Spring 2016 Issue

The American College of Physicians (ACP) recognized three GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences faculty members for their outstanding contributions to medicine in 2016:
Jared Ross, M.B.A. ’03, B.S. ’01, adjunct instructor of clinical research and leadership, talks transitions between military and civilian protocols and life
Kris Lehnhardt was lying on the living room floor of his Toronto home, watching TV with his mother, when the original Star Trek TV show came on. He stared, enraptured, a small boy trying to comprehend life exploring the universe.
As we celebrate the residency match and graduation, I am moved by the potential our graduates have to make a significant and lasting impact on the communities they will go on to serve.
Immunology Links Research Priorities to Increase Efficiency, Collaboration, and Scientific Discovery
On the cover page of the immunology textbook Victoria Shanmugam used in medical school was a quotation that resonated with the young Londoner: “Immunology is the invention of the devil, who is making it up as he goes along because he is not too clear about this stuff either.”
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the GW Hospital vaulted onto the global stage 35 years ago, when President Ronald Reagan was shot in the chest by a 25-year-old, mentally ill gunman on March 30, 1981.
At 11:45 a.m. on Friday, March 18, Paul Kline, M.D. ’16, stood patiently with his wife, Mercedes, and their daughter, Coral, boxed into a row in Ross 101 on GW’s Foggy Bottom campus.
This is a true story, begins Uchechi Iweala, M.D., a second-year resident in orthopedic surgery at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
In January 2010, a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake, centered near the town of Léogâne, struck Haiti.