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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 how his loyalty brought him to the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates (MFA), the ways in which…

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.

August 31, 2021

Adam Friedman, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Dermatology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, shares a couple of possible reasons for sour nighttime body odor.

August 31, 2021

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers, making Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, recognized every September, a good reminder for men to stay on top of their health.

August 30, 2021

​Kenrick C. Samuel, PhD, lead technologist for the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates Center for Sleep Disorders, supports patients in one of the greatest ways possible: he helps them sleep better.

August 25, 2021

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, a timely reminder for women, particularly those age 60 and older, to take stock of their health. Ovarian cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), is the deadliest of all female reproductive cancers and ranks fifth in cancer deaths among…