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August 9, 2022
A USCG-licensed captain, instructor, and rigging specialist has been brought safely to land after combined efforts from the George Washington University’s Maritime Medical Access team, the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Air Force, commercial shipping, and assistance from a fellow yacht.
August 2, 2022
Extreme heat puts tremendous stress on your body and can lead to dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke, among other health-related consequences.
August 1, 2022
Whether you suffer from persistent knee pain and stiffness, or you’ve suffered a knee injury, knee replacement surgery – one of the most successful surgeries – may be in your future.
August 1, 2022
Frequent interruptions to sleep and daytime sleepiness may be indicative of sleep apnea and warrant a consultation with a sleep expert.
July 14, 2022
Antonio N. Puente, PhD, clinical neuropsychologist at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates and assistant professor at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, explains how ADHD extends beyond adolescence and what treatment options may be the most effective.
July 13, 2022
With clusters of monkeypox popping up across the nation, now is the time to be aware of this latest infectious disease. Here, Tara Palmore, MD, director of the Travelers’ Clinic at the GW MFA and professor of medicine at GW SMHS, takes us through key information.
May 18, 2022
Elsie Ebeling is a rare find in the professional world: exacting but flexible, creative but analytical, open to feedback and always willing to help her colleagues, even on short notice. In our Q&A, she outlines her range of work and what makes her role special.
May 16, 2022
Maya Bitar, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, explains the ins-and-outs of corneal transplantation and how technology has advanced.
May 10, 2022
At the GW MFA, the “Wide Awake” procedure, known as WALANT (Wide Awake Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet) surgery, is performed in-office, with general anesthesia, and is significantly more efficient, particularly in terms of patient comfort, time, waste, and money.
May 6, 2022
In late April 2022, the George Washington University (GW) Transplant Institute’s new Liver Transplant Program completed its first liver transplant, led by surgeons Stephen Gray, MD, a provider with Transplant Services at the GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) and associate professor of surgery at…