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Land of Ice and Fire

Every year, crews of Iñupiat men paddle from the northernmost reaches of Alaska into the Arctic Ocean in search of walruses, seals and bowhead whales.

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2021 Faculty Promotions, Tenure, Emeriti, and Service Recognition List

The 2021 list of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty members who have received promotions and tenure, as well as those granted emeriti professor status and service recognition.

2021 Faculty Promotions, Tenure, Emeriti, and Service Recognition List
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SMHS Receives Prestigious NIH T-32 Grant for HIV Research and Training Program

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) T-32 research training grant.

SMHS Receives Prestigious NIH T-32 Grant for HIV Research and Training Program
March 25, 2022 Announcement

At the American Academy of Dermatology’s 2022 Annual Meeting in March, board-certified dermatologist Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received a Presidential Citation Award....

March 24, 2022 Alumni News, Featured News

At the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, women have been trailblazers, advancing medical education, transforming care, and, of course, breaking glass ceilings.

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March 21, 2022 Featured News

Fourth-year medical students at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) gathered in Lisner Auditorium with family, friends and faculty to celebrate one of the most significant milestones in a budding physician’s life, Match Day.

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March 10, 2022 Featured News

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences celebrated National Employee Appreciation Day, March 4, and announced the inaugural Dean’s Excellence in Service Awards: Laura K. Gerety, Mary Harrell Mosby, Catherine Sluder, and Robin Tse, administrative supervisor,...

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March 10, 2022 Alumni News, Featured News

Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD ’86, vice president for health affairs and dean of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and CEO of The GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), was recently recognized by her medical school alma mater as the University of...

Faculty in the Media

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Joseph Zahn, MD, assistant professor of dermatology, spoke to Healthline for an article on various hi-tech tools people use on their skin and whether they are effective.
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Pooja Lakshmin, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to ABC News for an article on a new study that suggests women are more likely to experience symptoms of...
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Adam Friedman, MD, interim chair of the Department of Dermatology and professor of dermatology, spoke to USA Today about whether face masks can cause staph infections.

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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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