2023 RADIANCE Summer Research Program (Links to an external site)


EXCITING Opportunity to Engage Students in Research for Cardiovascular & Hematologic Disorders! On behalf of Dr. Victor-Davila Roman, Director of the Global Health Center at Washington University in St. Louis, we are currently accepting applications for our 2023 RADIANCE Summer Program, which will provide an enriching experience specifically in the areas of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) […]

Short-Term Research Experience Program to Unlock Potential (STEP-UP)

The STEP-UP Program offers undergraduate scholars, underrepresented in medicine, an intensive, high-quality, educational, and mentored-research summer experience in nutrition, obesity, diabetes and related disorders (NODR) research. Apply by February 1, 2023.Questions? Email: crtc@wustl.edu.

Call for Applications: Kornfeld Post-Bac (Links to an external site)

Washington University Physician-Scientist Post-Bac Scholars Program. The mission of the Post-baccalaureate (Post-bac) program is to provide an intensive, mentored, laboratory research experience for Under Represented in Medicine (URiM) students that will promote their career development, expose them to the physician-scientist career pathway, and strengthen their applications to MD and/or MD/PhD programs. Applications Close: January 9, 2023

Call for Applications: Short-Term Research Experience for Under-Represented Persons (STEP-UP R25)

STEP-UP Summer Interns Receive: Biomedical research experience during a 10-week seminar program Stipend available for all participants All expense-paid travel to present at the Annual STEP-UP Symposium at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, MD Year-round mentoring support and career development advice Eligibility: US citizen, non-citizen national, or legal resident College student with a […]

Doris Duke Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Awards provide grants to junior physician scientists to facilitate their transition to independent clinical research careers. The 2023 Clinical Scientist Development Awards competition is now open and accepting pre-proposals. See the Request for Applications document for information on how to apply. The deadline to submit pre-proposals is Nov. 17, 2022, at […]

Doris Duke Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists Program (DDFRCS) and COVID-19 Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists Program (CFRCS) — Call for Applications (Links to an external site)

The Doris Duke Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists Program (DDFRCS) and the COVID-19 Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists (CFRCS) Program provide innovative institutional solutions to reduce faculty attrition by assisting junior faculty facing extraprofessional demands through new interventions, resources, and mentoring.

WashU Human Resources

Financial and physical well-being programming, family care updates, employee resource reminders, and more, to help you thrive, personally and professionally. Employee Financial Well-Being Resources Dependent tuition benefit WashU’s dependent child tuition assistance benefit is available for dependent children of eligible employees who have completed at least seven consecutive full-time years of service (or the equivalent […]

Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI) – Important Upcoming Deadlines

SSCI Research Scholar Award Deadline – September 1Details and information on this $25,000 (plus 10% indirect costs) pilot funding award can be found at here. SRM 2023 Abstract Deadline – October 7Information on SRM 2023 and abstract submission will soon be available on our website. Abstract submission site will open August 1. SSCI Mentor of […]

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Racial Justice Training

Dear DOM Colleagues, In our continuing effort to uphold our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Racial Justice, we are offering DOM-wide virtual training for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion courses –  1.0, 2.0, 3.0 and 4.0. These foundational courses are 1 hour each and are required for all members of the Department of Medicine.     To […]

Loeb Teaching Fellows: Call for Applications

On behalf of Loeb Selection Committee co-chairs, Dr. Eva Aagaard and Dr. Abby Spencer, we are pleased to announce the call for applications for Loeb Teaching Fellows. Applications will be accepted now through Friday, March 11, 2022 at 5:00pm. The Loeb Teaching Fellows program was established in 2004 by a generous gift from Mr. and […]

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 lisae@wustl.edu, 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, […]