Dr. Thomas W. Hoyt joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in July 2019. He was born and raised in Saint Louis, Missouri. He acquired a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education at Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri in 2009. He attended Washington University in Saint Louis for post-baccalaureate premedical studies, and subsequently acquired his medical degree at the University of Iowa in Iowa City in 2016, where he developed his interest in pursuing internal medicine. His fourth year of medical school he was awarded the John and Oral Sebelin Award for Excellence in Internal Medicine.
He completed his Internal Medicine residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in 2019. During his time in residency he was awarded intern/resident of the month on three occasions and received Second-Year Resident of the Year in 2018. Additionally, he was a contributing author in The Washington Manual – Internship Survival Guide (5th Edition).
Throughout his career from undergraduate education to the present, teaching has been his primary passion, which has directed his course as an instructor today. He was the instructor of numerous small groups within medical school. During residency he was honored to be in the inaugural class of the Teaching Physician Pathway at Washington University, where he was able to build upon his education portfolio. He was also provided the opportunity to present at Internal Medicine Grand Rounds regarding historical inequalities of health care within Saint Louis.
Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters. For enjoyment he partakes in running, ultimate frisbee, amateur photography, and traveling.