Academy of Educators: Call for Award Nominations and Membership Applications

Academy of Educators

The Academy of Educators offers three awards to recognize faculty who show exceptional promise as an educator through contributions in one or more domains of direct teaching, curriculum development, assessment, mentorship, educational leadership, and educational scholarship. These awards are tangible evidence of the accomplishments of teaching faculty in health and basic sciences education, and serve as […]

Accolade Recipients – SAFE (Supporting a Fair Environment)

Elissa Arnold, MD, John Beeler, MD, PhD, and David Lambert, MD

Congratulations to the three Department of Medicine (DOM) Accolade Recipients WashU School of Medicine strives to maintain an environment conducive to learning, research, and high-quality patient care We aspire to an environment that is inclusive and free from harassment or intimidation, with respect and collegiality for all. Professionalism consists of altruism, compassion, empathy, respect for […]

2024 LEAD Award Recipients

2024 LEAD Award Recipients -Drs. Marks and Barlett

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2024 AWAM Leaders in Empowerment and Development (LEAD) Award! The Department of Medicine created an award to honor exceptional faculty members who promote the career advancement of women in various ways, such as being a mentor, sponsors, advocate, or positive role model. This year, Nancy Bartlett, MD, Korman Professor of […]

Ludmerer Elected Editorial Board Representative of Honor Society’s Journal

Kenneth Ludmerer, MD

Internal medicine specialist, medical historian is inaugural holder of the role Kenneth M. Ludmerer, MD, the Mabel Dorn Reeder Distinguished Professor in the History of Medicine and a professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected the inaugural editorial board representative of The Pharos, a journal of the […]

ICTS Announces 2024-2025 PDSS Awardees (Links to an external site)

Congratulations to Angela L. Brown, MD, Professor of Medicine who was one of the awardees. The Center for Community Health Partnership and Research is pleased to announce seven partnerships were selected to receiving funding through the 2024-2025 Partnership Development and Sustainability Support (PDSS) program. PDSS awards provide up to $10,000 in funding for investigators and their […]

Siteman Cancer Center Announces 2024 American Cancer Society-Funded Pilot Projects

Siteman Cancer Center; WashU; BJC logos

Congratulations to David Chen, MD, PhD; Tanner Johanns, MD, PhD; and Thomas Odeny, MBChB, MPH, PhD Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine is excited to announce the next cohort of pilot projects funded by the Institutional Research Grant from the American Cancer Society. The $480,000 grant supports 12 pilot […]

2024 Dean’s Impact Award Recipients

The Dean’s Impact Awards recognize outstanding mentors and sponsors Congratulations to Jennifer Alexander-Brett, MD, PhD; Steven L. Brody, MD; Grant A. Challen, PhD; Cassandra Fritz, MD, MPHS; Patricia Kao, MD, MS; Deborah Lenschow, MD, PhD; Hilary Reno, MD, PhD; Jessica Silva-Fisher, PhD; Nichole Zehnder, MD; Lisa Zickuhr, MD, MHPE

2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctors®

2023-Castle Connolly Top Doctors

The Department of Medicine is proud to announce that 112 of our faculty have been selected for the 2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctors® list.

Call for Applications: Loeb Teaching Fellows

Academy of Educators

On behalf of Loeb Selection Committee co-chairs, Dr. Eva Aagaard and Dr. Abby Spencer, we are pleased to announce the call for applications for Loeb Teaching Fellows. Applications will be accepted beginning August 30th and are due by Friday, October 13, 2023 at 5:00pm. The Loeb Teaching Fellows program was established in 2004 by a […]

2023 Internal Medicine Scholars Symposium Winners

On behalf of the Mentors in Medicine Pathway, and Director Dr. Brian Gage and Associate Director Dr. Seth Eisen, we are pleased to announce the poster and oral presentation winners for this year’s Internal Medicine Scholars Symposium, recently held on May 17, 2023. Poster Winners 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Oral Presentation Winners 1st […]

Washington University School of Medicine chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society announces class of 2023

The Alpha Omega Alpha Executive and Selection committees announce the new faculty, alumni and house officers to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Class of 2023. AΩA is the honor medical society recognizing, advocating for, and inspiring physicians in the care of patients and promotion of health. Members may be elected throughout their career […]

2023 Dean’s Impact Awards – Recognizing inspiring efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic

Congratulations to Douglas R. Adkins, MD; Chien-Huan Chen, MD, PhD; Thomas Ciesielski, MD; Vladimir Despotovic, MD; Michael Diamond, MD, PhD; Elvin Geng, MD, MPH; Michael Lin, MD; Rachel Presti, MD, PhD; David Warren, MD, MPH; Anitha Vijayan, MD. The Dean’s Impact Awards recognize faculty whose superior efforts have had lasting impact, who demonstrated the highest […]

Palliative Medicine’s Patrick White, MD, PhD, awarded 2023 Josefina B. Magno Distinguished Hospice Physician Award

Patrick White, MD, is the new division chief of Division of Palliative Medicine in the Department of Medicine. White was photographed at Evelyn's House, BJC's hospice house at the campus of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. MATT MILLER/WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Patrick White, MD, PhD, the Stokes Family Endowed Chair of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care and  Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine, was selected as the recipient of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) 2023 Josefina B. Magno Distinguished Hospice Physician Award. The award recognizes one hospice medical director or hospice physician annually […]

