Here was the exciting lineup of events. Thank you to all who participated.
OneGW Virtual 5K
Thursday, October 1 - Saturday, October 3
During Colonials Weekend and the GW SMHS Medical School Reunion, GW Athletics and GW SMHS will host the first-ever OneGW Virtual 5K. All GW alumni, families, fans, and students are welcome to participate in this free event.
The virtual race can be completed at your own convenience - No crowds. No traffic. No parking. No long lines to the restrooms and, most importantly, no 6am alarms! You can do the race inside your home on the treadmill or you can go outside and practice safe social distancing by walking, jogging, or running your own route. The virtual race is just 3.1 miles, and each participant will receive a downloadable bib upon registration.
Health Meets Food with Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP
Thursday, October 1, 4:00pm - 7:30pm EST
Join this 3.5 hours, virtual, hands-on culinary medicine session, where you will cook in your own kitchen in real-time guided by chefs and medical faculty, and collaborate with other medical professionals through team-based case study discussion. You will earn 4.5 hours of CME credit (1.5 for the prep work and 3 for the class). Space is limited.
Your GW Legacy: A Planned Giving Conversation
Friday, October 2, 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST
Join a conversation with GW faculty members and alumni about how the recession and COVID-19 are having an impact on our finances, financial planning, and the health care sector. This panel will address topics including consumer finance, hospital economics, and philanthropic strategies to help support your favorite charities during unusual circumstances.
State of the School with Dean Barbara Lee Bass, MD, RESD '86
Saturday, October 3, 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST
Join a live online discussion with Dean Barbara Lee Bass, MD, RESD '86, while she shares the State of the School and COVID-19 updates.
Ninth Annual Frank N. Miller Lecture Presented by Richard Whitley, MD '71
Saturday, October 3, 3:30pm - 4:30pm EST
COVID-19 has affected all age groups of our society with no signs of abatement. Significant federal resources have been dedicated to both drug and vaccine development. Currently, only one drug is available under an Emergency Use Authorization for all ill patients. In addition, corticosteroids have shown to be of value. Therapeutic challenges and vaccine status will be reviewed.
Biography: Richard Whitley, MD
Title: The Challenge Of Developing Therapeutics For Emerging Infections.
CME credits will be available.