Department of Medicine’s Glenda Bullock included in Women We Admire’s Top 50 Women Leaders of Missouri for 2022

Glenda Bullock

Glenda Bullock, Senior Director, Research Administration, Department of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, was named to the Top 50 Women Leaders of Missouri for 2022 by Women We Admire, an organization that provides news and information on today’s women leaders across a variety of fields. Women We Admire awards this recognition to women who are “leading […]

Victoria J. Fraser, MD, awarded the APM Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award

Victoria Fraser, MD

Victoria J. Fraser, MD, Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine, was awarded the Association of Professors of Medicine (APM) Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award as part of the 2023 Alliance Awards through the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM).  The Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished […]

Nephrology’s Monica Chang-Panesso, MD, awarded 2023 Southern Society for Clinical Investigation Research Scholar Award

Monica Chang-Panesso, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology, was selected as the recipient of the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI) 2023 Research Scholar Award for her proposal entitled “Tubular Senescence and Proliferative Capacity of the Aging Kidney”. The SSCI Research Scholar Award provides support for physician-scientists as they take on innovative research […]

Department of Medicine Physicians Receive Knowlton Incentive for Excellence Award

Knowlton Incentive for Excellence Award Ceremony 2022

Six Department of Medicine physicians received the Knowlton Incentive for Excellence award during an award ceremony hosted by The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital on November 28, 2022. The awards recognize and support medical residents who exemplify a compassionate spirit combined with outstanding knowledge and skill. This year’s recipients include: Tinu Aluko, MD, Rheumatology Aisling Doyle, […]

Division of Infectious Diseases’ Laura Marks, MD, PhD, contributes to American Heart Association statement on injective drug use infective endocarditis; WashU oral therapy research supports new guidelines

In August 2022, the American Heart Association released a statement outlining new recommended guidelines for managing infective endocarditis in people who inject drugs, providing a timely and comprehensive approach to the management of the disease than what was previously provided by the AHA. With the incidences of infective endocarditis cases among people who inject drugs […]

A History of Heart Failure—and Recovery (Links to an external site)

Just a few hundred years ago, the heart and its function were a bit of a mystery. And when the heart malfunctioned, treatment options were few and often ineffective. Today’s cardiologists offer their patients treatments that can lead to recovery.

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

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 […]

Division of General Medicine’s Bethany Millar recognized in annual ACGME awards

Bethany Millar, C-TAGME, Manager of Education Services, Division of General Medicine, was recognized by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) as one of the Debra L. Dooley GME Program Coordinator Excellence Award recipients for 2023. The ACGME Debra L. Dooley GME Program Coordinator Excellence Award, formally known as the GME Program Coordinator Excellence […]

Department of Medicine Faculty Honored at Academy of Educators Annual Education Day

Sponsored by the Academy of Educators, the annual Education Day was held on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, to celebrate educational excellence across the School of Medicine. The event featured a variety of educational topics, a keynote address from Paul Williams,MD, associate professor of medicine at Temple University Hospital, and a celebration of new inductees to […]

Doris Duke Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Awards provide grants to junior physician scientists to facilitate their transition to independent clinical research careers. The 2023 Clinical Scientist Development Awards competition is now open and accepting pre-proposals. See the Request for Applications document for information on how to apply. The deadline to submit pre-proposals is Nov. 17, 2022, at […]

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine receives $1.3 million gift for COPD research

Ruth Bebermeyer

Ruth Bebermeyer, a beloved former School of Medicine employee who passed away this past May, donated over $1.3 million to the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. These funds will be added to the endowment Ruth established in 2007 in honor and memory of her sister, Ruby Mae Bebermeyer. The Ruby Bebermeyer COPD Fund […]

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 […]