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By Thomas Kohout

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.

MD Program Class of 2024 group photo at White Coat Ceremony April 28, 2022
May 13, 2022 - 4:04pm

Members of the MD program Class of 2024 were joined by faculty, family, and friends to celebrate the 23rd Annual George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) White Coat and Honor Code Ceremony.

Susan Koering, Kenna Peusner, and Camille Leoni
April 13, 2022 - 4:01pm

Camille Leoni, BS ’21, received the 13th Annual Marilyn J. Koering Award, April 6. The award — named in honor of Marilyn Koering, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Anatomy and Cell Biology, who taught at GW for 34 years — is presented each year to a...

A GW medical student gives a thumbs up as his family poses with Match Day t-shirts
March 21, 2022 - 1:20pm

Fourth-year medical students at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) gathered in Lisner Auditorium with family, friends and faculty to celebrate one of the most significant milestones in a budding...

Dean’s Excellence in Service Award winners
March 10, 2022 - 5:38pm

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences celebrated National Employee Appreciation Day, March 4, and announced the inaugural Dean’s Excellence in Service Awards: Laura K. Gerety, Mary Harrell Mosby, Catherine Sluder...

Photo Barbara Bass, MD
March 10, 2022 - 5:04pm

Barbara L. Bass, MD, RESD ’86, vice president for health affairs and dean of the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and CEO of The GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), was recently recognized by her...

Illustration with words connecting healing with spirituality
March 8, 2022 - 6:10pm

The George Washington University Institute for Spirituality Health received a $3 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation (JTF) in support of a multi-year project to develop a model to grow the field of spiritual care. 

Illustration of online health education
February 8, 2022 - 2:21pm

The George Washington University’s (GW) online bachelor’s degree programs housed in School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) were ranked 14th in 2021, up from 19th last year, by U.S. News & World Report. The school’s online bachelor’s...

Photo GW SMHS and Children’s National Neuroscientist Nathan Smith, PhD, Fellow of AAAS
February 8, 2022 - 10:33am

George Washington University (GW) faculty member Nathan Smith, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics and of pharmacology and physiology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was elected to the 2021 class of American Association for...