DOM Insider Volume 13 (Links to an external site)

DOM Insider Volume 13
In this Issue: Letter from the Chair, Spotlight, Clinical News, Research News, Education News, DOM Office of Faculty Development (OFD), DOM Office of Inclusion and Diversity (OID) and Vice Chair for Health Equity, Forum for Women in Medicine, Across the Department, New Faculty Leadership, Awards/Honors, Opportunities, Events, Grants, Publications and Resources

Academy of Educators launches inaugural Program Director Bootcamp

Academy of Educators launches inaugural Program Director Bootcamp
Current sessions underway for 2022-2023 cohort A new program sponsored by the Academy of Educators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is working to build the skill set of program directors across the School of Medicine. Developed and directed by the Department of Medicine’s vice chair of education and director of the […]

Department of Medicine holds annual new faculty orientation

Department of Medicine holds annual new faculty orientation
The Department of Medicine welcomed new faculty on Tuesday, August 23 with an institutional resource fair followed by an orientation session. Sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development, over 40 attendees enjoyed presentations covering topics such as career development and diversity, equity, and inclusion to the clinical, educational, and research landscape across the School of […]

Dr. Spoorthi Nutakki joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Spoorthi Nutakki joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Spoorthi Nutakki joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in July of 2022. She was born in India.  Having had exposure to the under-served from an early age she developed an interest to pursue a career in medicine so that she could have a tangible skill […]

Dr. Brandon Parker joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Brandon Parker joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Brandon Parker joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July 2022. He was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University where he graduated cum laude in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in business administration. During his […]

Dr. Awais Mulla joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Awais Mulla joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Awais Ahmed Mulla was born in Karachi, Pakistan and finished his undergraduate schooling at DJ Sindh Government Science College with honors in 2010. He obtained his medical degree at Dow University of Health Sciences in Karachi in 2016. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Mulla spent time working on his research in 2017, which […]

Dr. Stephen Chi joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Stephen Chi joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Stephen Chi joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care as an Assistant Professor of Medicine on the Clinician Track in July 2022. Dr. Chi is originally from Fairfax, VA and attended the College of William and Mary where he graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Biology […]

New Drug, Positive Results for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (Links to an external site)

New Drug, Positive Results for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
An estimated 1 million people in the U.S. have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy—a heart condition also known as HCM—and many don’t know they have the condition until it’s too late. A genetic disease, HCM often goes undetected until someone in the family experiences symptoms, which can range from irregular heart rhythms and stroke to heart failure and […]