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By Thomas Kohout

Photo of green veggies in a heart shaped bowl with apples, sneakers, and a stethoscope representing healthy lifestyle choses
September 13, 2022 - 3:27pm

The George Washington University (GW) Primary Care program launched a lifestyle medicine track, training residents to help patients make key behavioral changes that can reverse the effects of chronic disease.

Photo of Maranda C. Ward, EdD ’17, MPH
September 12, 2022 - 1:45pm

Researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences received a pair of grants totaling more than $816,000 from Gilead Science, Inc., in support of an 18-month research informed educational initiative, Two in One: HIV+COVID Screening and...

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser at GW
August 18, 2022 - 1:59pm

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser and partnering institution the George Washington University celebrated the conclusion of the city’s inaugural Advanced Internship Program, which provides work opportunities for students eager to build career-...

Carmen Session photo infant of wings art
August 18, 2022 - 9:21am

Carmen Session, MSEd, case manager for the Health Careers Opportunity Program, and senior associate for student programs with SMHS’s Office of Student Support, shares some insights into her role at GW and who she is outside of work hours.

GW SMHS MD Program Class of 2026 portrait on steps of German Library
August 9, 2022 - 6:09pm

Members of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD Program Class of 2026 took their first symbolic steps on their path toward becoming physicians during the 24th annual White Coat and Honor Code...

Person receiving a vaccine shot in the arm
August 9, 2022 - 3:39pm

Following the completion of its grant from the D.C. Department of Health, the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) COVID-19 Vaccine Center (GW Vaccine Center) discontinued its vaccination operations on Aug. 5, 2022...

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, PhD ’20
June 2, 2022 - 1:58pm

Mandi Pratt-Chapman, PhD ’20, associate center director with the GW Cancer Center, addresses health care disparities, cancer care, and the LGBTQI community.

From left: Jon C. White, MD, RESD ’87; Christopher Bracey, JD; Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD ’86; GW President Mark S. Wrighton, PhD; and Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH ’99.
June 1, 2022 - 2:52pm

Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD ’86, FACS, vice president for health affairs, dean of the GW SMHS, and chief executive officer of The GW Medical Faculty Associates, was formally installed as the Walter. A Bloedorn Chair of Administrative Medicine at...

Surgeon receiving tool in OR
May 16, 2022 - 12:53pm

Surgeons at the George Washington University (GW) Transplant Institute’s Liver Transplantation Program recently completed the institute’s first liver transplant. The institute expands much needed comprehensive liver care services for residents of...

Person working in a lab
May 13, 2022 - 4:28pm

More than 150 MD program students presented abstracts, poster sessions, and selected oral presentations on a range of disciplines, such as clinical and translational science, clinical public health, and medical education-related research.