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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 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…

September 10, 2021

For patients diagnosed with skin cancer, particularly basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma, one of the best treatment options can be Mohs surgery, a tissue-sparing, tumor-removal procedure. Vishal Patel, MD, assistant professor of dermatology and director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program at…

September 9, 2021

Adam Friedman, MD, a professor and chair of dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, comments on how the recent misinformation has forced him to change his strategy when discussing and prescribing Ivermectin to patients for legitimate uses.

September 6, 2021

​Veronica Plater, an administrative assistant at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, has borne witness to GW’s evolution since she joined the community in 1982.