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
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In its traditional place, opening the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Commencement Week events, the Kane King Dodek Obstetrics Honor Society recognized this year’s outstanding faculty, residents, and students during its 84th annual induction and...

2021 Bender Award winners Paige McDonald (left) and Maranda Ward (right)

A pair of faculty members in the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Clinical Research and Leadership were among five GW professors to receive the 23rd Annual Morton A. Bender Teaching Awards.

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Members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD program Class of 2021, faculty members and alumni of the school, and friends and family from across the country and around the world once again gathered virtually to acknowledge and celebrate the...

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The Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society partnered with the Clara Bliss Hinds Society for Women in Medicine and Sciences, to add the inaugural Leadership in Medicine Lecture to its annual AΩA Visiting Professorship and AΩA Induction Ceremony. National Institutes of Health...

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May 25, 2021 Featured News

Over the course of the pandemic and the events of 2020 and 2021, the Rodham Institute has enhanced its goal of achieving health equity. Through community outreach and sustained work to eliminate health disparities and improve people’s lives, the Rodham Institute is making a difference throughout...

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May 21, 2021 Featured News

On Saturday, May 15, the graduates of the George Washington University Health Sciences Programs celebrated their graduation in a virtual ceremony for the second year, as COVID-19 restrictions continued to prevent large gatherings. Although they couldn’t be together,...

Faculty in the Media

Vivek Jain, MD, director of the GW Sleep Disorders Center
Vivek Jain, MD, director of the GW Center for Sleep Disorders and associate professor of medicine, spoke to DCist for an article on why people might be having difficulty sleeping during the COVID-19...
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David Diemert, MD, professor of medicine, was live on The Kojo Nnamdi Show for a segment about the progress of COVID-19 vaccine trials and what people can expect.
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Suzan Song, MD, PhD, MPH, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, spoke to The Washington Post for an article about the impacts pandemic stress has on children with OCD.

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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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