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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There are dozens of questions surrounding COVID-19, and researchers at the George Washington University (GW) are intent on discovering the answers to them. Now, a coronavirus specimen bank will give investigators the tools they need to better understand this devastating virus.

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April 24, 2020 Featured News

Two teams from the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) advanced to the...

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Remote care is more important than ever as the COVID-19 pandemic forces many to stay home, particularly expectant mothers who could put not only their health at risk if exposed to the virus, but also the health of their unborn baby.

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April 22, 2020 Featured News

Students will relay messages about the impact climate change has on the health of the world in a video created by Medical Students for a Sustainable Future, a network of medical students who recognize climate change as an urgent threat to health and social justice.

Art that says 'virus has no nationality'

During the more than hour-long virtual event, faculty and students discussed disinformation about COVID-19, made recommendations on how to be inclusive of all perspectives, and offered advice on how to support vulnerable groups.

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April 15, 2020 Announcement

Two teams from the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences’ (SMHS) MD Program are set to make their mark in the final round of the GW New Venture Competition, April 16....

Faculty in the Media

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Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, shared tips with ABC News for how to boost mental health as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
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Michael Bell, MD, professor of pediatrics, spoke with ABC News for an article about some children who test positive for COVID-19 also experiencing symptoms for Kawasaki disease, a rare inflammatory...
Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology
Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology, spoke with WJLA-ABC7 for a segment on the increased use of telemedicine amid social distancing concerns.

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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