Dean Barbara Bass, MD

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GW SMHS Welcomes Barbara L. Bass, MD

GW SMHS Welcomes the New Dean and MFA Chief Executive Officer Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD '86

GW SMHS Welcomes Barbara L. Bass, MD
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2019 PT Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate on National Exam

For the 10th year, all of the graduates from the SMHS Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy successfully passed the National Physical Therapy Licensing Examination on their first attempt.

2019 PT Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate on National Exam
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Clara Bliss Hinds Society Supports Women at SMHS

The society is career and leadership development organization within SMHS aimed at enhancing the work environment for women and promoting equity in promotion, tenure, and recognition of women throughout the school.

Clara Bliss Hinds Society Supports Women at SMHS
NBC News - Coronavirus Isolation Takes a Toll on the Elderly

Christina Prather, MD, assistant professor of medicine, and second-year MD student Olivia Silva spoke to NBC News for a segment on the impact social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic has on seniors and highlighted the GWU Reaching Out Program.

July 23, 2020 Announcement

As part of an ongoing pursuit to improve the academic experience for faculty and students, the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce two new strategic developments — a consolidated Office of Student Support that will serve as a school-...

Fourth-year MD student Sowmya Mangipudi was first author of a correspondence published in The Lancet Global Health assessing the availability of oxygen in sub-Saharan African countries.

A recent review published by GW researchers suggests that nitric oxide has promise as a therapeutic to control the replication and rapid spread of SARS-CoV-2.

ABC7 - GWU Hospital Doctor's New Research of COVID-affected Lungs Using Virtual Reality

Keith Mortman, MD, chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and associate professor of surgery, spoke to ABC7 for segment about using virtual reality to learn more about the novel coronavirus.

July 16, 2020 Announcement

Guido Pelaez, MD student at SMHS, will have a chance to build on his passion for research after being chosen for the American Society of Hematology 2020 Minority Medical Student Award Program.

Faculty in the Media

Monika Goyal, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics
Monika Goyal, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, spoke to DCist about her team's recent study that revealed significant racial and socioeconomic disparities among children tested for COVID-19 in...
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Pooja Lakshmin, MD, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to Romper for an article addressing the questions many parents have about sending their children back to...
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Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to WNYC-FM's The Takeaway about the mental health crisis as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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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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