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A Commitment to Service and Leadership

As the first medical school to open its doors in the Nation’s Capital, the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was built on a tradition of service and leadership with a strong commitment to the community. These values are evident each and every day, as our students, residents and faculty serve their patients and provide the high quality care to those locally, nationally, and globally. Read more

Saving Lives and Limbs

GW’s New Wound Healing and Limb Preservation Center Restores Independence by Repairing Limbs

By Kristin Hubing

On a bright September morning, Carrington Sandidge is on his way out the door to mow the expansive lawn surrounding his Temple Hills, Md. home, 10 miles outside of Washington, D.C. It’s his 81st birthday, and he’s just as dedicated to home improvement as he was the day he bought his three-story Colonial a decade ago. “I did the kitchen, I did the powder room,” he catalogs his renovation projects. “I even put in all the fans.” Read more

Tailored for Success

By Anne Banner

As the academic year kicked off, GW’s incoming first-year medical students began a rigorous academic experience. This year, the experience will be a bit different than those of years past, thanks to the release of a revised curriculum for the M.D. program at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS). The revised curriculum is aimed at teaching students critical skills earlier in their academic careers to help them meet the needs of a changing health care environment.

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