News Archives

Weiner Lecture
July 09, 2018

Consultation-liaison psychiatry, previously known as psychosomatic medicine, has a long history. And that history, said Thomas Wise, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at SMHS, is important to reflect on to learn how to advance the field.

Grand Rounds Speaker
April 20, 2018

Cultural identity and the understanding of one’s self play into how the brain processes information and in how violence is motivated by one’s identity, topics discussed at the GW Department of Psychiatry’s most recent Grand Rounds.

Brandon Kohrt Installed as Charles and Sonia Akman Professor in Global Psychiatry Feature
November 28, 2017

Sangeeta, Ramesh, Asha. Those are names of children whose lives were restored thanks to Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD, RESD ’13, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. Kohrt told their stories at his installment as the Charles and Sonia Akman Professor in Global Psychiatry.

Department of Psychiatry Faculty
March 21, 2017

Attending faculty of the Five Trimesters clinic Dr. Julia Frank MD and Dr. Pooja Lakshmin MD, and psychiatry residents Dr. Linda Ojo and Stefani Reinhold from the GWU Psychiatry department presented their research at the World Congress on Womens Mental Health in Dublin, Ireland. The conference was held by the International Association for Women’s Mental Health from March 6-9, 2017. 

October 25, 2016

SMHS is one of the only schools to incorporate a transgender session in their curriculum and recently a committee was created to improve care for transgender patients. Professors in the medical school said GW is leading the industry in LGBT research and education in an effort to produce "culturally competent" doctors.

October 18, 2016

For the third year in a row, the George Washington University (GW) Psychiatry Residency Program has partnered with Fairfax Mental Health to provide low-fee mental health services to current college students in the Northern Virginia communities.

October 03, 2016

WASHINGTON – Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) and The New Theater of Medicine (TNTM) announce a staged theatrical reading with music of Jeffrey Allen Steiger’s Tangles.

ACP Psychiatry Award winners
February 08, 2016

The American College of Psychiatrists has announced the recipients of its 2016 awards, which will be presented at The College’s Annual Meeting in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico on February 20, 2016.