Clinical News

Countdown to EPIC

June 2, 2018 is the date that the SLCH, BJH and WUSM academic practices will go live on the EPIC integrated system. Ambulatory, inpatient, emergency department documentation, and diagnostic testing results will be maintained in one system. EPIC will also be used for scheduling, WUSM registration and for professional billing. In the months ahead, we will learn more about EPIC functionality and how it directly impacts your work. What can you do to now to prepare?
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Research News

  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) shared the following information for those who are conducting NIH-funded research that involves human subjects, or are considering applying to NIH for support of such research
  • Research Management System Demo Series August Recap, Demo #3 planned for October
  • Registration is now open for Necessary Elements in the Fundamentals of Human Research
  • Accelerating Clinical Research Coordination (ACCE) Programs available beginning September 2017

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Funding Opportunities

R01 Series – new: October 5
U01 – new: October 5
K Series – new: October 12
R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 – new: October 16
R15 – new, renewal, resubmission, revision: October 25

  • Request for Applications, TL1 Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program (TSPP)
  • Call for Pilot Research Grant Applications, Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, LOI due 11.1.17
  • Micro-grant Request for Proposals, Zebrafish Models for Pediatric Research Services Cooperative (ZRSC) deadline 10.16.17
  • Matching Micro Grants offered by The Center for Drug Discovery (CDD), deadline 11.15.17
  • WU/Pfizer Centers for Therapeutic Innovation Call for Proposals (Round Two-due 10.13.17)
  • Washington University Musculoskeletal Research Center (MRC) Call for Proposals due 11.13.17
  • Center for the Investigation of Membrane Excitability Diseases Pilot Grant Program due 11.17.17

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Funded Awards

Congratulations to Leonard Bacharier, Allan Doctor, Sarah Garwood, Dorothy Grange, Carmen Halabi, Jeffrey Magee, Jose Pineda, Katie Plax, Philip Spinella, Phillip Tarr, Neil White, and Xunjun Xiao
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OFD News

New Hematology and Oncology Leadership

Shalini Shenoy, M.D., the Teresa J. Vietti MD Scholar and Professor of Pediatrics, has been named Interim Chief for the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. Dr. Shenoy has an international reputation as an expert in stem cell transplantation for non-malignant disorders. 
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Faculty Social at International Tap House

Pediatrics’ 1st happy hour at The International Tap House in the CWE
Friday October 13 from 4-6 pm
Registration is appreciated but not required
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Diversity Training

October 16 @ noon, NWT10A
October 23 @ 8 am, CANCELLED

January 23 @ 8 am, SLCH 3rd Floor Auditorium
January 29 @ noon, SLCH 3rd Floor Auditorium

Work-Life Balance

“Barriers to Career Flexibility in Academic Medicine: A Qualitative Analysis of Reasons for the Underutilization of Family-Friendly Policies, and Implications for Institutional Change and Department Chair Leadership”.
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Faculty Feature

Christopher Lewis, MD

Chris Lewis grew up in Sour Lake, located in southeast Texas, where his first job was working as a rice farmer for the USDA during high school. His mother works as a nurse supervisor and his father as a pipe-fitter. His younger brother works as a nuclear engineer for the US Navy on USS Kentucky and lives in Washington with his wife and two children, 5 year-old Rowan and 3 year old Riley.
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Welcome New Employees

The Department of Pediatrics recently welcomed many new employees.
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