Fall 2018 Issue

October 31, 2018
GW Health Network, the George Washington University’s (GW) new accountable care organization (ACO), will ensure patients receive the highest quality care possible and that students learn how to use population health management.
October 31, 2018
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is joining a national response to the opioid epidemic.
October 31, 2018
The latest research into finding medications to aid the passage of ureteral or kidney stones has shown that tamsulosin is not effective for patients.
October 31, 2018
The robots, multilimbed and wielding nimble metal fingers, are intricate and imposing. One, the intuitive da Vinci robot, towers over the surgical table, its four hands ready to twist and tilt.
October 31, 2018
A new team of internationally recognized experts will lead the expanded Bone Marrow Transplant and Cell Therapies Program at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center.
October 31, 2018
The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences has renamed the Department of Anatomy and Regenerative Biology. It is now the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology.
October 31, 2018
The Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) is partnering with the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences on an accelerated pathway to admission and advanced standing in two of MUIH’s programs for GW graduates.
October 31, 2018
SMHS Alumnus “Memo” Sanchez Pairs Medicine with Creativity It’s a phrase that Guillermo “Memo” Sanchez, MSHS ’13, MPH ’13, PA-C, tosses out casually: “Creativity and the hard sciences don’t have to be mutually exclusive.
October 31, 2018
Many people who go into medicine have been dreaming about it since they were very young — one or both parents may have been physicians, for example. Some, however, realize their passion for medicine without having such early exposure. Rachel Zemel was one of the latter.
October 31, 2018
Immunotherapy Looks to Harness the Body’s Defense and Cure Cancer from the Inside Out