Gastroenterology’s Dayna S. Early, MD, awarded 2023 Distinguished Endoscopic Research Mentoring Award

Dayna S. Early, MD, FASGE, professor of medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, was selected as the recipient of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) 2023 Distinguished Endoscopic Research Mentoring Award. The ASGE is the global leader in advancing digestive care through education, advocacy and promotion of excellence and innovation in endoscopy. Dr. Early will accept […]

2023 Incoming Fellows

Congratulations to the incoming 2023 Department of Medicine fellows! Allergy & Immunology Cardiology Dermatology Endocrinology/Metabolism/Lipid Research Gastroenterology Geriatric Medicine Hematology/Oncology Infectious Diseases Nephrology Palliative Medicine Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Rheumatology

New MD Clinical Fellowship in Translational Sciences

Washington University’s Center for Clinical Research Training – Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program – a new and exciting clinical and translational research opportunity for physicians who are engaged in a clinical fellowship at Washington University. The Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program (TSPP) is part of the WU Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) and is supported […]

Academy of Educators Call for Applications

The Academy of Educators is now accepting applications for membership for 2021.  The Academy is an institutional collaboration of educators who together foster a culture of educational excellence and an institutionally valued community of leaders in health science education. With participation opportunities for teachers, educators and leaders, the Academy is service-based with a selective membership […]

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals /Washington University Collaboration – Call for Challenge Grant Proposals

Washington University and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals are pleased to announce a second call for Challenge Grant proposals. Challenge Grants are intended for projects where a compelling therapeutic target has been identified, but additional validation is required. This program focuses on platforms such as Oligonucleotides, small molecules, peptides, drug/device combinations and other innovative scientific technology platforms. Specific […]

PSTP Co-Director Opening

Duties of Co-Director of Department of Internal Medicine Physician-Scientist Training Program (PSTP) The PSTP was initiated in 2000 to provide mentorship for graduates of MD-PhD programs or MDs with significant research experience, who aspire to academic careers as physician-scientists in a medical subspecialty.  Currently there are 41 trainees at various stages of the 6-8 year […]

Family care Support for Washington University employees

Knowing that family members are safe and well-cared for is the cornerstone of healthy work-life balance. Washington University is committed to providing the support you need to navigate caring for your family.

Nobel awarded to Charles Rice for hepatitis C discoveries at Washington University School of Medicine (Links to an external site)

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded Monday, Oct. 5, to three scientists for groundbreaking research that led to the discovery of the hepatitis C virus, an insidious and deadly blood-borne virus. One of those scientists – virologist Charles M. Rice, PhD – conducted his seminal work while on the faculty of […]

Get your 2020 flu vaccine (Links to an external site)

Earlier this week, you received an email from Washington University leadership announcing the importance of getting your influenza vaccine this season. Per university policy, any Washington University employee, including faculty, staff and trainees, working onsite for any period of time must receive this year’s influenza vaccination, unless granted an exemption for medical reasons or religious beliefs. Students […]

Dean’s Scholars Program 2021 – Request for Applications

The Division of Physician-Scientists announces the 2021 request for applications for the Dean’s Scholars Program. In an effort to provide more notice for applicants, the timeline for this award has been moved up, as compared to the 2020 RFA. Note, the earliest award start date is still July 1, 2021.

Voting registration details

Missouri deadline, on or before October 7, 2020. Illinois deadlines: mail: post marked by Tues. Oct. 6 Online: Sun., Oct. 18 In person: Tues., Nov.3 You should register if you: Never voted before Moved to a new address Changed your name You must be a US citizen and 18 years old on election day, Nov. […]

Study provides insight on how to build a better flu vaccine (Links to an external site)

Flu season comes around like clockwork every year, and sooner or later everyone gets infected. The annual flu shot is a key part of public health efforts to control the flu, but the vaccine’s effectiveness is notoriously poor, falling somewhere from 40% to 60% in a typical year. A growing body of evidence suggests that […]

Academy of Educators Workshops (Links to an external site)

The Academy of Educators hosts workshops to enhance faculty development and teaching pedagogy. These workshops will be held throughout the academic year, and individuals can reach out at any time to schedule 1:1 faculty development workshops for individuals, teams, departments, or divisions.

FOREVER LEARNING. Youth Enrichment Program (YEP)

The Gateway Region YMCA is stepping up to fulfill a need for enrichment-based licensed child care for students whose schools are providing virtual learning for the 2020-2021 school year.

Becoming Anti-Racist

Racism is against our departmental values of inclusion, diversity and equity.  Racism harms ALL of us in many ways. It harms and destroys our communities, institutions, lives, health, well-being, relationships, integrity, and spirituality. The journey from racism to anti-racism has to happen on many levels (individual, institutional, community, organization etc.). To be anti-racist, the easiest […]

COVID-19 mouse model will speed search for drugs, vaccines (Links to an external site)

The global effort to quickly develop drugs and vaccines for COVID-19 has been hampered by limited numbers of laboratory mice that are susceptible to infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report they have developed a mouse model of COVID-19 that replicates the […]

DBBS: Statement on #ShutdownSTEM

Dear DBBS Community, We are inspired by the sentiment of #ShutdownSTEM, hence we are aligning our Division with its aims and participating. As we highlighted in the letter to our community last week, we are committed to centering anti-racist policy and work. We fully support our DBBS community participating in this action. Should students, faculty, […]