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Katherine Dvorak

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September 26, 2018 - 1:28pm

Diversity often is defined as increasing representation of people from all backgrounds in a particular field, but it’s also more than varying the makeup of an organization, it’s supporting diversity of thought, says Keith Melancon, MD, PhD,...

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September 25, 2018 - 3:31pm

Just days after George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) students gathered to express concerns about gun violence and patient safety, two more shootings occurred: One in Wisconsin and one in Pennsylvania....

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September 19, 2018 - 10:57am

In mid-September, the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) started a tradition: the Stuart S. Kassan, MD ’72, Lecture Series.

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August 23, 2018 - 10:33am

Lexis Deshazor-Burnett, a rising junior at North Carolina A&T State University, credits the George Washington University (GW) Summer Program Advancing Research on Cancer (GW-SPARC) with opening her eyes to the myriad research paths she could...

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August 14, 2018 - 3:42pm

To improve health equity and health care access and to bring research and technology to Wards 7 and 8 in Washington, D.C., GW Hospital signed a letter of intent to oversee the opening of a new hospital and health complex in Southeast D.C.

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August 1, 2018 - 9:59am

Juliet Lee, MD, MA ’17, joined the Master Teacher Leadership Development Program to take the next step in gaining new skills and instruction in education and leadership. The year-long program was developed in 2002 as a partnership between GSEHD ...

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July 23, 2018 - 3:26pm

Genesis Tackie joined the GW SMHS Upward Bound program to enhance his education and improve in school. He didn’t know he would find a new community, a group of like-minded friends “who want to better themselves.”

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July 19, 2018 - 2:10pm

The program, coordinated by the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion, works to increase access to health careers and expand diversity in the medical field.

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July 16, 2018 - 3:01pm

From Vienna, Austria, to Washington, D.C., Irene Tamagna’s journey to medicine was a winding and uncertain path.

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July 9, 2018 - 2:34pm

Consultation-liaison psychiatry, previously known as psychosomatic medicine, has a long history. And that history, said Thomas Wise, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at SMHS, is important to reflect on to learn how to advance...

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