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Beyond the Police

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Medical Students Organize WUSM #WhiteCoatsforBlackLives Efforts

In late May, several School of Medicine students were discussing how they could make a difference in light of the...

Internal Medicine Resident forms MDs for Racial Justice Book Club

The events of late have left many in the medical community considering their personal roles in addressing racial injustice. Internal...

Lift Every Voice and Sing

We remember those who have died and those who continue to suffer because of racism.  This song was written in...

Lisa Zickuhr appointed Associate Clerkship Director for Internal Medicine

The Department of Medicine is very happy to welcome our new Associate Clerkship Director for Internal Medicine, Dr. Lisa Zickuhr....

AUPHA Annual Meeting: Keynote Presentation – Health Equity: Moving Beyond the Legacy of Racism and Discrimination

AUPHA is pleased to announce a special addition to the 2020 Annual Meeting. Dr. Vetta Sanders Thompson will be delivering...

AUPHA

Becoming Anti-Racist

Racism is against our departmental values of inclusion, diversity and equity.  Racism harms ALL of us in many ways. It...

DBBS: Statement on #ShutdownSTEM

Dear DBBS Community, We are inspired by the sentiment of #ShutdownSTEM, hence we are aligning our Division with its aims...

Medical students assist health departments in tracking COVID-19

Washington University medical student Sharon Abada is one of more than 100 students at the School of Medicine who has...

The Record

$3.7 million aimed at studying effect of manganese exposure on cognitive skills

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a $3.7 million grant to investigate the link...

School of Medicine news release

MD Commencement Recognition Ceremony 2020

Washington University School of Medicine recognizes Doctor of Medicine graduates during a virtual Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 15, at...

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COVID-19 in-home monitoring program launched

People with COVID-19 who are seen by Washington University physicians or BJC Medical Group providers, but not sick enough to...

School of Medicine news release

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...

Medicine Grand Rounds

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

Podcast: Infectious diseases expert on the current state of the novel coronavirus

A new podcast about work involving the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 launches today. We highlight some of the heroic efforts in...

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...

Match Day 2020 goes virtual

  Reluctantly, faculty and students at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis added social distancing to this year’s...

The Record

WashU in the News: MSNBC The Beat With Ari Melber – Coronavirus

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Coronavirus Information from Dr. Hilary Babcock

Dr. Hilary Babcock, an infectious disease specialist at Washington University School of Medicine and BJC’s director of infection prevention, shares...

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WashU in the News: KMOV Ask the Expert – Coronavirus

So many questions are surfacing regarding the Coronavirus so we called in Dr. Hilary Babcock from Barnes-Jewish Hospital to answer...

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National Hospitalist Day

Division of Hospital Medicine celebrating National Hospitalist Day.  

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We are the academy – Teaching support, resources ramp up in advance of curriculum renewal

In less than a year, the School of Medicine will debut a new curriculum — known as the Gateway Curriculum —...

Outlook Magazine

Andrew Odden, MD: Appointed as Vice Chair of Patient Safety

Dear colleagues, It is my pleasure to announce that Andrew Odden, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Hospital Medicine...

Institute for Public Health and Washington University Join Effort to End AIDS by 2030

As of Dec. 1, 2019, St. Louis is now one of more than 300 Fast-Track Cities committed to ending HIV/AIDS by the...

Washington University Record

Dr. Mark Thoelke to step down as Director of Division of Hospital Medicine

Mark Thoelke, MD, SFHM is stepping down as Director of the Division of Hospital Medicine, as of Jan 1, 2020...

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...

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Peggy Kendall, MD Kendall named director of allergy and immunology division

Peggy Kendall, MD, was named director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology in the Department of Medicine at Washington...

School of Medicine news release

Laurie H. Glimcher, MD The Stanley J. Korsmeyer Memorial Lectureship

The Stanley J. Korsmeyer Memorial Lectureship was established in 2005 at the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University...

Reflection of values – The School of Medicine pledges $100 million to offset tuition through scholarships and revise the curriculum

On a crisp autumn Saturday two years ago, the newly appointed senior associate dean for education began getting ready for...

Outlook Magazine

Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy with Adia Wingfield, PhD.

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in partnership with the Department of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital’s Center for Diversity...

School of Medicine establishes Division of Physician-Scientists

Addressing a nationwide shortage of physician-scientists, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has established a Division of Physician-Scientists...

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Siteman Northwest Grand Opening

Position available for Co-Director, Office of Faculty Development (OFD) Department of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis

2019 Career Development Fall Seminar Schedule

November 12th – “Submitting an R Grant: What to Know When You Apply” December 3rd – “Patient Recruitment for Research:...

Cresci spearheads precision medicine statement for heart failure

Sharon Cresci, MD, an associate professor of medicine and of genetics in the Cardiovascular Division at Washington University School of Medicine in...

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Academy of Educators member induction ceremony

Please plan to join us on Tuesday, September 24 from 4-5p (with reception to follow) for the Academy of Educators...

Melvin Blanchard, MD – Division of Medical Education

Dear colleagues, Dr. Melvin Blanchard has taken an important new leadership position at the Baltimore Medical Center and will be...

DOM Faculty and Family Day at the Zoo – October 13th, 2019

The Office of Faculty Development in the Department of Medicine will be hosting DOM Faculty and Family Day at the...

Rood gives keynote at ostomy conference

Richard P. Rood, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis,...

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Women Leading in Medicine & Science Symposium: Forging Ahead

Please join us for the inaugural WUSM symposium aimed at the professional development of women in academic medicine to provide...

Veterans Townhall Meeting

Monday, September 23, 2019 5 pm – 7 pm Ministries United 14550 New Halls Ferry Road Florissant, MO 63033 View...

2019 Transgender Spectrum Conference

REGISTER NOW! Join us for the 2019 Transgender Spectrum Conference Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9 Washington University in...

L. Michelle Bennett, PhD to lead Career Development Seminar August 27, 2019

DOM Insider Volume I

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Department of Medicine newsletter, The DOM Insider.

Cardiovascular Division Leadership Announcement

Dr. Douglas L. Mann, the Tobias and Hortense Lewin Professor of Medicine, stepped down as Chief of the Cardiovascular Division effective...

Powderly to lead Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences

William G. Powderly, MD, the Dr. J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St....

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Blanchard appointed vice chair for education

The Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has named Melvin Blanchard, MD, to the newly...

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