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The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce the selection of Karen A. Fagan, MD, to serve as the Chair of the GW Department of Medicine.

Frequent interruptions to sleep and daytime sleepiness may be indicative of sleep apnea and warrant a consultation with a sleep expert.

The GW Medical Faculty Associates’ Department of Medicine has tapped Nadine El Asmar, MD, to serve as the interim Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers, but it’s also the most preventable. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s a good time to brush up on skin cancer basics as well as dive into deeper and less common information.

Among the cancer screenings you should regularly get after age 40, colorectal cancer, a stealthy disease that can have zero symptoms in its early stages, is one of the most important. Matthew Ng, MD, assistant clinical professor of surgery at the George Washington University Medical Faculty…

A panel of GW Cardiologists presented the inaugural GW Medicine Bicentennial Event, titled "Staying Heart Healthy." The panelists presented strategies to maintain a healthy heart and a healthy life.

The George Washington University is pleased to announce that Michael K. Rosner, MD, professor of Neurological Surgery, has been appointed to serve as the chair of the GW Department of Neurological Surgery. The department, known for excellence in patient care and for training generations of…

February is American Heart Month and Go Red for Women®, the American Heart Association’s national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women. Heart disease doesn’t discriminate based on gender. Statistics show one in three women will die from cardiovascular disease, according to the…

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 93 million adults in the United States are at high risk for serious vision loss annually, making periodic eye exams a critical piece of an effective annual health care plan. Here, Mehdi Tavakoli, MD, assistant…

Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, explains the benefits of using Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors to treat patients with atopic dermatitis (AD). To read more, please click here.