Doris Duke COVID-19 Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists Program (CFRCS) (Links to an external site)

The COVID-19 Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists (CFRCS) Program provides innovative institutional solutions to reduce faculty attrition by assisting junior faculty facing extraprofessional demands due to COVID-19. The CFRCS provides broad-based education to raise awareness, and implement new interventions, resources and mentoring to support junior faculty facing extraprofessional challenges due to COVID-19.

Undergraduate ASPIRE Program

Become a Summer Research Mentor Advanced Summer Program for Investigation and Research Education Clinical Research Mentors Needed! Students are admitted via a competitive application Fulltime, 3 credit program runs June 1 July 29, 2022 Students have 5 hours of weekly coursework in June (Fundamentals of Clinical and Translational Research) Students work fulltime in mentor’s lab […]

Take Care Series (Links to an external site)

Join us for the Take Care Series throughout the month of October 2021 to learn from a diverse group of well-being experts. This series highlights the 8ight Ways to Wellness principles to address important well-being topics, including screening recommendations, emotional supports, financial planning, nutrition tips and more.

New MD Clinical Fellowship in Translational Sciences

Washington University’s Center for Clinical Research Training – Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program – a new and exciting clinical and translational research opportunity for physicians who are engaged in a clinical fellowship at Washington University. The Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program (TSPP) is part of the WU Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) and is supported […]

Academy of Educators Call for Applications

The Academy of Educators is now accepting applications for membership for 2021.  The Academy is an institutional collaboration of educators who together foster a culture of educational excellence and an institutionally valued community of leaders in health science education. With participation opportunities for teachers, educators and leaders, the Academy is service-based with a selective membership […]

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals /Washington University Collaboration – Call for Challenge Grant Proposals

Washington University and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals are pleased to announce a second call for Challenge Grant proposals. Challenge Grants are intended for projects where a compelling therapeutic target has been identified, but additional validation is required. This program focuses on platforms such as Oligonucleotides, small molecules, peptides, drug/device combinations and other innovative scientific technology platforms. Specific […]

PSTP Co-Director Opening

Duties of Co-Director of Department of Internal Medicine Physician-Scientist Training Program (PSTP) The PSTP was initiated in 2000 to provide mentorship for graduates of MD-PhD programs or MDs with significant research experience, who aspire to academic careers as physician-scientists in a medical subspecialty.  Currently there are 41 trainees at various stages of the 6-8 year […]

New Center of Biological Rhythms and Sleep (COBRAS) at Washington University

Introducing a new research center at Washington University available to individuals within the Department of Medicine. COBRAS is a multi-disciplinary, cross-departmental center dedicated to enhancing research related to sleep, circadian rhythms, and disease at WashU. COBRAS offers:Cores to facilitate your human or mouse sleep and circadian studies on the medical campus.A Seminar Series to bring world leaders […]

Institute for Informatics (I2) – Big Idea (Links to an external site)

The Institute for Informatics (I2) and the Healthcare Innovation Lab are sponsoring anotherBig Ideas Grant Program for BJC Healthcare and Washington University School of Medicine.This grant gives teams the opportunity to fund innovations in informatics and healthcare delivery. Applicants may request up to $50,000.

Gateway Curriculum Keystone Integrated Science Courses (KISCs) Request for Pilot Proposals (Links to an external site)

Keystone Integrated Science Courses (KISCs) will play an integral role in Phase 3 of Washington University School of Medicine’s Gateway curriculum.  All MD students will be required to complete three 4-week KISCs; MSTP students will be required to complete two 4-week KISCs.  Each KISC will integrate the science and practice of a defined topic by […]

Family care Support for Washington University employees

Knowing that family members are safe and well-cared for is the cornerstone of healthy work-life balance. Washington University is committed to providing the support you need to navigate caring for your family.

