Gastroenterology’s Dayna S. Early, MD, awarded 2023 Distinguished Endoscopic Research Mentoring Award

Dayna S. Early, MD, FASGE, professor of medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, was selected as the recipient of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) 2023 Distinguished Endoscopic Research Mentoring Award. The ASGE is the global leader in advancing digestive care through education, advocacy and promotion of excellence and innovation in endoscopy. Dr. Early will accept […]

Newberry named Danforth WashU Physician-Scientist Scholar (Links to an external site)

Rodney D. Newberry, MD, the Dr. Nicholas V. Costrini Professor of Gastroenterology and Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a William H. Danforth Washington University Physician-Scientist Scholar. The program, established in 2022, is aimed at supporting the careers of outstanding physician-scientists whose work is truly pioneering and […]

Victoria J. Fraser, MD, awarded the APM Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award

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Victoria J. Fraser, MD, Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine, was awarded the Association of Professors of Medicine (APM) Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award as part of the 2023 Alliance Awards through the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM).  The Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished […]

Nephrology’s Monica Chang-Panesso, MD, awarded 2023 Southern Society for Clinical Investigation Research Scholar Award

Monica Chang-Panesso, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology, was selected as the recipient of the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI) 2023 Research Scholar Award for her proposal entitled “Tubular Senescence and Proliferative Capacity of the Aging Kidney”. The SSCI Research Scholar Award provides support for physician-scientists as they take on innovative research […]

New Firm Medical Directors

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It is my pleasure to announce that Stephanie Conner, MD, Margo Girardi, MD, and Mustafa Husaini, MD, have been appointed as Medicine Teaching Service (Firm) Medical Directors, serving in dual roles to assist with Department of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital operations, patient safety, and quality for inpatient units. While working closely with hospital, nursing, and […]

Wellness Leadership

I am pleased to announce that Carolina Salvador, MD, has been appointed as the Director of Wellness for the Department of Medicine. Dr. Salvador was born in Spain and came to the U.S. to do research at the University of Texas, Southwestern. She then received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science […]

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Positions

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Jesus Jimenez, MD, PhD, has been appointed as the Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Fellows and Postdoctoral trainees in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Jimenez grew up in southern California and completed his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology at the University of California, San Diego. He joined the Medical Scientist Training Program and […]

Washington University School of Medicine chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society announces class of 2022

The Alpha Omega Alpha Executive and Selection committees announce the new faculty, alumni and house officers to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Class of 2022. AΩA is the honor medical society recognizing, advocating for, and inspiring physicians in the care of patients and promotion of health. Members may be elected throughout their career […]

Barnes-Jewish Hospital honors Kollef, Rubin with Lifetime Achievement Award

Marin Kollef, MD, and Brian Rubin, MD, honored by medical staff for longtime service to hospital, university and community (Reprinted from the May 31, 2022 issue of Physician Connect.) Marin Kollef, MD, FACP, FCCP and Brian Rubin, MD, FACS, received the Barnes-Jewish Medical Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the Association’s semi-annual general meeting May 12 […]

De Fer receives Jane F. Desforges Distinguished Teacher Award from the American College of Physicians; De Fer and Fraser awarded Masterships

Thomas M. De Fer, MD, FACP, Chief, Division of General Medicine, was awarded the 2021-2022 Jane F. Desforges Distinguished Teacher Award by the American College of Physicians (ACP) during the annual ACP meeting in April. The award is bestowed upon a Fellow or Master of the College who has demonstrated the qualities of a great […]

Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI, named interim Co-Editor-in-Chief of Open Forum Infectious Diseases

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has appointed Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI, as a interim co-editor-in-chief of Open Forum Infectious Diseases (OFID), an IDSA journal publication. Spec previously served as OFID’s associate deputy editor for transfers. More details regarding OFID’s new appointments are available on their website.