Philanthropy & Scholarships

A generous gift from George Washington University (GW) alumna Sally Kline, MBA ’87, and a donation from skincare giant La Roche-Posay will help support the access to and provision of psychosocial care for patients at the GW Cancer Center and GW’s Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic.
As a rising senior at Bowie High School in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Malik Williams dreamed of a career in medicine. Growing up in Temple Hills, Maryland, all Nicholas Dingle thought about was becoming a sports announcer.
Dear Fellow Alumni, I would like to take a moment of your time to consider the ways in which alumni can play an active role in supporting the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) community and give back to the school.
Brenna Clougherty, MD ’08, who served as chief resident of pediatrics at Children’s National Health System (Children’s National), was a devoted physician who touched dozens of lives.
The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) awarded $500,000 in scholarships to four, third-year medical students interested in pursuing a career in primary care. The students — Douglas M.
“Teaching is about communicating something that is complicated in a way that students can embrace and get excited about — and that excites me,” explains Patricia Latham, M.D., Ed.D., professor of pathology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS).
Class pride runs deep in the culture of GW, and the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Class of ’68 has a particularly good reason to be proud. To date, the class has donated more than $1.1 million to GW. That amounts to $23,900 a year, give or take.
Major Gift by Ruth Uppercu Paul Funds Genetic Counselors and Patient Assistance Support
As a pathologist, Yolanda C. Oertel, M.D., RESD ’72, always tried to practice medicine using both her head and her heart.