Spotlight on Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI

Spotlight on Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI
As an undergraduate double major in English and Biology, Jennie Kwon, DO, MSCI, might have had a hard time predicting her eventual career path. But, during her first semester in medical school, Kwon admitted she was “bit by the proverbial microbiology bug”.  “I was truly fascinated by these organisms,” recalls Kwon. “And I knew immediately […]

Doris Duke Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists Program (DDFRCS) expands to provide funding to researchers affected by extraprofessional personal demands due to COVID-19

Doris Duke Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists Program (DDFRCS) expands to provide funding to researchers affected by extraprofessional personal demands due to COVID-19
For over seven years, the Doris Duke Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists (DDFRCS) has supported early-career physician scientists at Washington University School of Medicine facing extraprofessional challenges due to childbearing, family or health issues at a critical phase of their careers. This program was launched in 2015, when the School of Medicine was selected as part […]

OUTmed Hosts Queerer Mentoring Workshop

OUTmed Hosts Queerer Mentoring Workshop
On March 30th, OUTmed, LGBTQ+med, and the Academy of Educators hosted the first-ever Queerer Mentoring Workshop. Over 35 faculty, fellows, residents, staff, and students attended from across the School of Medicine for this workshop and networking event.  The workshop goals were to help OUTmed mentoring groups better understand member needs and to help recognize the difference […]

Department of Medicine faculty recognized at annual Distinguished Service Teaching Awards

Department of Medicine faculty recognized at annual Distinguished Service Teaching Awards
On March 1, 2022, the annual Distinguished Service Teaching Awards ceremony was held honoring Washington University School of Medicine educators who have made the most significant contributions to the training of future physicians. Initiated by students and implemented with support from the Office of Medical Student Education (OMSE), the Distinguished Faculty Awards recognize outstanding achievements in clinical care, […]

Tricuspid Regurgitation

Tricuspid Regurgitation
Setting Standards for Diagnosis, Repair & Replacement The Valve Team at Washington University School of Medicine is among the first in the world to use a transfemoral transcatheter device for the treatment of severe tricuspid regurgitation (TR). “In the middle of the COVID pandemic, we submitted a request to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) […]

Dr. Stephanie Teja joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Stephanie Teja joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Stephanie Teja joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in March of 2022. She was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, moved to Singapore during her school years, and came to California for college. She attended Foothill Community College, transferred to The University of California, Berkeley and graduated […]

Dr. Arturo Alisio joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Arturo Alisio joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Arturo Alisio obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Cordoba in Argentina where he studied plasma membrane composition and calcium transporters. Based on his early interest in membrane protein transporters, he came to Washington University to work with Dr. Mike Mueckler for his postdoctoral studies. In the Mueckler lab, Dr. Alisio studied […]

Dr. Hua Pan joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Hua Pan joins the Department of Medicine
Hua Pan, PhD, completed her undergraduate training in biomedical engineering (BME) with emphases on electrical engineering for medical device design and computer engineering for medical signal/imaging analysis. She also earned a Master in Medicine degree in China prior to her BME Master of Engineering degree study at Case Western Reserve University, where she combined electrophysiology […]

DOM Insider Volume 11 (Links to an external site)

DOM Insider Volume 11
In this Issue: Letter from the Chair, Medicine Grand Rounds, Spotlight, Persevering through the COVID Surge: Stories across the Department, Clinical News, Research News, Education News, DOM Office of Faculty Development (OFD), DOM Office of Inclusion and Diversity (OID), Forum for Women in Medicine, Across the Department, New Faculty Leadership, New Faculty Leadership, In Memorium, […]