About the GW SMHS Office of Student Support

Welcome to the School of Medicine and Health Sciences' Office of Student Support (OSS)!

Our goal is to provide all SMHS students with the highest quality support as they navigate the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the larger GW community.

Our Office supports a number of student centered initiatives, including but not limited to:

  • Academic Support
  • Mental Health Support
  • Student Life Resources


The Office of Student Support provides services designed to support and encourage students to reach their full potential. Our services focus on fostering personal, professional, and educational excellence among all students within the School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Our Office is mindful of the diversity of our students and strives to create a welcoming and inclusive learning environment. We believe in providing student-centered academic support and community building opportunities to encourage individual growth, nurture servant leaders, and foster an environment of interprofessional collaboration.


Our vision is to implement sustainable student support programs that improve educational outcomes, foster collaborative learning across SMHS, and develop a community of scholar-practitioners dedicated to the improvement of healthcare.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or would like additional information about OSS! We can be reached by emailing SMHSStudents@gwu.edu or calling 202-994-2818.