Dr. Lisa Zickuhr joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Lisa Zickuhr joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology as an Instructor in September, 2018.  She was previously affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic.

After graduating from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, she trained in Internal Medicine at Washington University at St. Louis Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO and completed her Rheumatology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. She is a general rheumatologist with a clinical interest in systemic lupus erythematosus and has published in the area of complement-mediated thrombotic microangiopathy in the setting of systemic lupus erythematosus.

Dr. Zickuhr’s academic pursuit is medical education. Throughout her career, she has taught patients, high school students, and all levels of medical trainees as well as written curricula to address specific educational needs. She earned a Distinguished Educator Teaching Certificate and has been recognized for her efforts with Distinguished Teaching awards. Her background is particularly strong in hospital medicine, as she worked as a hospitalist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital from June 2015-June 2016. In her role as rheumatology fellow at Cleveland Clinic, she enjoyed working in the inpatient setting.

The process and practical aspects of delivering medical education interests Dr. Zickuhr. She hopes to earn a Masters in Health Professions Education, further advance her skills as a health professions educator, participate in education endeavors within the university, and pursue a career in education research.

Dr. Zickuhr is proud of the quality of medical care she learned from and participated in during her years as an internal medicine resident and subsequent hospitalist. She is honored to be part of the Division of Rheumatology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and to treat the patients it serves.