Call for Applications: Kornfeld Post-Bac (Links to an external site)

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

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 […]

Loeb Teaching Fellows: Call for Applications

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 […]

Doris Duke COVID-19 Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists Program (CFRCS) (Links to an external site)

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.

Undergraduate ASPIRE Program

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 […]

Why Internal Medicine Program Directors remain in their positions, are effective, and thrive: A qualitative study (Links to an external site)

The American Journal of Medicine logo

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 […]

Take Care Series (Links to an external site)

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.

The doctor driven by grandfatherly advice (Links to an external site)

“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 […]

Institute for Informatics (I2) – Big Idea (Links to an external site)

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.

Gateway Curriculum Keystone Integrated Science Courses (KISCs) Request for Pilot Proposals (Links to an external site)

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 […]

National Hospitalist Day

Division of Hospital Medicine celebrating National Hospitalist Day.  

KMOV News 4, Ask the Expert: Coronavirus (Links to an external site)

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.

Dominique Cosco, MD – Medicine Residency Program Director

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 […]

Kendall named director of allergy and immunology division (Links to an external site)

Peggy Kendall, MD

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

Laurie H. Glimcher, MD

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)

Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy with Adia Wingfield, PhD. (Links to an external site)

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, […]

Veterans Townhall Meeting

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

2019 Transgender Spectrum Conference

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: Download the poster QUESTIONS: Contact

DOM Faculty Orientation and Fair

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 at St. Louis PrideFest

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 […]

National Clinician Scholars Program

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

Department of Medicine Faculty Recognition Reception

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.

Colonna, Ley elected to National Academy of Sciences (Links to an external site)

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 […]