The Interesting Patient Study (TIPS): Now Accepting Applications

Many successful physician-scientists can recall a specific patient who sparked their curiosity and set them on the path towards an investigative career. The Interesting Patient Study (TIPS) provides Washington University clinical trainees in any department the opportunity to more deeply study, through basic science approaches, the interesting patients that they see in the clinic using […]

Equalize 2021 – Mentorship Program & Pitch Competition for Women in Academia

Equalize is a virtual mentor program and pitch competition designed to take national action around the disparity of women academic inventors forming university startups. This mentorship and education program culminates in a one-day virtual pitch event on September 22, 2021. The program selects, coaches, and promotes academic women inventors with startup technologies to engage the […]

WUSM COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall

Mark your calendar for 1-2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9, for a School of Medicine online town hall for faculty, staff and students. This town hall will be focused on COVID-19 vaccines, including discussion about the vaccines’ distribution, safety, effectiveness and more. The session will be recorded for those who aren’t able to attend. Check your […]

Child, Family, Pregnancy and Lactation Resources

Employees can now contact Lisa Eberle-Mayse, the new Child and Family Care Facilitator at Washington University for support in finding and maintaining care for their family members. Learn more about Lisa and her role here. Contact Lisa at, or 314-935-3060. Update on available resources for pregnant and lactating trainees: Pregnancy and Lactation Resources for […]

OVCR Hosts Researcher Town Hall on COVID-19

Victoria Fraser, MD was the guest speaker for the November 13, 2020 OVCR Town Hall . A recording of the Town Hall is available on the OVCR website.

Intersections Science Fellows Symposium (Links to an external site)

January 6-8, 2021 The main goals of the multi-institutional Intersections Science Fellows Symposium are to showcase the outstanding research contributions of postdocs in the biological sciences, including those from backgrounds historically underrepresented in academia, and to support the scientific and professional development of the next generation of academic faculty. Applications due Tuesday, December 1, 2020 […]

Reinstating the university contribution to the 403(b)

Valuing your financial well-being Reinstating the university’s contribution to the 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan Dear Faculty and Staff, As Chancellor Martin announced, we are very pleased that beginning with the first full pay period in November, the university contribution to the 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan will be reinstated as follows: Bi-weekly-paid employees on the November […]

Academic Medical Leadership Program for Physicians and Scientists (Links to an external site)

2021 Academic Medical Leadership Program for Physicians and Scientists: Now Accepting ApplicationsThis program is a collaborative effort of the School of Medicine, the Olin Business School and BJC HealthCare with the primary objective of equipping physicians and scientists to take on expanding roles in academic medicine and health care delivery.  More information and application available […]

Get your 2020 flu vaccine (Links to an external site)

Earlier this week, you received an email from Washington University leadership announcing the importance of getting your influenza vaccine this season. Per university policy, any Washington University employee, including faculty, staff and trainees, working onsite for any period of time must receive this year’s influenza vaccination, unless granted an exemption for medical reasons or religious beliefs. Students […]

Heart Team Summit 2020 Lecture Series

The Heart Team Summit joins Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery faculty at Washington University, St. Louis, Ascension/St. Vincent in Indianapolis, and Northwestern University. This educational initiative was developed to provide a forum for discussing and presenting laboratory and clinical research concerning the care of patients through case based coronary and structural heart intervention cases. This initiative […]

Voting registration details

Missouri deadline, on or before October 7, 2020. Illinois deadlines: mail: post marked by Tues. Oct. 6 Online: Sun., Oct. 18 In person: Tues., Nov.3 You should register if you: Never voted before Moved to a new address Changed your name You must be a US citizen and 18 years old on election day, Nov. […]

Academy of Educators Workshops (Links to an external site)

The Academy of Educators hosts workshops to enhance faculty development and teaching pedagogy. These workshops will be held throughout the academic year, and individuals can reach out at any time to schedule 1:1 faculty development workshops for individuals, teams, departments, or divisions.

FOREVER LEARNING. Youth Enrichment Program (YEP)

The Gateway Region YMCA is stepping up to fulfill a need for enrichment-based licensed child care for students whose schools are providing virtual learning for the 2020-2021 school year.

Becoming Anti-Racist

Racism is against our departmental values of inclusion, diversity and equity.  Racism harms ALL of us in many ways. It harms and destroys our communities, institutions, lives, health, well-being, relationships, integrity, and spirituality. The journey from racism to anti-racism has to happen on many levels (individual, institutional, community, organization etc.). To be anti-racist, the easiest […]

DBBS: Statement on #ShutdownSTEM

Dear DBBS Community, We are inspired by the sentiment of #ShutdownSTEM, hence we are aligning our Division with its aims and participating. As we highlighted in the letter to our community last week, we are committed to centering anti-racist policy and work. We fully support our DBBS community participating in this action. Should students, faculty, […]