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, […]

New COVID-19 Risk Assessment Tool and Registry

Lead by Washington University, researchers in the field of critical care outcomes have collaborated to set up an open-access website that provides an outcome risk assessment calculator for severe COVID-19 patients getting various treatments. Read more and download flyer

Heart Team Summit COVID-19 Town Hall

The Heart Team Summit Team is pleased to invite you to a second one hour complimentary webinar on Thursday April 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM (CDT) featuring Cardiology and Pulmonary Critical Care faculty from Ascension St. Vincent, Northwestern Medicine and Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine. View here for more information.

That Guy – A COVID Public Health Announcement (Links to an external site)

Conceived, produced and directed by WashU med students of the Entering Class of 2017. A parody of “Bad Guy” (Billy Eilish) to emphasize the importance of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Remember to practice social distancing and limit contact with others as much as possible, regardless of your age.

Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 8:00 am – Clopton Auditorium  

Department of Medicine Clinic Director Adapts FEMA Guidelines in Light of COVID-19

Just six weeks on the job, Jennifer Schmidt, MD, medical director at the Washington University Complete Care Clinic, found herself preparing to cope with the demands of COVID-19. As a trained clinician, she turned to guidelines, and has adapted the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Incident Command System to manage the clinic’s operations during this fast-changing […]

Department of Medicine Clinic Director Adapts FEMA Guidelines in Light of COVID-19 (Links to an external site)

Just six weeks on the job, Jennifer Schmidt, MD, medical director at the Washington University Complete Care Clinic, found herself preparing to cope with the demands of COVID-19. As a trained clinician, she turned to guidelines, and has adapted the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Incident Command System to manage the clinic’s operations during this fast-changing […]

Staying Safe from Respiratory Viral Infections

Dr. Patrick Aguilar, director of Medical Critical Care at BJH and WUSM, discusses personal protective equipment and provides guidance to keep our staff and patients safe.