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Department of Medicine, Research Strategic Planning- Faculty Town Hall Meetings

Let’s discuss the future of research in our Department – from bedside to basic science and back to the people...

Safety-net hospitals fare better under new Medicare reimbursement rules Readmission penalties reduced for hospitals with poorest patients

MATT MILLER Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, led a study showing that...

Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

Cardiovascular Division Leadership Announcement

Dr. Douglas L. Mann, the Tobias and Hortense Lewin Professor of Medicine, has decided to step down as Chief of the...

Congratulations to Dr. Lenise Cummings-Vaughn!

Dear Faculty and Staff, We are pleased to announce that Dr. Lenise Cummings-Vaughn will be receiving the 2019 Alene and...

DOM Medical Education Update

Colleagues, It is my pleasure to announce that Dr. Melvin Blanchard, Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Medical...

In Vivo Imaging Core

Dear Department of Medicine Faculty, The Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis created the In Vivo Imaging Core...

School of Medicine expands mission of McDonnell Genome Institute

The McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is entering a new era of genomic medicine, expanding...

Washington University School of Medicine

White named director of Division of Palliative Medicine

Patrick White, MD, an assistant professor of medicine, has been named director of the newly formed Division of Palliative Medicine...

Washington University School of Medicine

Gerald Medoff, former director of infectious diseases division, 82

Gerald Medoff, MD, an emeritus professor of medicine and former director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chair...

J. Evan Sadler, director of hematology, 67

Dear colleagues, It is with great sadness that I write to inform you that Dr. Evan Sadler died peacefully at...

Siteman Cancer Center plans 2020 opening at Memorial Hospital East

Siteman Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the region, has received all necessary approvals to...

Washington University School of Medicine

Philips named co-director of infectious diseases division

Tuberculosis expert Jennifer Philips, MD, PhD, an associate professor of medicine, has been named co-director of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the...

Washington University School of Medicine

Dr. Benjamin Jennings joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Benjamin Jennings joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in the Division of Hematology in October, 2018. Dr....

Dr. Valeria Tosti joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Valeria Tosti joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in the Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Sciences in...

Dr. Maamoun Salam joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Maamoun Salam joined the Department of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid...

Dr. Patrick White appointed Division Chief of Palliative Medicine

Patrick White, MD, has accepted the position as Division Chief of the newly-formed Division of Palliative Medicine in the Department...

Dr. Jennifer Philips MD, PhD new Co-Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases

It is my pleasure to announce that Dr. Jennifer Philips MD, PhD, has accepted the position as Co-Director of the...

Dr. Rajan Sah joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Rajan Sah joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an Associate Professor in September, 2018....

Dr. Lily Huang joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Lily Huang joined the Department of Medicine with the VA Hospital as an Instructor in July, 2018. She completed...

Symposium Honoring Dr. John P Atkinson, November 12, 2018

Dr. Will Ross expands his role as Associate Dean for Diversity Programs

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Will Ross has agreed to expand his role as Associate Dean for Diversity...

Dr. Nusayba Bagegni joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Nusayba Bagegni joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Assistant Professor in August, 2018....

Meet and Greet with Dr. Sherree Wilson

Dr. Johannes Tanner joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Johannes Tanner joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Instructor in July, 2018. Dr....

Dr. Olivia Aranha joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Olivia Arahna joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Assistant Professor in December, 2017....

Dr. Wenners Ballard joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Wenners Ballard joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July, 2018....

Dr. Alex Thomas joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Alex Thomas joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an instructor in June 2018....

Dr. Peter Zhao joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Peter Zhao joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in June, 2018....

Dr. Lakshmi Chelapareddy joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Lakshmi Ramya Chelapareddy attended medical school at Alluri Sitarama Raju Academy of Medical Sciences, under the NTR University of...

Dr. Dennis Chang joins the Department of Medicine

Dennis Chang, MD is an Associate Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine and the Interprofessional Education (IPE) MD Thread...

Dr. Venkata Vosuri joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Venkata Vosuri joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an instructor in June, 2018....

Dr. Anjali Gupta joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Anjali Gupta joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine on July 1, 2018 as an...

Dr. Nhila Jagadeesan joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Nhila Jagadeesan joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in July of...

Dr. Stephanie Velloze joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Velloze is originally from Cleveland, OH, and graduated summa cum laude from Case Western Reserve University with a bachelor’s in Biology....

Dr. Jordan Atkins joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jordan Atkins joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July, 2018....

Dr. Tushina Jain joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Tushina Jain joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine  as an instructor in July, 2018....

Dr. Amir Esmaeeli joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Amir Esmaeeli joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine in July 2018 as an instructor....

Dr. Christine Heumann Joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Christine Heumann joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Assistant Professor in July,...

Dr. Jimmy Ma joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jimmy Ma joined the Department of Medicine in June, 2018.  Dr. Ma completed his undergraduate studies in 2011 and...

Dr. Joyce Ji Joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Joyce Ji joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at Barnes Jewish...

Dr. Kathryn Filson Joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Kathryn Filson is an Instructor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. She joined...

Dr. Eze Okeagu joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Eze Okeagu joined the Department of Medicine as an instructor in the Division of Hospital Medicine in June, 2018....

Dr. Ivan Mugisha joins the Department of Medicine

Dr Ivan Mugisha joined the Department of Medicine in June, 2018 as an Instructor of Medicine with the Division of...

Dr. Stephen Chi joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Stephen Chi joined the Department of Medicine in the Hospitalist division at Washington University in Saint Louis as an...

Dr. Zachary Morgan joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Zachary Morgan joined the Department of Medicine in the Hospital Medicine division as an Instructor in June 2018 after...

Dr. Lin Liu joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Lin Liu joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hematology as an Instructor in March, 2018. During...

Spotlight on Women in Medicine & Science

Dr. Richard Rood to join the Department of Medicine

Dr. Richard Rood will join the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology as a Professor in November, 2018....

Fall 2018 Rheumatology Newsletter

Dr. Nita Kohli joins the Department of Medicine

Nita Kohli, MD, MPH, joined the Department of Medicine in November, 2017 as an assistant professor of medicine, division of...