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Every year, crews of Iñupiat men paddle from the northernmost reaches of Alaska into the Arctic Ocean in search of walruses, seals and bowhead whales.

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2021 Faculty Promotions, Tenure, Emeriti, and Service Recognition List

The 2021 list of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty members who have received promotions and tenure, as well as those granted emeriti professor status and service recognition.

2021 Faculty Promotions, Tenure, Emeriti, and Service Recognition List
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SMHS Receives Prestigious NIH T-32 Grant for HIV Research and Training Program

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) T-32 research training grant.

SMHS Receives Prestigious NIH T-32 Grant for HIV Research and Training Program
From left, PA students and Pap Smear Project members Laura Tiffany, Fatima Elgarguri, Alana Herran, and Abigail King.

A team of physician assistant students at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences received a $10,000 grant for The Pap Smear Project, designed to to address disparities in cervical cancer screening and mortality for uninsured women at the student-run Bridge to...

Today, Universal Health Services (UHS) and the George Washington University (GW) announce restructured terms of their long-standing partnership agreement and investment in the George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital).

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May 16, 2022 Featured News

Surgeons at the George Washington University (GW) Transplant Institute’s Liver Transplantation Program recently completed the institute’s first liver transplant. The institute expands much needed comprehensive liver care services for residents of Washington, D.C., and the surrounding communities...

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More than 150 MD program students presented abstracts, poster sessions, and selected oral presentations on a range of disciplines, such as clinical and translational science, clinical public health, and medical education-related research.

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May 13, 2022 Featured News

Members of the MD program Class of 2024 were joined by faculty, family, and friends to celebrate the 23rd Annual George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony.

May 13, 2022 Announcement

Juliet Lee, MD, associate professor of surgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received the 2022 Philip J. Wolfson Outstanding Teacher Award from the Association for Surgical Education at its national meeting in May 2022.

Faculty in the Media

Hana Akselrod, MD
Hana Akselrod, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on new research suggesting mouthwash and oral rinses might help reduce a person's risk for spreading...
Daniel Lieberman, MD
Daniel Lieberman, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment about daylight saving time and how people can navigate seasonal depression.
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, director of the GW Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic and professor of dermatology, spoke to Sinclair Broadcast Group for a segment on treating the side effects of breast cancer...

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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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