Research, discovery, and translation to practice are at the core of the mission for the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. By accelerating research excellence, enhancing innovation, and advancing translation, our goal is to make discoveries and improve clinical care.
The scientific workforce, composed of highly educated researchers and scientists-in training, clinician investigators, as well as skilled technical support staff, project managers, and core team members, together contribute to research discovery. Training the next generation of biomedical scientists is a key goal.
Funding and support, obtained from federal and non-federal grants and contracts, private industry investment, and philanthropy, is essential to sustain our research programs. SMHS provides funding opportunities and strategies to gain support.
Third-year MD student King John Pascual and mentor Ali Pourmand, MD, from SMHS are presenting findings at the American College of Emergency Physicians on the role of Google searches during the early phase of the pandemic in the U.S.
It’s hard to recall a more important time for groundbreaking scientific research when it comes to the health and safety of the United States than in the past six months; by October the country had recorded more than 7 million cases of the novel coronavirus, and the global toll passed 1 million fatalities. The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is an integral part of the effort to both better understand COVID-19 and find cures for this deadly virus.