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By Thomas Kohout

Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’84, Delivers His Last State of the School Address as Vice President and Dean
September 26, 2019 - 12:57pm

George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD program alumni from the classes of 1969, ’74, ’79, ’84, ’89, ’94, ’99, and 2009 gathered in Ross Hall 101 to listen to Jeffrey S. Akman, MD ’81, RESD ’85, vice...

June 18, 2019 - 11:03am

“Incorporating the Arts to Improve the Health and Wellbeing of Washington, D.C.” brought out community leaders and clinicians to the 6th Annual Rodham Institute Summit.

Image of Gordon S. Moshman, MD '78
December 6, 2018 - 3:49pm

When Gordon S. Moshman, MD ’78, was accepted to medical school, he thought he might want to be a surgeon. The high costs of a medical education, however, left him looking for alternatives. That change in direction led Moshman to a Public Health...

GW Cancer Center Director Eduardo Sotomayor, MD, cuts the ribbon on new out-patient cancer clinical space.
October 25, 2018 - 3:52pm

A host of representatives from throughout the George Washington University (GW) health care community joined GW Cancer Center leadership on Oct. 17 to cut the ribbon on a new multi-disciplinary cancer clinical space in the ground floor of the GW...

Enrico Garaci, MD; Allan Goldstein, PhD; and Gabriel Sosne, MD, at the Fifth International Symposium on Thymosins in Health and Disease
November 30, 2017 - 10:38am

At the height of the Fifth International Symposium on Thymosins in Health and Disease at the George Washington University (GW), researchers Luigina Romani, MD, PhD, from the University of Perugia; Enrico Garaci, MD, from the University San...

Dean Akman presenting the 2017 State of the School address
September 29, 2017 - 10:55am

Many of the 256 GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) MD program alumni and guests on hand for the 2017 Reunion Weekend Sept. 15–17 took time out from reminiscing and exploring the updated facilities to catch up on their alma mater’s...

The Value of Visiting Scholars
April 25, 2016 - 1:36pm

Area clinicians joined GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) faculty, alumni, and residents to hear Edward “Ted” Schaeffer, M.D., Ph.D., present a pair of keynote addresses during the third annual Harry C. Miller Visiting Professorship...

Automated External Defibrillator
March 31, 2016 - 2:50pm

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), when the heart unexpectedly stops beating, can strike anywhere, anytime. While those with a history of heart disease — such as a previous cardiac arrest, coronary artery disease, or arrhythmia — are most at risk,...

2016 Primary Care Scholars
January 29, 2016 - 12:07pm

Just a few weeks removed from the record-high drawing of the Powerball lottery, a pair of GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) M.D. program Class of 2017 students received substantial prizes of their own: the third annual Primary Care...

Fifth Annual Medical Legacy Brunch Celebrates Continued Connections
September 1, 2015 - 1:57pm

The fifth annual Medical Legacy Brunch, a special gathering of incoming first-years and alumni, took place at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C. The annual event, which is sponsored by the SMHS Office of Development and Alumni Relations,...