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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
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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 editorial team of JAAPA, including Reamer L. Bushardt, PharmD, PA-C, DFAAPA, senior associate dean for health sciences, Harrison Reed, MMSc, PA-C, assistant professor of physician assistant studies, and Teri L. Capshaw, MBA, communications and editorial director for health sciences, was ...

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August 19, 2019 Alumni News, Featured News

The Legacy Brunch, an annual event held by the SMHS Office of Development and Alumni Relations, started in 2010 to honor ongoing alumni connections to the school and to celebrate family legacies in medicine at GW. 

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August 16, 2019 Featured News

The MD Class of 2023 received a warm welcome at the SMHS White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony in August.

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August 16, 2019 Research News, Press Release

A team at the GW Cancer Center has identified the protein ERK as an important mechanism behind platinum-resistance in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.

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August 16, 2019 Announcement

The George Washington University has sold a portion of its royalty rights to sales of a drug originally developed at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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August 08, 2019 Research News, Press Release

A new survey published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology identifies several barriers that prevent the consistent use of fungal diagnostic preparations to correctly identify cutaneous fungal infections.

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Faculty in the Media

Tenagne Haile-Mariam, MD
Tenagne Haile-Mariam, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, spoke to BBC News for an article about proper etiquette when you sneeze or have a cough.
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Keith Mortman, MD, associate professor of surgery, spoke to Gray DC for an article about a congressional effort to raise the legal age for tobacco products from 18 to 21.
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Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to Gray DC for a segment about proposed legislation to improve mental health services for veterans.
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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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