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Katherine Dvorak

A woman standing in between two men holding an award
September 25, 2019 - 11:18am

A new tradition at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) began on Sept. 19, as members of the school’s faculty gathered to be honored for their years of service, commitment to the institution, and...

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September 24, 2019 - 3:50pm

Dipping one’s toes into social mediacan at times seem daunting, but it can also be incredibly helpful and rewarding, said Hope Jackson, MD ’09, RESD ’16, assistant professor of surgery at SMHS, at the Annual Frank Miller Lecture.

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Two SMHS students paint a small ceramic piggy bank red
September 24, 2019 - 1:32pm

In early September, students participated in SMHS Community Service Day, a chance to learn more about needs in Washington, D.C., and discover ways they can give back as members of this vibrant city. 

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A woman talks to a group of faculty members
September 23, 2019 - 1:40pm

A new development series aimed at furthering health equity education for educators and health care providers was launched earlier this month by the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of...

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A MD student speaks to a crowd of people during a brunch at a restaurant
August 19, 2019 - 12:47pm

The Legacy Brunch, an annual event held by the SMHS Office of Development and Alumni Relations, started in 2010 to honor ongoing alumni connections to the school and to celebrate family legacies in medicine at GW. 

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July 30, 2019 - 10:06am

In the early days of medicine, it was unclear whether hypertension was a condition that needed to be treated, or if, as many physicians believed, hypertension might actually be a positive condition. It wasn’t until the 1940s and 50s, according to...

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Incoming class of Physician Assistant students don their white coats.
July 2, 2019 - 11:55am

A little over a month ago, a new class of PA students walked onto the GW Foggy Bottom Campus, and on June 28, they took another major step in their professional aspirations by donning short white coats during convocation. 

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May 17, 2019 - 5:15pm

On the cusp of graduation from medical school, advice to student inductees into the Annual Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AΩA) at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was simple: Follow a...

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May 14, 2019 - 9:43am

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers from a stroke, according to the National Stroke Association. On May 10, the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), GW Hospital, and the GW Medical...

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May 13, 2019 - 10:29am

C. William Schwab Schwab, the founding chief of Penn Medicine’s Trauma Center, was chosen as the first speaker for the inaugural Rosemary and David Bowes Lecture on Trauma and Critical Care.

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