni Achievement Awards. The award are the highest form of recognition that the University and the GW Alumni Association bestow upon alumni each year.