News Archive

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…

October 5, 2020

Makeup sponges, like Beautyblenders, are super-prone to bacterial overgrowth, which is why it's incredibly important to clean them often, and well.

September 30, 2020

Adam Friedman, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, comments on whether sweat can spread COVID-19. 

September 30, 2020

Kastle Systems will work with a multidisciplinary team from the George Washington University to enhance its existing platforms and implement state-of-the-art public health and building technologies to support safe and efficient returns to the workplace in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.…

September 21, 2020

Dr. Adam Friedman, a professor of dermatology and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, shares information regarding the claim that face masks cause staph infections.

September 21, 2020

Dr. Pooja Sodha, Director of the Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology at The GW Medical Faculty Associates, breaks down the symptoms and treatments of psoriasis, rosacea, and eczema. Read the full article on

September 15, 2020

September is National Skin Care Awareness Month, and whether it’s finding a good moisturizer or removing an unsightly wart, the health of your skin is important. As summer comes to an end, it’s also critical to do self-checks on your skin to make sure any sun spots are not a sign of something…

September 9, 2020

Dermatology patients at The GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) now have access to cutting-edge laser treatment with the addition of Pooja Sodha, MD, FAAD.

Sodha, a board-certified cosmetic…

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…

September 2, 2020

What follows is a patient story that illustrates how our typical interaction with a patient, social service agencies, and the community, as a whole, yields obvious value for the patient and for our health care system.  Just like this case, we are able to decrease human suffering, expensive…