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
Clara Bliss Hinds Society

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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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The two-year grant will bring together faculty members from SMHS, the GW School of Nursing, and the Milken Institute School of Public Health at GW for an interprofessional educational approach.

April 30, 2020 Announcement, Press Release

The D.C. Government, GW’s Academic Medical Enterprise, and Universal Health Services have finalized a non-binding memorandum of agreement to enter into negotiations to support the establishment and operation of a hospital and health care services on the St. Elizabeths campus in Southeast, D.C....

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April 29, 2020 Featured News

A group of leading experts in the fields of wellness and longevity discussed topics including nutrition, precision medicine, lifestyle medicine, and health data during the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) third annual Patrick & Marguerite Sung...

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As the response to the  pandemic grew, Jeffrey Williams, MD, assistant professor at SMHS, saw a potential need for medical scribes to ease the workload facing physicians. He realized SMHS students would fit the bill perfectly.

April 28, 2020 Featured News

Congratulations to Kirsten Brown, PhD, associate professor of anatomy and cell biology at SMHS, who received the 2020 Morton A. Bender Teaching Award, as well as to the numerous SMHS faculty members inducted into the Society of the Emeriti.

April 28, 2020 Press Release

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences has experts available to speak for news stories during Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

Faculty in the Media

Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine
Michael Knight, MD, assistant professor of medicine, spoke to WUSA9 for a segment on best practices for wearing face masks and when you should wear one.
William Borden, MD, associate professor of medicine
William Borden, MD, chief quality and population health officer and associate professor of medicine, spoke with WTOP for an article on COVID-19 and how it impacts patients with heart health concerns.
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke with The Washington Post for an article on how to alleviate skin irritation caused by wearing face masks.

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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