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

The Health Care Quality Program at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is among the first four programs to receive national certification by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.

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GW/AAKP Kidney Summit
June 10, 2019 Featured News

GW partnered with the American Association of Kidney Patients to co-host the Inaugural Global Innovations in Patient-Centered Kidney Care Summit.

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The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences Senior Associate Dean for Health Sciences Reamer Bushardt, PharmD, PA-C, DFAAPA and GW School of Nursing Dean Pamela Jeffries, PhD, RN participated in the Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education, April 17–18. 
 

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The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the GW School of Nursing have entered a five-year partnership with Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary.  

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The George Washington University has announced a first-of-its kind online program for a Master of Science in Health Sciences in Correctional Health Administration. This program is designed to prepare graduates to lead health care initiatives for incarcerated populations in U.S. jails or prisons...

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Sanjay B. Maggirwar, PhD, MBA, has been selected to serve as chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. 

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Faculty in the Media

Nazrat Mirza, ScD, associate professor of pediatrics
Nazrat Mirza, ScD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to NPR for a segment about how physicians can help children suffering with obesity.
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Robert Shesser, MD, chair for the Department of Emergency Medicine
Robert Shesser, MD, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, spoke to NBC4 for a segment about carbon monoxide poisoning and pulmonary edema.
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James L. Griffith, MD, chair for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
James Griffith, MD, Leon M. Yochelson Chair and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, spoke to The Washington Post for an article on panic attacks. The story was also covered by SFGate.
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Publications News

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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