Announcements

October 13, 2020
Robert Siegel, MD ’77, associate center director for education and training at the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center, professor of medicine, and former director of The Katzen Cancer Research Center, has been selected to serve in an interim capacity as the Head of Medical Oncology at…
September 4, 2020
The GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) earned a score of 99.5% on the 2019 Medicare MACRA/MIPS quality payment program. This score drives Medicare reimbursement, and the GW MFA earned an exceptional performance bonus and an increased reimbursement rate of 1.75% on all 2021 Medicare provider…
August 18, 2020
Hip and knee problems are very common, particularly as people age. Severe issues can lead patients to need a total hip replacement; a surgery that previously had many complications, a longer recovery period, and the potential for extensive scarring. Orthopaedic surgeon Joshua Campbell, MD, uses…
August 5, 2020
The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) is pleased to announce that Ronald Laxton, DNP, MSN, RN, a regional leader in health care nursing operations, will serve as its first chief nursing and allied health services executive. In this new role, Dr. Laxton will be…
June 30, 2020
The GW Medical Faculty Associates, GW Hospital and George Washington University will be hosting a GW Blood Drive with The American Red Cross on July 23 and 24, 2020 at the GW Marvin Center Main Lobby. Donating blood products is essential to community health and the need for blood products is…
April 8, 2020
We are pleased to announce The GW Medical Faculty Associates Dermatology Department is now offering virtual online visits with our board-certified dermatologists for your skin, hair and nail conditions. To help promote social distancing, and with COVID-19 spreading widely in the U.S., you can…
April 3, 2020
Dr. Rachel Brem is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology. She is a professor of radiology and the vice chair of radiology at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Also, she is the director of Breast Imaging & Intervention. Dr. Brem arrived at the George…
December 10, 2019
Tis' the season to be jolly! Jolly? Or is it rushed, stressed, and stuffed? Even if you don’t celebrate a holiday this time of year, you can likely feel the busyness in the air. You may also hear people talk about how much they have to do…or how much weight they gain. The good news is it doesn’t…
September 24, 2019
Danielle C. exercises religiously and makes her health a priority, so when she was suddenly diagnosed with a serious and rare brain condition at age 27, it was a shock. While exercising, she felt a sharp pain in her head that continued to bother her for the next couple of days. “It was the worst…
June 1, 2019
With one in five Americans developing skin cancer by age 70, it’s imperative to know your skin cancer risk and watch for early warning signs. Growing up spending summers in the sun can take a toll later in life. “It’s really an epidemic that’s on the rise,” notes Dr. Vishal Patel, Assistant…