The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences strives to enhance partnerships in research, education, and with its clinical affiliates.
GW Hospital serves as a teaching hospital for SMHS medical students and residents. It is jointly owned and operated by UHS (80%) and The George Washington University (20%). The hospital is a multidisciplinary, tertiary care hospital renowned for breast care services, surgery, cancer care, cardiovascular care, emergency medicine, OB/GYN services, and orthopaedics.
The GW Medical Faculty Associates has 800 physicians who provide comprehensive patient care in 51 medical and surgical specialties. As SMHS faculty members, the GW MFA physicians serve as teachers and mentors for medical students, residents, and researchers. Additionally, the Dr. Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen Cancer Research Center, the GW Heart and Vascular Institute, and the GW Breast Care Center are headquartered at the GW MFA. The GW MFA is a separate 501©3 corporation.
Children’s National Health System (Children’s National) is the premier pediatric care provider in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Children’s National is home to the SMHS Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Integrative Systems Biology. GW sponsors two residency programs at Children’s National and 10 fellowships. GW and Children’s National are partners on an NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award.