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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
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December 23, 2021 Announcement, Research News

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and the GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) have established a new, centralized Office of Clinical Research (OCR) that will serve as a go-to resource for all faculty and staff involved in clinical research at the...

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November 23, 2021 Announcement, Featured News

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences celebrated faculty members who recently were granted Emeriti Faculty status, earned promotions or tenure, or who reached significant service milestones at the school. 

November 16, 2021 Featured News

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, PhD ’20, associate center director for patient-centered initiatives and health equity at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer...

November 15, 2021 Featured News

At the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2021, Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH ’99, professor and Lewis B. Saltz Chair of the Department of Surgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was elected to the position of chair of the ACS Board of...

November 09, 2021 Featured News

Donald S. Karcher, MD, professor of pathology at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences and chief of Flow Cytometry at the GW Medical Faculty Associates, has added another title to his roster: president-elect of the College of American Pathologists.

To fill a growing need for health care professionals who can effectively screen, diagnose, and treat individuals with substance use disorder, an interprofessional team from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the School of Nursing, and the Milken Institute...

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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