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Ellen Goldman, Ed.D. ’05, M.B.A., Named Assistant Dean for Faculty and Curriculum Development in Medical Education

Ellen Goldman, Ed.D. ’05, M.B.A., is now playing dual roles for the George Washington University (GW) as both the associate professor of human and organizational learning at GW’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development and, more recently, as the assistant dean for faculty and curriculum development in medical education for the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS). Read more

Leading by Example

In late fall, Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addressed GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) first-year medical students. Dr. Fauci described his research into infectious diseases and the advocacy work he’s led in the area of HIV/AIDS. During his talk, Dr. Fauci identified several of his biggest successes, but he was also clear to point out that despite those successes, there is much more work to be done. Read more

The Evaluation Equation

By Steve Goldstein

When it comes to the importance of teamwork and trust, no area of education rivals the clinical health care setting. At GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), executive coaching and simulation have worked to promote the interprofessional education of health care students. Now research is underway to find metrics that can effectively evaluate the way interprofessional health care teams learn and perform. Read more

Free from Falls

By Anne Banner

Being “Free From Falls” is something that most of us take for granted on a daily basis; however, for some people, particularly those who have diseases that make it difficult to walk or stay balanced, learning how to avoid a fall is critical. In 2014, the GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program and the National Capital Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society teamed up to offer a program called “Free From Falls” that teaches people with MS how to minimize the risk of falling. Read more