Peds News

Thanks to those that who have had a chance to participate in the Workday finance Q&A sessions with Marsha Cannon and human resource/HCM sessions with Erin Alexander. There is still time to attend a helpful session after go-live on July 1. Here is a snapshot of upcoming sessions:

Open Office Hours/Q&A (FIN)
1 – 2 p.m. on 7/21
Open Office Hours/Q&A (HCM)
12 – 1 p.m. on 7/9

For help after go-live various options will be available – below is a snapshot of ways you can get help:

Office of Faculty Development

Upcoming Events and Programs

CEP and Promotions Process Workshop

As we approach the next promotions cycle, the Office of Faculty Development is hosting a brown-bag preparation workshop on Friday, July 23 from 12 – 1 p.m., both on Zoom and in-person in NWT 10A. Please RSVP here: For any questions regarding WUPS please contact Megan Shaffer, OFD’s Administrative Coordinator, at

Pediatrics New Faculty Orientation

All new faculty in the Pediatrics Department are invited to join OFD for New Faculty Orientation on September 10, 2021, from 1 – 5 p.m. in NWT 10A.  Faculty who started in 2020 and were unable to attend the virtual New Faculty Orientation last September are welcome to attend. Please note, there has been a slight time adjustment and a new location. The program will include an introduction to various offices and policies within the Department of Pediatrics including, promotion policies, OFD’s mission and resources, how to prosper in an academic environment, and Diversity 1.0-2.0.  Please RSVP here:

Amjad Horani

Faculty Feature

Amjad Horani, MD

Amjad was born and grew up in the beautiful city of Jerusalem, to a family of educators. Dad is a retired professor of education… Read more.

Faculty News

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Misty Good, MD – Immune system protein may defend against deadly intestinal disease in babies

Jason Newland, MD – School-based COVID-19 testing initiative focuses on vulnerable populations

Funded Awards

May 2021 – Congratulations to Mohamed Abdelbaki, Vikas Dharnidharka, Melanie Fields, Stephanie Fritz, Robert Hayashi, David Hunstad, Lila Nolan, Cynthia Ortinau, Katie Plax, Ronald Rubenstein, Joshua Rubin, Janet Scheel, Bryan Sisk, Gregory Storch, George Van Hare, Kel Vin Woo and Aecha Ybarra.

Funding Opportunities

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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

RDO Agency Funding Information Session – Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Career Awards at the Scientific Interface Program. The Research Development Office (RDO) is hosting an informational session for the “Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Career Awards at the Scientific Interface Program.”  Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 2 – 3 p.m. Register in advance to receive the Zoom link (see Burroughs Wellcome Fund).

COVID-19 related funding opportunities are curated weekly on the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research COVID-19 website.

Welcome New Employees

The Department of Pediatrics recently welcomed many new employees.
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IT News

PCF recently partnered with the Division of Cardiology to conduct training on the new PICOM Echo image transfer system. PICOM allows Cardiology to receive Echo studies and send the reports from/to non-BJC affiliate hospitals in their native MRN.

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Research News

FDA’s Enforcement of Reporting – Now, more than ever, it is important for study teams to comply with the federal laws and regulations that requi​re registration and results reporting in Per Washington University’s policy​, it is the responsibility of Principal Investigators for any investigator-initiated applicable clinical trials to register, update and report results in the database in a timely fashion (see

Necessary Elements in the Fundamentals of Human Research – This 6 session course provides an introduction to the conduct of human research.  Registration is now open!  (See Necessary Elements)

Chemical and Unwanted Material Management Reminders – As research continues to ramp up to pre-COVID levels, Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) has observed an increase in issues associated with chemical and unwanted material management (see EH&S Reminders). Read more.