Our newest location in Shiloh, IL is open. Current pediatric providers at this location are listed below. Echos and PFTs will be available.
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”
WUSM SWIMS speakers
Misty Good, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine, Developmental Biology
Sarah England, PhD, Professor, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Basic & Translational Research
Save the Date:
September 25, 2018 from 5-7 pm
Dinner will be served at 5 pm
Location 7th floor Barnard Conference Room
Mentorship and Coaching for Success Workshop with Eva Aagaard, MD, Senior Associate Dean of Education
Mindful Medicine and Compassionate Care: Antidotes to Burnout
September 27, 2018, Thursday, 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center @ Washington University Medical Center
Credit Provided By: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Continuing Medical Education
Open to all peds faculty and fellows.
September 27, 6:30 pm @ PI Pizzeria, 400 N. Euclid, CWE
Book Choice: Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic,
by Sam Quinones
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
Mary was born and raised in south St. Louis city and showed an independent streak early in life when her family walked to Ted Drewes for frozen custard. While everyone else was enjoying concretes, Mary insisted her family buy her ice cream instead at the old Baskin Robbins across the street.
Mallinckrodt boosts rare-disease research at Washington University
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has joined with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals in a collaborative research partnership aimed at pursuing new therapies for patients with complex medical conditions, especially rare diseases that may have few or no treatment options.
Natural sugar defends against metabolic syndrome, in mice
New research, in mice, indicates that a natural sugar called trehalose blocks glucose from the liver and activates a gene that boosts insulin sensitivity, reducing the chance of developing diabetes. Activating the gene also triggers an increase in calories burned, reduces fat accumulation and weight gain, and lessens measures of fats and cholesterol in the blood.
Pediatric resident physician starts free summer lunch program
Summer is the hungriest time of year for many of the 13 million children who rely on school for food through the free or reduced-price meal program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. “There is an unbreakable link between access to basic human needs and the health of an individual patient,” said Sarah Shelton, MD, a third-year pediatric resident at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
Congratulations to Charles Canter, Brian DeBosch, Stephanie Fritz, Katie Plax, & Kenneth Remy.
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: June 25
The Department of Pediatrics recently welcomed many new employees.
After a long battle with cancer, Fran Niemeyer-Murphy, Sr. Manager of Research and Sr. Financial Analyst passed away on 8/20/18. Fran worked at the University for 38 years and in the Department of Pediatrics for 11 years.
The Family Resource Center (FRC) at St. Louis Children’s Hospital is a pediatric health information library with consumer-friendly resources for families and the community. By offering families the opportunity to learn about their child’s health condition, the FRC enables them to make well-informed decisions and become full partners with their child’s health care team.