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October 19, 2022

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences is recruiting participants for the final stage of a clinical trial to evaluate two Omicron-specific vaccines. The study, known as the COVID-19 Variant Immunologic Landscape (COVAIL) trial, is sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and…

October 14, 2022

At a moment when the global COVID-19 pandemic is finally loosening its grip on the public consciousness as an object of existential dread, a new fear has swept in to supplant it: nuclear annihilation. Assistant Professor Amir Afkhami, MD, from the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences…

October 11, 2022

Washington, D.C., leaders and representatives from Universal Health Services, the George Washington (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), cut the ribbon on a new Cedar Hill Urgent Care Center, part of the broader $403 million project that…

October 4, 2022

The George Washington University Institute for Spirituality (GWish) recently announced the recipients of five $100,000 grants in support of demonstration projects to develop and implement interprofessional spiritual care models that can be tested in multiple health settings.

September 22, 2022

Second-Year Medical Student Cecilia Velarde De La Via discusses the health care experience for members of the Hispanic community and the significance of Hispanic Heritage Month to her.

September 21, 2022

GW Professor Dr. David Diemert talks about the MonkeyPox Vaccine trial at GW.

September 21, 2022

The opinion piece written by Leigh A. Frame discusses passing new legislation requiring providers to incorporate nutritional education into healthcare.

September 21, 2022

Two D.C.-area facilities are recruiting volunteers to test the efficacy of different doses of a monkeypox vaccine with the hope that they can stretch available supplies.

The National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Maryland, and George Washington University, in D.C., are among eight…

September 15, 2022

The Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences received two awards from dermatology company Galderma to establish a research fund and a medical student research fellowship.

September 12, 2022

The Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity U.S. + Global, part of the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity, based at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, is proud to announce its 2023 cohort — 20 global leaders dedicated to combating health…