Support the Department

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Gifts to the Department of Dermatology enable us to provide support for faculty and student research and travel, graduate student fellowships, and academic enrichment activities including guest speakers, visiting faculty, and symposia. Each gift, no matter how large or small, makes a positive impact on our educational mission and furthers our standing as one of the nation's preeminent liberal arts colleges at one of the world's preeminent universities.

For more information or to discuss your options, please contact Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, Department of Dermatology Chair 202-741-2625, or the SMHS Development and Alumni Relation's Office at 202 994-7511

You can make your gift to the department in a number of ways:

  • Give securely online to the Department of Dermatology

  • Make a gift to the Merv Elgart, MD Residency Fund. This fund is designed to support extracurricular programming and educational opportunities for our future residents. Gifts help to support the purchase of teaching equipment, books, simulation equipment and other resources.

  • By mailing your check, made out to The George Washington University and with "Department of Dermatology" in the memo line, to:

    The George Washington University

    PO Box 98131

    Washington, DC 20077-9756


  • By phone by calling the SMHS Development and Alumni Relations Office at (202) 994-7511