Pride Month (Links to an external site)

Pride Month is a time for LGBTQ+ people to uplift and celebrate their freedom to live authentically. The LGBTQ+ community deserves affirmed, safe, supported, joyful, and mentally healthy lives. “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in […]

Minority Health Month – Diversity Month (Links to an external site)

Minority Health Month

April celebrates both Diversity Month and National Minority Health Month, providing an opportunity to recognize and honor the diversity of the world around us while also addressing the disproportionate burden of premature death and illness in racial and ethnic minority groups.

Happy Lunar New Year 2024 (Links to an external site)

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, is indeed a significant and widely celebrated festival in Chinese culture. It is a time for family reunions, cultural festivities, and welcoming a new year with hope and optimism. In 2024, Chinese New Year begins on February 10th and lasts for 15 […]

Nominate a Colleague for the Drum Major Awards! (Links to an external site)

Drum Major Awards

The Drum Major Awards will recognize individuals at WashU School of Medicine who embody what it means to be an upstander. Awardees should be those who speak up or act in support of an individual or cause, particularly someone who intervenes on behalf of a person being bullied or attacked. Upstanders are people who speak and […]

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 medicine resident Rachel Cohen, MD, while reflecting on how she could make her own individual contribution to the cause, shared her thoughts and feelings with a friend. Knowing her busy schedule as a resident, Cohen’s […]