It’s an intensive time to work in Development at GW. We are in the midst of MAKING HISTORY: THE CAMPAIGN FOR GW, an ambitious fundraising initiative that aims to raise $1 billion for the university by 2018. At the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), our goal is to raise $225 million, nearly a quarter of the total. Read more
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
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
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.