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

Cherinne Arundel, MD; Gurusher Panjrath, MD; Charles Faselis, MD; Richard M. Allman, MD; and Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH, all of SMHS, authored a study finding that patients with heart failure who have a systolic blood pressure less than 130 mmHg are at a higher risk of worse outcomes.

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“Incorporating the Arts to Improve the Health and Wellbeing of Washington, D.C.” brought out community leaders and clinicians to the 6th Annual Rodham Institute Summit.

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Clinical Public Health Summit
June 18, 2019 Featured News

Third-year medical students kicked off their final Clinical Public Health Summit with a panel and presentations by graduating fourth-year students.

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Kimberly Cabe, FNP-BC, a graduate student in the Integrative Medicine Program, was awarded a grant from the BUCK Cancer Foundation.

Kimberly Cabe, FNP-BC, a graduate student in the Integrative Medicine Program, was awarded a grant from the BUCK Cancer Foundation.

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Kenneth Harwood, PhD, PT, director of the Health Care Quality Program, research director for the PT Program, and associate professor of clinical research and leadership at SMHS, co-authored a paper that received the 2019 John M. Eisenberg Article-of-the-Year in Health Services Research.

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SMHS was selected by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Education as a recipient of the 2019 Creating Excellence Business & Industry Partnership Award for Region 4. The awards are presented annually to recognize exemplary programs and partnerships.

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Faculty in the Media

Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to Gray DC for a segment about proposed legislation to improve mental health services for veterans.
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Marijane Hynes, MD, clinical professor of medicine, spoke to Hearst TV for a segment about proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology
Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke to BuzzFeed News for an article on a viral tweet recommending natural birth control options.
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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 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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