The Office of Faculty Development co-directors, Bess Marshall, MD and Yumi Turmelle, MD, welcome the addition of Philip Abraham, MD (center), as co-director of the office.
Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric, MD (far right) also joins the office as the Under Represented Minority Ombuds.
Read more for mission and advisory committee members…
Congratulations on the promotions, effective July 2018, of our well-deserving faculty. Read more for who they are and highlights of their achievements.
Save the Date:
October 26, 2018 from 9:00 – 11:45 am
Keynote: Janet Serwint, MD
“Addressing Burnout and Creating a Work Environment that Fosters Physician Resilience and Engagement”
9:15 – 10:15 am
WUSM SWIMS speakers
Misty Good, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine, Developmental Biology
Sarah England, PhD, Professor, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Basic & Translational Research
These sessions are designed for any faculty or administrators who are responsible for the hiring and management of employees in the School of Medicine. Topics include: pre-employment and interviewing, offering a position and managing your employees and documentation and handling corrective action.
Read more for dates/times/location…
Faculty Breakfast open to faculty and fellows
Guest Speaker: Tim Bono, PhD, Assistant Dean WUSTL School of Arts & Science
October 12, 2018, 8:00-9:00 am,
SLCH 3rd Floor Auditorium
November 1, 2018 from 4-7 pm
16 S. Euclid (Walking distance from campus)
Drinks and appetizers provided; Registration not required
As always please ensure you consume alcohol responsibly and not drive under the influence, and do not attend to clinical responsibilities afterwards.
Save the Date: November 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm
Time for Dinner is a meal assembly service that is dedicated to providing quality meals for your family’s table. Visit this link Time for Dinner to see the November calendar and look for WUSM Pediatrics private session on our date and time. Click and it will take you to the menu page to place your order. Payment is directly with Time for Dinner on the night of session. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
WUSM faculty may join BJC’s Well Aware Fitness Facility? Its new 10,000 square foot facility is located at 4220 Duncan Ave.
You might say the fleur-de-lis is in her DNA.
That’s because Patricia Dickson, M.D., the new chief of the division of medical genetics and genomics at Washington University, grew up in New Orleans. Her grandfather had settled his family in New Orleans in the 1960’s after moving from Texas, Havana, and Los Angeles during his career in the oil business.
First endowed deanship – Honoring the contributions of past, present and future medical school deans
Philanthropists George and Carol Bauer have committed $5 million to Washington University, establishing a named deanship for the School of Medicine. The deanship also recognizes the distinguished leadership of the school’s previous deans. Their collective accomplishments are credited with the school’s preeminent stature and with paving the way for future successes.
Washington University joins network for solving rare medical mysteries
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is joining a national research network aimed at diagnosing rare, previously undescribed diseases in patients whose conditions present as medical mysteries. The Undiagnosed Diseases Network is made up of 12 clinical sites and several research centers across the country and funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The Washington University Transgender Center helps families navigate the complex world of gender identity
One day, while Karen Stokes and her 5-year-old daughter were watching TV, a Victoria’s Secret commercial came on. Stokes was unprepared for the reaction.
“My daughter said if she had breasts, she would want to cut them off,” Stokes explained. “I remember thinking, ‘Wow, that’s a drastic thing for this very young child to say.’
Druley addresses childhood cancer at U.S. Capitol
Todd E. Druley, MD, PhD, an associate professor of pediatrics, of genetics and of developmental biology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, represented pediatric cancer researchers Sept. 13 at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Gurnett named director of pediatric and developmental neurology
Christina Gurnett, MD, PhD, a professor of neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named director of the Division of Pediatric and Developmental Neurology at the School of Medicine and neurologist-in-chief at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
Focused delivery for brain cancers
A person’s brainstem controls some of the body’s most important functions, including heart beat, respiration, blood pressure and swallowing. Tumor growth in this part of the brain is therefore twice as devastating. Not only can such a growth disrupt vital functions, but operating in this area is so risky, many medical professionals refuse to consider it as an option.
Congratulations to F. Sessions Cole, Jonathan Cooper, Brian DeBosch, Amit Mathur, & Peter Michelson.
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
The Department of Pediatrics recently welcomed many new employees.
It’s been a long road but the renovation and construction of the new IT building is complete! We invite you to join us for an open house, Tuesday, October 2, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Tour our new building at 4480 Clayton Ave. (on the Medical Campus) and meet the people delivering your IT services. Refreshments will be served.
Did you know you can limit your results within numeric ranges in Google? This can be used for a variety of purposes. For instance… You could search for a person like John Quintero 1883..1910 or for shopping laptop $300..$700 or software versions Windows 8..10
Pediatrics Molecular Medicine Seminar (PMMS) Series –
THURSDAYS 12:00 P.M. IN SLCH, 3RD FLOOR AUDITORIUM
Fellows Core Curriculum Forum – 2:00 – 4:00 P.M.
The Department of Pediatrics State of the Department held on September 7th once again showcased our outstanding Department, thanks to all of our faculty, staff, residents, and students contributions! Below are photos from the event. One highlight was Joan Magruder was honored and will be missed as she starts her new role at BJC.
The mandatory influenza policy is now in effect. Please review the policy and flu shot schedule to help ensure the Washington University School of Medicine protects the safety of our patients, as well as the health of the Medical School community and their families.