At The George Washington University Hospital Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.

What’s New at GW? Technology!

September 13, 2021

As an academic hospital, we continue to invest in new, advanced technology throughout our facilities and services.

Her Weight Loss Journey: 'I Never Imagined Being Here'

July 13, 2021

Patient credits surgery, and support, for improved health. For more than a decade, bariatric patient Delorce Ferrell tried counting calories and exercising.

Back in the Swing After Surgery

July 12, 2021

Richard Weiss was suffering from extreme back pain but didn’t want to have major surgery. He found a better option at GW Hospital.

Empowered by Facial Feminization

June 9, 2021

Ameirah Neal shares her personal journey about the gender-affirming surgery that changed her life.

A Young Adult’s Cautionary COVID-19 Tale

September 17, 2020

Francis Wilson was a healthy 29-year-old who figured coronavirus "wasn't too major” — until it nearly killed him.

COVID-19 Q&A: How and Where the Virus Lives

September 14, 2020

A microbiologist explains how the virus infiltrates the body and how to fight against it.

Keeping You Safe During COVID-19: Facebook Live Q&A

September 10, 2020

Experts recommend scheduling doctor's appointments and surgeries now, before a possible increase in COVID-19 infections this fall.

COVID-19 Q&A: An Inside Look at Testing

September 9, 2020

A pathologist addresses testing practices and the critical role they play.

How to Maintain Emotional Wellness During a Pandemic

September 3, 2020

How can you feel balanced in the midst of COVID-19? GW Psychiatrists discuss coping strategies and key steps you can take.

COVID-19 Q&A: Immunities, Vaccines and More

August 28, 2020

An infectious diseases physician discusses the challenges and path forward.

Tackling COVID-19 with Teamwork and Technology

August 25, 2020

Virtual reality imaging and advanced heart-lung care help doctors better understand and treat the deadly virus.