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In Memoriam: Louis DePalma

Louis DePalma, MD, BA ’01, professor of pathology and director of clinical pathology, succumbed to cancer Sept. 6, 2018, at his home in Bethesda, Maryland. A specialist in blood diseases and cancers of the immune system, particularly in the diagnosis of leukemias and lymphomas, as well as disorders of hemostasis, DePalma worked at the National Institutes of Health and Children’s National Health System before joining the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty in 1989.

In Memoriam: Irene G. Tamagna

Professor Emeritus of Medicine Irene G. Tamagna, MD, passed away March 25, 2018, less than two months shy of her 103rd birthday. Tamagna, who joined the medical faculty of the George Washington University (GW) in 1948, overcame tremendous obstacles in her quest to become a physician. Read more

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