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January 13, 2022

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) recently announced a new name for its enterprise, the Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation Medicine.

September 15, 2022

Stork bites and angel’s kiss sound poetic, but they actually describe vascular birthmarks, skin changes that commonly appear at or shortly after birth. These marks may change over time, so it’s important to get a dermatologist’s opinion from day one.

September 15, 2022

The GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) is pleased to welcome Meghan M. Smith, MBA, as the Executive Director of Practice Operations in the Department of Medicine. In this role, Smith will work with executive, clinical, and physician leadership to develop and implement strategies, manage key…

September 15, 2022

The GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) welcomes Hitan Kamdar, MBA, MS, as executive director of patient access. Kamdar will be responsible for optimizing patient access to ambulatory care at the GW MFA. In this role, he will oversee call operations, the Unified Contact Center, provider…

September 9, 2022

The George Washington University will direct more than $50 million to fund 14 endowed professorships, further accelerating the progress of its academic medical enterprise in one of the most significant single investments in university history to support faculty.

September 2, 2022

As psoriasis sufferers know, flare-ups can be uncomfortable and anxiety-inducing, creating an unending cycle when stress then exacerbates those flare-ups. However, it doesn’t have to be that way.

August 30, 2022

Michael G. Knight, MD, MSHP, associate chief quality and population health officer at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates and assistant professor of medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was named a member of the AMA Council on Ethical and…

August 30, 2022

Pooja Sodha, MD, director of the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates and assistant professor of dermatology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, answers our questions on how acne forms and the ways to treat it…

August 26, 2022

The government ignored a top health official’s warning against greenlighting a lucrative vaccine developed by a firm close to Ayatollah Khamenei

August 26, 2022

People trying to counter pattern baldness might find success by popping a pill instead of applying medicine to their scalps twice a day for the rest of their lives. “Low-dose minoxidil can be used safely and effectively to treat pattern hair loss, the most common form of hair loss in both men…