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…
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 orthopaedic surgeon at The GW Medical Faculty Associates who specializes in…
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 with economic…
July 17, 2020
Dr. Adam Friedman, a professor of dermatology and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, comments on the difference between Chigger Bites vs. Bed Bug Bites. Read the full article here.
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 area,…
July 2, 2020
Dr. Adam Friedman, a professor of dermatology and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, comments on the importance of using hair conditioner. Read the full article here.
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 postpone…
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…
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. That means the virus can spread between people who are close to…
June 17, 2020
Dr. Adam Friedman, a professor of dermatology and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, offers tips on how to moisturize dry hair. Read the full article here.