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October 5, 2021

Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser, along with Thomas LeBlanc, President of George Washington (GW) University, Dr. Barbara Bass, CEO of the GW Medical Faculty Associates and Dean of the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Kimberly Russo, Group Vice President of the Washington, DC Region for…

October 27, 2021

Tameka Lewis, administrative assistant at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA), finds inspiration and happiness in her work with colleagues and patients – and the feeling is mutual. In Lewis’s daily life, gratitude is easy to come by. Here, she talks about what…

October 20, 2021

Saundra Obidiaso, medical assistant at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA), has one of the greatest joys in medicine: She gets to help bring new life into the world. She has also had an opportunity to grow in a department that has nurtured her ambitions with…

October 18, 2021

Cindy Lovoz, a medical administrative specialist at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA), is the kind of person every medical center needs: a selfless helper. She ensures everything runs smoothly for both patients and the health care team, and she genuinely…

October 13, 2021

Psoriasis is best known for its often red, raised, and flaky appearance on areas like the elbows, knees, and buttock, although it can affect other areas as well, including the scalp, Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology at George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, tells …

October 11, 2021

Liver disease, which occurs in about 1 of every 10 Americans, can affect anyone at any age. October as Liver Health Awareness, meaning now is a good time to learn more about the range of liver diseases.

October 6, 2021

With October as National Eczema Awareness Month, now is a good time to give your skin a check-up and learn more about this common condition.

September 29, 2021

Don Flemmings epitomizes positivity and team spirit. His team is a family, and their bond is strong, a boon to both one another and their patients. Here, Flemmings explains what how his loyalty brought him to the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA), the ways in…

September 25, 2021

Climate change is not just a threat to the planet; it also directly affects the health of every person. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this shift in weather conditions intensifies some health issues while also creating new ones, and it can disproportionately impact…

September 16, 2021

In her more than a dozen years of experience at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA), Executive Coordinator Gloria J. DeCosta has seen the physician practice go through immense growth. During the GW MFA’s expansion, DeCosta drew on her stores of flexibility and…