Spring 2023 Issue

The George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) is extending its reach in suburban communities, expanding primary care services and bringing convenient, high-quality, and comprehensive health care to Northern Virginia, suburban Maryland, and the Washington, D.C., metropolitan…
Medicine is slowly evolving into a multimedia arena, one that melds in-person visits with technology-based care. This shift has been convenient and cost-effective for both patients and doctors, but it also has opened an avenue to care for a specific patient population: the elderly.
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, under the leadership of Maranda C. Ward, EdD ’17, has been awarded a pair of grants totaling more than $816,000 from Gilead Sciences Inc., in support of an 18-month research-informed educational initiative, Two in One: HIV+…
Residents in the George Washington University (GW) primary care program have a new track option available to them: lifestyle medicine.
The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) expanded the reach of STEM-H learning opportunities to more Northern Virginia high school students this year through the Community Medi-Corps Program and its new mobile Immersive Learning Center.
The George Washington University Institute for Spirituality Health (GWish) received a $3 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation (JTF) in support of a multi-year project to develop a model for health care teams, including chaplains, to address the spiritual needs of patients.
Though antiretroviral therapy has made HIV a manageable disease, people living with HIV often suffer from chronic inflammation, putting them at an increased risk of developing comorbidities such as cardiovascular disease and neurocognitive dysfunction, impacting the longevity and quality of their…
The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and LifeBridge Health have signed an agreement to establish a new Regional Medical Campus for the GW SMHS MD Program.
The George Washington University (GW) announced it will direct more than $50 million to fund 14 endowed professorships, further accelerating the progress of its academic medical enterprise in one of the most significant single investments to support faculty in university history.
An update from Jackie Wood, Associate Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations, Health & Medicine