There is one thing in which each of us is an expert: ourselves. But when it comes to perception of HIV risk, we only think we know ourselves, said Jeremy Brown, M.D., assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
With programs and projects spanning the world, The George Washington University Medical Center’s influence is increasingly global. But at the eighth annual Foggy Bottom/West End Block Party, October 17, its mission stayed close to home.
Washington, DC – The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, The GW Medical Faculty Associates, and The GW Hospital announced today the appointment of Anton N. Sidawy, M.D., M.P.H., as the new Chairman of the Department of Surgery.
Playing the role of a 46-year-old African American woman with a lump in her breast was a trying experience for Ireal Johnson, a first-year medical student at the GW Medical Center, who found herself shuffled between examination rooms and specialists during the third annual “A Walk in my Shoes”...
When it comes to quantitative issues in health care, there is no shortage of statistics, polls, rates, or dates. Qualitative issues, however, are another story. While quality of care is of upmost importance, its evaluation and promotion are not so simple.
I t should have been a routine sonogram. Health officials in rural Thailand, who had been tracking the presence of a parasitic worm in the local population, were checking a 50-year-old woman’s gall bladder for inflammation — a clear indication of the presence of the parasite — nothing more.