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
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February 26, 2021 Announcement

U.S. News and World Report ‘Best Hospitals’ survey is underway and GW physicians are asked to voice their support for GW Hospital.

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February 26, 2021 Announcement

New new coverage Tier 1 within university employee medical plans dedicated to care provided by GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) providers, promises lower copayments and lower employee coinsurance when GW employee plan holders are seen by a GW MFA provider.

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has selected Tamara “Tami” Ritsema, PhD, MPH, MMSc, PA-C, associate professor of physician assistant (PA) studies, to serve as the interim chair of the Department of PA Studies at GW SMHS, beginning on March 1,...

February 24, 2021 Research News, Press Release

The George Washington University announced today its participation in a Sanofi COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial. GW was selected as one of approximately 25 sites in the United States to launch a phase 2 study for its adjuvanted recombinant protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

President Joe Biden walks with Physician to the President and GW professor Kevin O'Connor, DO

Associate Professor of Health, Human Function, and Rehabilitation Sciences, and of Medicine, at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Kevin O’Connor, DO, was recently appointed to serve as the Physician to the President by 46th President of the United States...

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February 11, 2021 Featured News

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Office of Diversity and Inclusion is hosting a bystander training event, as part of the GW SMHS Anti-Racism Coalition (ARC) Education Serieson Feb. 17, from noon to 1:30 pm, titled “Moving Beyond Bystanding … to...

Faculty in the Media

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Joseph Zahn, MD, assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to Healthline for an article on various hi-tech tools people use on their skin and whether they are effective.
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Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to ABC News for an article on a new study that suggests women are more likely to experience symptoms of...
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to USA Today about whether face masks can cause staph infections.

Publications News

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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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