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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

When Self Should Come First

By Caroline Trent-Gurbuz

Becoming a doctor — and a mother — had always been part of Kathleen Ogle’s life plan. As it turned out, her path to both goals included detours and roundabouts, divorce, financial struggle, and a devastating miscarriage, but she emerged. Furthermore, she emerged with a George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) degree in hand, a laudable career in emergency medicine, and a healthy son, Kole. Read more

An Inside Job

Immunotherapy Looks to Harness the Body’s Defense and Cure Cancer from the Inside Out

By Steve Goldstein

As little as two decades ago early adopters of immunotherapy, looking to harness the body’s immune system to fight disease, toiled in the shadow of the holy trinity of cancer therapy — surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Now, the immunological approach to cancer treatment has undergone a research renaissance. Times certainly have changed. Read more