Barbara Lee Bass speaking at the podium

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Barbara Lee Bass, The Pioneer

An esteemed academic leader and surgeon who trained and taught at GW, Dr. Bass has established a pioneering career defined by excellence in patient care, educational innovation, interdisciplinary research and discovery and service.

Barbara Lee Bass, The Pioneer
Medical Facility workers rushing a patient to the ER

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A Clinical Response to an Epidemic

The latest Medicine + Health magazine highlights the role GW is playing in the gun violence epidemic, including through a trauma lecture series, research, emergency training, and student education.

A Clinical Response to an Epidemic
Signing the White Coat Book 2019

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The Medical Journey Begins

The MD Class of 2023 received a warm welcome at the SMHS White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony in August.

The Medical Journey Begins
September 30, 2019 Announcement

Faculty at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) will take part in the American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR) 2019 Annual Meeting in November in Atlanta.

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September 30, 2019 Announcement, Research News

During a symposium on correctional policy, practice, and care for incarcerated members of the transgender community, held at the GW, stakeholders found that collaborative engagement could help further guidance for this vulnerable population.

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Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’84, Delivers His Last State of the School Address as Vice President and Dean
September 26, 2019 Alumni News, Featured News

George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD program alumni from the classes of 1969, ’74, ’79, ’84, ’89, ’94, ’99, and 2009 gathered in Ross Hall 101 to listen to Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, vice president for health affairs, Walter A.

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H Street Society
September 25, 2019 Alumni News, Featured News

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences inducted members of the MD Class of 1969 into the H Street Society during MD Reunion Weekend.

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September 25, 2019 Featured News

A new tradition at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) began on Sept. 19, as members of the school’s faculty gathered to be honored for their years of service, commitment to the institution, and great achievements made while working at SMHS.

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September 25, 2019 Research News, Press Release

The AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource has been renewed for five years with GW serving as the primary site.

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Faculty in the Media

Charles Samenow, MD
Charles Samenow, MD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to The Washington Post about dealing with the stress of returning to work after vacation.
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Marie Borum, MD
Marie Borum, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, was mentioned in The Washington Post's coverage of the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine. Borum presented at the conference on racial...
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Lauren Nelson, MD
Lauren Nelson, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke to Well + Good for an article on the most commonly asked questions OB-GYNs get about periods.
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Publications News

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 Report Banner 2018

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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