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The Masters of Machines and Minimalism

By Caroline Trent-Gurbuz

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. The other, the more petite and pliable Medrobotics Flex robot, is capable of navigating to places in the body previously unreachable by the human hand. Both are the new standard of care, and yet each is subject to surgeons, the masters at the controls.
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Training the 21st-Century Physician

By Ashley Rizzardo

It’s one thing to be a clinician; it’s another to be a “clinician-citizen.” In the autumn of 2014, the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) committed to integrating clinical public health into MD education and thus working toward graduating clinician-citizens. Read more

New Clinical Rotation Sites

By Katherine Dvorak

To ensure diverse clinical experiences for students and residents, and to present them with the opportunity to help a wide range of patients, the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) recently broadened its clinical rotation site offerings. Read more