January 3, 2023

Having plaque psoriasis is physically—and sometimes, emotionally—painful. The good news is that plenty of treatment options exist. Plaque psoriasis is the most common type of psoriasis, a skin condition that causes red and silver thick, scaly patches of skin.

November 30, 2022

Nearly 250,000 people in the United States will receive a lung cancer diagnosis in 2022, according to the American Cancer Society. However, thanks in part to a drop in smoking nationwide, the number of new lung cancer diagnoses is declining steadily each year.

November 9, 2022

The GW Medical Faculty Associates is pleased to announce the appointment of Barry Browning to serve as the executive director for surgical services. In this role, Browning is responsible for recruiting and managing highly qualified managers across multiple locations and functions within the…

November 7, 2022

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to welcome LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH, immediate-past director of DC Health, to serve as the new executive director of the Center for Population Health Sciences and Health Equity. In this role,…

October 21, 2022

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and though the incidence of breast cancer is high, early detection is the key to successful outcomes. According to the National Cancer Society, nearly 4 million women in the United States with a history of the disease are alive today, mainly because of…

October 20, 2022

In this new role at the organization, Mansouri will work closely with the chief operating officer and the chairs of each department to help establish the GW Medical Faculty Associates as the preeminent source of clinical care in our region.

October 19, 2022

Wondering about those itchy, scaly patches on your scalp and whether there's anything you can do about them? Don't fret. You might be experiencing psoriasis on your scalp, and there are ways to treat it. There is no cure for the autoimmune condition of psoriasis. But there are ways to manage…

October 14, 2022

Having any type of cancer can put people more at risk for skin cancer, and a D.C. dermatologist believes Breast Cancer Awareness Month should include warnings for survivors to be especially vigilant.

October 10, 2022

More than 100 people were in attendance, as Washington, D.C. leaders and representatives from Universal Health Services, the George Washington (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), and GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA), cut the ribbon on a brand-new Cedar Hill Urgent Care…

October 3, 2022

Prurigo nodularis is a persistent condition that causes itching so intense that it disrupts sleep. It can prompt so much scratching that skin starts to bleed; it results in thick skin lesions called nodules, which can cover almost the entire body.