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Moving into the Lead

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce three new interim leaders at the school.

Jeffrey Berger, MD, MBA, now serves as the interim chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. In this role, Berger leads a department of more than 75 board-certified anesthesiologists, critical care intensivists, and pain medicine physicians in addition to more than 50 advanced practice providers, residents, and fellows. Berger previously led graduate medical education at SMHS.

Michael I. Bukrinsky, MD, PhD, has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine. In this role, he leads the department as it conducts innovative, fundamental, basic, and translational research on HIV/AIDS and neglected tropical diseases.

Harold A. Frazier II, MD, was named interim associate dean for graduate medical education at SMHS. In this position, Frazier oversees the training of all residents and fellows at the school and participating institutions, such as GW Hospital, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and Children’s National Health System.