Clinical News

EPIC – We are UP and Running!

On Saturday, June 3rd, Pediatric Ambulatory clinics saw 15 patients. Providers and staff did a great job. Patients were registered, roomed, treated and clinic notes were closed. The Pulmonary Function Lab and Heart Station were up and running. While we encountered a few issues, there was nothing that that could not be resolve.
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Washington University Physicians in Illinois, Inc. to provide pediatric and neonatology services at Memorial

As of April 1, pediatricians with Washington University Physicians in Illinois and St. Louis Children’s Hospital will provide coverage in Memorial’s two Emergency Departments as well as in the newborn nursery which are located in Belleville and Shiloh, Illinois. In addition, Washington University neonatologists will provide care at the Family Care Birthing centers at Memorial Belleville and Memorial East.
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Office of Faculty Development

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OFD News

Office of Faculty Development
New Faculty Orientation

Information will pertain to your career development specific to the department of pediatrics. Please note, this is in addition to the July 9th Pediatric Administration and August 7th Faculty Affairs orientations. You are encouraged to attend all 3 programs as they offer different information. You will receive information about each orientation from the respective group.
Save the Date:
August 23, 2018
Box Lunch Provided
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Work Life Balance

BOOK CLUB for Faculty and Fellows

Our next book choice is Chekhov’s Doctors, A Collection of Chekhov’s Medical Tales by Anton Chekhov
Date and Location: June 14, 2018 @ Rasoi,
25 N Euclid Ave.
Time: 6:30 pm
Register here to attend so reservations can be made. Dinner checks will be separate.
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WU Transgender Center Receives Awards

Dr. Chris Lewis and the team at WU Transgender Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital are being recognized with two awards at St. Louis Pride Fest June 23rd & 24th 2018!

  • Felton T. Day Community Service Award: The “Felton T. Day Community Service Award” is presented to a person – not associated with Pride St. Louis – whose service to the LGBTQIA+ community has gone above and beyond, exemplifying the spirit of leadership and service in one’s community.
  • Community Proud Award: The “Community Proud Award” is presented to the individual, group, business, or organization that has gone above and beyond, giving an extraordinary amount of energy making a positive difference in the lives of those in marginalized communities.

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Diversity 4.0 “Action”
will be offered twice in June 2018. Please register below for the session you will attend.

June 22, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, Northwest Tower, Room 10A
Register here.
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OFD Library

To check-out any of our books, email Janet Braun

  • Family Focused
  • Career Focused
  • Work-Life Focused
  • Web-Based Books/Articles/Resources
  • Recommended Reading Lists (Books not in OFD)

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Faculty Feature

Jeff Bednarski, M.D., Ph.D.

Jeff Bednarski came to Washington University in 2003 to start a Pediatric residency and then stayed on to complete fellowship training in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. When he first came to St. Louis, he had not imagined that he’d still be here! Jeff grew up in Pennsylvania and then went to Duke University where he earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry and became an avid Duke basketball fan.
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Faculty News

David Perlmutter, M.D.

Bauer gift establishes named deanship at School of Medicine
A $5 million gift from philanthropists George and Carol Bauer to Washington University in St. Louis establishes a named deanship for the School of Medicine. This deanship recognizes and perpetuates the distinguished leadership of the school’s previous deans. Their collective vision and influence are credited with the school’s preeminent stature and with paving the way for its future successes. The Bauers’ gift is one of many given to the university by the couple over the years.
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Funded Awards

Congratulations to Allan Doctor, Todd Druley, S. Celeste Morley, Katie Plax, Joshua Rubin, Shalini Shenoy, Gary Silverman, Phillip Tarr, Michael Thompson, and Kel Vin Woo.
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Funding Opportunities

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

  • Clinical Investigation & Health Behavior Research Courses – Registration is now open for Summer and Fall 2018 courses
  • The Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award application deadline July 6, 2018. This award provides support for the next generation of exceptionally creative thinkers with “high-risk/high-reward” ideas that have the potential to significantly impact our understanding of and/or approaches to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer

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Welcome New Employees

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

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) Change

WashU 2FA, provided by Duo, will expand to other WashU integrated systems that can be accessed on or off campus. This service is expanding in the effort to reduce the impact of phishing campaigns.

The expansion will soon extend the two-factor authentication remote access requirement to most WUSTL Key integrated systems including Office 365, Learn@Work and ONE.
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Research News

  • Important update on IRB fees – implementation of selected fee categories (mostly concerning circumstances where WU is the single IRB for federal grants and projects supported by non-profit and private foundation sponsors) is being placed “on hold” immediately to allow time for re-evaluation

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Peds News

Angela Mayer’s farewell celebration.
After 14 years of dedicated service, Angela Mayer (Director of Finance and Administration in the Department of Pediatrics) has left Washington University to start her new role as Director of Clinical Services at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital.
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