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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

MSNBC

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...

BJC HealthCare

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...

KMOV4

National Hospitalist Day

Division of Hospital Medicine celebrating National Hospitalist Day.  

DOM Insider Volume 3

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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...

DOM Insider Volume 2

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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...

Washington University

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,...

The Source

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....

Washington University School of Medicine

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...

Washington University School of Medicine

Siteman Cancer Center announces first network affiliate in Illinois

The Siteman Cancer Network, a partnership with regional medical centers, has added a third member, the network’s first in Illinois. Alton Memorial...

Washington University School of Medicine

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....