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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
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More than 600 students representing 27 health sciences programs at SMHS strode into Lisner Auditorium for the 2019 Health Sciences Graduation Celebration on May 18.

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May 24, 2019 Featured News

The GW MD Class of 2019 received their hoods and diplomas at the Doctor of Medicine Diploma Ceremony.

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PA White Coat Ceremony

Graduates from the GW Physician Assistant Program Class of 2019 received their long white coats during GW Commencement Weekend.

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May 22, 2019 Press Release

Kaylan A. Baban, MD, MPH, will serve as the inaugural Chief Wellness Officer for GW’s medical enterprise — GW Hospital, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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May 20, 2019 Press Release

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, in partnership with the American Association of Kidney Patients is hosting the first ever Global Summit on Innovations in Patient-Centered Kidney Care.

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May 17, 2019 Featured News

On the cusp of graduation from medical school, advice to student inductees into the Annual Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AΩA) at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was simple: Follow a path that aligns with your mission and passion.

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Faculty in the Media

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Kaylan Baban, MD, chief wellness officer and assistant professor of medicine, was live on The Kojo Nnamdi Show (WAMU 88.5) to discuss indoor air pollution.
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Aileen Chang, MD, MSPH, assistant professor of medicine and of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine, spoke to Bloomberg for an article about Venezuela's health crisis.
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Tran Nguyen, MD
Internal medicine resident Tran Nguyen, MD, spoke to the American Heart Association for an article about her new study, which indicates transgender men and women have a higher risk of heart attack....
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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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