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The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences community turned out to celebrate the installation of three leading faculty members into endowed positions — Robert Sterling, MD, as the Dr. John P. Adams Research Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery; and Dominic Raj, MD, as…

As of 2021 it is estimated that world-wide the number of refugees and asylum-seekers is over 31 million. While academics and researchers have been attempting to capture global and domestic attitudes towards these vulnerable groups, many of these studies will report biased findings and influence…

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Edward M. Barksdale, MD, FACS, FAAS, surgeon in chief, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital will be the keynote speaker for the 2023 GW MD Graduation and Diploma Ceremony on May 21, 2023, in Lisner…

George Washington University (GW) is excited to share that it launched its chapter of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) on the 26th of April, 2023. The NAI is an esteemed organization that honors academic inventors and acknowledges the impact of their groundbreaking discoveries on society…

Three teams from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences advanced to the finals in the Health Care and Life Sciences track of the GW Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s New Venture Competition April 13.

First-year medical student Callen Morrison received the 14th Annual Marilyn J. Koering Award, April 6. The award — named in honor of Marilyn Koering, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Anatomy and Cell Biology, who taught at GW for 34 years — is presented each year to a first-year medical student for…

Endowed health policy fellowship will grow GW’s family medicine specialty and improve health equity throughout the District.

The George Washington University’s Iranian Student Association, the GW Global Women’s Institute, and the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Clara Bliss Hinds Society hosted “Raise High for Social Justice: GW Supporting the Women of Iran,” a discussion of the roles that women have…

A new combination drug treatment showed promising results in patients with pan-refractory, recurrent/metastatic head and neck cancer, according to a study published today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

The Office of International Medicine Programs (IMP) at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has just initiated a six-year contract with Ibn Sina University for Medical Sciences (ISUMS), the first private medical school in Amman, Jordan.