George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Science (GW School of Medicine)

Founded in 1824, the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is the 11th oldest medical school in the country and the first in the nation’s capital. Since its establishment, the school has been at the forefront of medical education, and has grown to include highly-ranked programs in the health and biomedical sciences.

With dozens of top-tier residency programs, SMHS is a competitive and esteemed destination for medical school graduates across the country.

Today, students and residents are exposed to some of the most innovative educational techniques, taught by world-renowned faculty members, in state-of-the-art facilities. Outside of the classroom, students and residents enjoy unmatched opportunities to engage with nearby government, non-governmental, and non-profit organizations -- many of these opportunities are due to the school’s prime location in the nation's capital.

SMHS graduates are well-trained, compassionate health care professionals who are exceptionally prepared to participate in the decisions affecting the future of our nation’s health care.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Our residents spend time at The George Washington University Hospital as well as our community affiliate, Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Maryland and the Washington DC VA Medical Center. Resid...