Congratulations to Will Ross, MD, MPH, Janet McGill, MD, MA, FACP, and John DiPersio, MD, PhD
Washington University Physician-Scientist Post-Bac Scholars Program. The mission of the Post-baccalaureate (Post-bac) program is to provide an intensive, mentored, laboratory research experience for Under Represented in Medicine (URiM) students that will promote their career development, expose them to the physician-scientist career pathway, and strengthen their applications to MD and/or MD/PhD programs. Applications Close: January 9, 2023
The BJH “Dr. Neville Grant Award for Clinical Excellence” is granted annually to a member of the attending medical staff who, through her/his daily actions, serves as a role model for other caregivers at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
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
H. James Wedner, MD is being recognized for helping to spread valuable scientific and clinical knowledge to numerous physicians that has improved the care of patients with immune disorders. While serving as a critical cornerstone in the career development of many mentees.
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 […]
John F. DiPersio, MD, PhD, the Virginia E. and Sam J. Golman Endowed Professor of Oncology and director of the Division of Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named by OncLive as part of the Giants of Cancer Care inductee class of 2022.
Antibiotics inappropriately prescribed to nonhospitalized children resulted in at least $74 million in excess health-care costs in the U.S. in 2017, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and The Pew Charitable Trusts.
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 now through Friday, March 11, 2022 at 5:00pm. The Loeb Teaching Fellows program was established in 2004 by a generous gift from Mr. and […]
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues defenseman Marco Scandella squares off in a hair-raising battle. Marco is having a beard and mustache growing competition with a Washington University physician at Siteman Cancer Center Dr. Russell Pachynski.
The COVID-19 Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists (CFRCS) Program provides innovative institutional solutions to reduce faculty attrition by assisting junior faculty facing extraprofessional demands due to COVID-19. The CFRCS provides broad-based education to raise awareness, and implement new interventions, resources and mentoring to support junior faculty facing extraprofessional challenges due to COVID-19.
Become a Summer Research Mentor Advanced Summer Program for Investigation and Research Education Clinical Research Mentors Needed! Students are admitted via a competitive application Fulltime, 3 credit program runs June 1 July 29, 2022 Students have 5 hours of weekly coursework in June (Fundamentals of Clinical and Translational Research) Students work fulltime in mentor’s lab […]
Medical education must be led by qualified, experienced physician-educators. Residency program directors (PDs) balance unique challenges and responsibilities that include personal and professional development of their trainees while ensuring accreditation requirement compliance. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) mandates that a single PD has the authority, accountability, and responsibility for the program and […]
Join us for the Take Care Series throughout the month of October 2021 to learn from a diverse group of well-being experts. This series highlights the 8ight Ways to Wellness principles to address important well-being topics, including screening recommendations, emotional supports, financial planning, nutrition tips and more.
Washington University School of Medicine instructor Beth Prusaczyk would like the U.S. to learn from recent history. As she asserted in a recent paper, public health officials should look to lessons learned from the push to get children the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in rural areas.
Listed are many of the religious holidays observed by members of the Washington University in St. Louis community. Please note that individual practices may vary.
The trial wants to see how the vaccine interacts with people on immunosuppressants ST. LOUIS — For people on immunosuppressants, there are still a lot of unknowns when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine. They don’t know how much protection they will have. Washington University said these patients were not included in the large COVID-19 […]
“Don’t ever say you can’t do something until you’ve tried.” Dr. Angela L. Brown said those words of wisdom from her grandfather, Alex G. Brown, stays with her. Brown is Vice Chair for Health Equity and Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. As an internal medicine physician […]
The Institute for Informatics (I2) and the Healthcare Innovation Lab are sponsoring anotherBig Ideas Grant Program for BJC Healthcare and Washington University School of Medicine.This grant gives teams the opportunity to fund innovations in informatics and healthcare delivery. Applicants may request up to $50,000.
The following list of available sites is vetted and approved by the Chief Data Scientist Dr. Philip R.O. Payne
Keystone Integrated Science Courses (KISCs) will play an integral role in Phase 3 of Washington University School of Medicine’s Gateway curriculum. All MD students will be required to complete three 4-week KISCs; MSTP students will be required to complete two 4-week KISCs. Each KISC will integrate the science and practice of a defined topic by […]
Below is some important information on absentee voting in Missouri for the St. Louis County/City area. There are several details which aren’t necessarily spelled out discretely on the election websites.
Dr. Hilary Babcock, an infectious disease specialist at Washington University School of Medicine and BJC’s director of infection prevention, shares some important information about coronavirus.
So many questions are surfacing regarding the Coronavirus so we called in Dr. Hilary Babcock from Barnes-Jewish Hospital to answer them once and for all.
Division of Hospital Medicine celebrating National Hospitalist Day.
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases faculty are working to answer questions about coronavirus in the community. View Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, interview on KMOV News 4.
The patient is nine months pregnant and in good health. With the proper care, she has much to look forward to.
Jason Burnham, MD, assistant professor of medicine
Victoria Fraser, MD, the Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine
Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Dominique Cosco has agreed to accept the role of Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes-Jewish Hospital. As you know, Dr. Cosco assumed the responsibility of Interim Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program in March of this year. Since […]
Peggy Kendall, MD, was named director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She joined the university from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, where she was an associate professor of medicine and pathology, microbiology and immunology.
The Stanley J. Korsmeyer Memorial Lectureship was established in 2005 at the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Thursday, October 31, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. Eric P. Newman Education Center, Floor 1 EPNEC Auditorium “ER Stress: Reprogramming the Tumor Microenvironment” Download Flyer (pdf)
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in partnership with the Department of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital’s Center for Diversity and Cultural Competence, and St. Louis Children’s Hospital invite you to join us as Adia Harvey Wingfield, PhD, Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, presents about her most recent book, Flatlining: Race, […]
Please join us for the inaugural WUSM symposium aimed at the professional development of women in academic medicine to provide strategies for career advancement, opportunities for networking and interdepartmental community building.
Monday, September 23, 2019 5 pm – 7 pm Ministries United 14550 New Halls Ferry Road Florissant, MO 63033 View the VASTLouis Facebook page for more information
REGISTER NOW! Join us for the 2019 Transgender Spectrum Conference Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9 Washington University in St. Louis—Danforth Campus Advance registration closes October 8 CEUs (for Social Workers and Counselors) are available. Visit the conference website for full details: sites.wustl.edu/transgenderspectrumconference/ Download the poster QUESTIONS: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Medicine’s Office of Faculty Development welcomed new faculty on Wednesday, August 28 with an orientation session followed by an institutional resource fair featuring representatives from a variety of centers, cores and resources within WUSM. Attendees had the opportunity to network with their fellow DOM colleagues while learning more about the many resources […]
OUTmed, an organization for LGBTQIA-identified faculty, staff, trainees and allies at the School of Medicine, participated in St. Louis’ PrideFest and Parade on June 30. OUTmed, a forum based in the Department of Medicine, is open to anyone in the School of Medicine interested in OUTmed activities, regardless of departmental affiliation. This was OUTmed’s third […]
The National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP) offers a two-year training experience with formal leadership and master’s level research training. Scholars endeavor to be change agents driving policy-relevant research and partnerships to improve health and health care. Download NCSP flyer
The Department of Medicine recently recognized faculty who have been honored with teaching and clinical awards this past year. Their outstanding contributions fostering medical education and clinical excellence positively influences the medical profession not only locally, but also nationally and internationally.
Two physician-scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are among the 100 new members and 25 foreign associates elected to the National Academy of Sciences this year. Election to the academy — which was announced Tuesday, April 30 — is considered one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a […]