News Archive

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…

August 4, 2020

From playing golf or tennis to poor posture while working, shoulder or elbow pain are common musculoskeletal conditions. What at first may seem like a simple sprain, could be a more serious injury. Zachary Zimmer, MD, an…

July 23, 2020

How a rise in untreated mental illness symptoms and a lack of federal funding are creating the perfect storm.

For months the country has been living at a distance, working from home, steering clear of crowds, anything to avoid catching COVID-19. This sudden shift in behavior, coupled…

July 7, 2020

During the outbreak of COVID-19, in order to protect our patients and access to needed hospital resources, The GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) and The George Washington University Hospital canceled all elective surgeries and procedures. As the disease has come under control in the DC…

July 2, 2020

As we recently moved into Phase 2 in Washington, DC with a certain loosening of restrictions, not only is it a time to enjoy a lunch or dinner at a favorite restaurant on an outdoor patio but also a time to focus on your health and reschedule or newly schedule medical care that you had to…

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…

June 26, 2020

Wearing a mask slows the spread

We now know from recent studies that many people with coronavirus don’t have any symptoms and that even those who eventually develop symptoms can transmit the virus to others before showing symptoms.…