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February 23, 2012 - 7:00pm

In the popular media, emergency departments (ED) are usually associated with long wait times and uninsured patients.

But Neal Sikka, M.D., assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at The George Washington University’s School of Medicine...

February 14, 2012 - 7:00pm

Robert Wooten, P.A.-C., president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, often tells fellow physician assistants (P.A.) that they are leaders. And just as often, they deny it.

But when Wooten spoke to the students in the P.A....

January 29, 2012 - 7:00pm

The Nash twins have a routine. It plays out in their Pentagon City apartment on the occasional nights when their schedules overlap. Rachel prepares dinner and Leah packs tomorrow’s lunches. Grapes, carrots, and sandwiches made with wheat bread...

January 23, 2012 - 7:00pm

Since launching “Joining Forces,” a national initiative to support military families, last spring, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, Ed.D., have successfully recruited the participation of numerous businesses, nonprofit organizations, and...

December 18, 2011 - 7:00pm

In many ways, patient navigation has gotten ahead of itself. The relatively modern profession has grown so widely and rapidly that patient navigators now vary in education, skill set, role, responsibility, and even name.

And, despite its...

December 14, 2011 - 7:00pm

John Sargent M.D., professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, vice chair for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine, went through residency training...

December 6, 2011 - 7:00pm

A lot of things seem to walk away from Katalin Roth’s office, which, she admits, is “due for a clean.” But a simple greeting card isn’t one of them. She locates it swiftly, plucks it off the bulletin board, and reads it aloud.

“Thank you...

December 1, 2011 - 12:00am
Whether it’s the Gulf oil spill, the obesity epidemic, lead in children’s toys, or the out­break of the H1N1 virus, major public health issues regularly capture newspaper headlines and the public’s attention. But for years, education in public...
November 3, 2011 - 8:00pm

If you want to assess a nation’s healthcare system, take a good look at its emergency medicine departments, said the speakers at “Emergency Care GPS,” a recent seminar at GW’s Jack Morton Auditorium.

October 30, 2011 - 8:00pm

Around the emergency department, it’s known as “testing creep.” Conventionally, it’s called human nature — the more you have, the more you use, the more you want.

Kabir Yadav, M.D.C.M., assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at the...