Katherine Dvorak

A woman celebrates with friends
March 19, 2018 - 2:12pm

Excited. Nervous. Hopeful. A little overwhelmed. That’s how Diana Lee described her emotions on March 16 as the clock slowly ticked toward noon, when medical students across the country discovered where their residency training would begin.

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February 27, 2018 - 3:50pm

To ensure all members of the SMHS community understand their rights around gender equality and sexual harassment, the SMHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a “Lunch and Learn” session on Title IX.

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January 9, 2018 - 2:35pm

Sally Moody, PhD, chair of the Department of Anatomy and Regenerative Biology and professor of anatomy and regenerative biology at SMHS, will take a six-month sabbatical in Israel starting this month.

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December 14, 2017 - 11:37am

For Rosalyn Jurjus, MD, PhD ’09, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences associate professor of anatomy and regenerative biology, a project to help with medical student knowledge retention of basic anatomy turned into something much larger than...

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November 27, 2017 - 10:30am

More than 100 medical school students from across the Washington, D.C., region and beyond will descend upon the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) on Dec. 1–2 to “find their seat at the table.”

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February 27, 2018 - 10:59am

Students at SMHS recently received sage advice from LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH, director of the D.C. Department of Health: Use your experience with patients to develop responsible solutions to public health problems.

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February 23, 2018 - 12:35pm

In 2016, more than 42,249 deaths were attributed to opioid use, according to the CDC. In mid-February, physician assistant (PA) students at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences heard from a panel of experts about the role they can play...

February 20, 2018 - 4:47pm

In September 1933, the Pittsburgh Steelers, then called the Pittsburgh Pirates, took to the gridiron for the first time to play the New York Giants. Seventy years later, in a role still dominated by men, Robin West, MD ’97, RESD ’02, added to the...

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February 20, 2018 - 2:36pm

A new lecture series from the Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorder Institute (ANDI) at the George Washington University (GW) aims to connect researchers, faculty members, and students from across the university whose fields of expertise are...

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February 15, 2018 - 2:31pm

Surgery can be difficult to teach using only books and papers, but talking to experts in the craft can provide the boost a young medical professional needs to become a great surgeon, says Harry C. Miller, MD. Forging that connection is one of the...