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May 3, 2012 - 8:00pm

Gloria Wilder, M.D., M.P.H., president and CEO of Core Health, arrived more than an hour late to the Interdisciplinary Student Community-Oriented Prevention Enhancement Service’s (ISCOPES) end-of-year celebration at the George Washington...

May 3, 2012 - 8:00pm

In late March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report estimating that about one out of every 88 children was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder in 2008. That’s a more than 20 percent increase from 2006 and a...

May 1, 2012 - 8:00pm

Alex Fortenko, M.P.H. ‘11, a first-year medical student in the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), says it’s a minor miracle when he catches a meal outside of Ross Hall. Between classes, exams, and studying...

May 1, 2012 - 8:00pm

Match Day was different this year for Elizabeth Wiley, J.D., M.P.H., a fourth-year medical student at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS).

While her classmates were waiting to find out where they’...

April 10, 2012 - 8:00pm

It’s called “the disease that whispers.” Its incidence is relatively low, its symptoms are easily misattributed, and when it’s discovered, it’s often too late. By many accounts, ovarian cancer, a disease responsible for more deaths than any other...

April 1, 2012 - 8:00pm

It would be easy to spend Match Day Eve — the day before fourth year medical students learn where they will be completing their residency — pacing, nail-biting, playing “what-if,” and indulging other nervous compulsions.

But instead of...

March 29, 2012 - 8:00pm

From the diagnosis of acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage to the awareness of urban pests and pesticides to the epidemiology of dengue fever in St. Lucia, the topics studied by students and faculty at the George Washington University are not...

March 22, 2012 - 2:51pm

Two years of basic sciences, two years of clinical rotations. That’s the standard medical education curriculum, a formula that’s been in place for decades in many American medical schools. But just because that’s the way it’s always been that way...

March 18, 2012 - 8:00pm

Raphael Karkowski, a fourth-year medical student at GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), wasn’t sure if it was nerves or just a sugar rush from brunch. Whatever it was, he knew his heartbeat was picking up its pace.

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February 27, 2012 - 7:00pm

Rakesh Kumar, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the George Washington University’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), says the goal of his department’s Nobel Laureate lecture series “is to bring...