Clinical News

When admitting a patient to the hospital from a clinic visit be sure to select the “Admit from office to hospital” button under “Level of Service”.






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Office of Faculty Development

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New CEP and CV Guidelines

 The Executive Faculty has updated the Wash U CV format to include information that Peds has been including on the CEP. We encourage all faculty, but especially those who expect to go up for promotion in the next 12 months, to attend one of our summer workshops. We would also ask all administrative assistants who wish to learn, but especially those who have attended our earlier training’s to attend.

All registrations for one of the following sessions can be made at this link:  
Friday, June 21 from 12-1 pm in MPRB 8101
Tuesday July 30 from 12-1 pm in NWT9A
Monday, September 9 from 12-1 pm in NWT9A

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Cross-Cultural Verbal and Written Communication

Presented by Karen Schwelle, Director, English Language Program, WUSTL
June 21, 2019; 8-9 am in NWT10A
Do you find what you say or do is misunderstood or do you misunderstand others resulting in conflict? Learn to recognize cultural differences and underlying assumptions; to suspend judgement about individuals; to improve skills to work through communication missteps.
Do you need help with your written scientific communication? This workshop will also introduce you to InPrint-a free resource to all for scientific editing. Ideal for those in which English is your second language. Please Register Here by June 17. Breakfast will be served.

Fall 2019 Education Skills Workshop Series

The goals of this program are to enhance skills as educators, to develop longitudinal peer networking and mentoring opportunities, to create productive education interest groups and to enhance the culture of education within our department. Series includes 10 sessions starting in September on Wednesday. Schedule pending. If you are interested contact Janet Braun,

Additional writing programs offered by Faculty Affairs

Basic Steps to Developing Effective Figures and Tables
Part II: Results Reporting – What to Include at Journal Submission
Tuesday, June 25, 2019, MCC Training Room 2057; 4-5 pm
Many top journals reject manuscripts without review because the research results are not correctly reported at submission. This session will teach how to avoid this by demonstrating the correct way to communicate results-at-a-glance for initial editorial review.


Learning Opportunities

For convenience the OFD is bringing 4.0 training’s presented by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to Pediatrics. If you have not already attended Diversity 1.0 – 3.0 you can register for an open session through HR at Open to all in Pediatrics
Diversity 4.0: Action

6/12/19  (4.0) 12-1 pm in NWT10A – Please register here
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Faculty and Fellow Social sponsored by Pediatrics’ Vice-Chair of Medical Education and OFD
July 8th, 4-6 pm, MPRB atrium lobby (next to Farmstead)

Come to welcome the newest faculty and fellows joining Pediatrics. Appetizers and drinks provided.

Physical Wellness:

Chair Massage: Monday, July 1st Time Slot Sign-up here.
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Financial Wellness:

Pursue your future financial well-being in manageable steps and at key milestones with tools, resources and education sessions through TIAA and WashU. Learn more about upcoming financial education workshops to help you plan and save for your financial future. The WashU Financial IQ Challenge begins June 10! Take the challenge to see how your financial know-how measures up. View details on the challenge.


Did you Know…

The OFD’s website contains resources for wellness, career development, diversity, new faculty and a listing of all our upcoming programs. We also have an OFD library of books you may check out to help you in your career development, including those on productivity recommended by Susan Johnson, MD. Take a look…


Faculty Feature

Dr. Fuhai Li

Dr. Fuhai Li was born into a farming family in a beautiful village of Shandong province, China, which was not unlike many family farms and orchards in the United States.
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Faculty News

David PerlmutterPerlmutter receives Spirit of Hope Award

Funded Awards

Congratulations to Cecelia Calhoun, F. Sessions Cole, Patricia Dickson, Sarah Garwood, Joshua Rubin, Gary Silverman, Bryan Sisk.
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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

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Welcome New Employees

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

    • Amanda Cashen, MD has accepted the position of IRB Executive Chair for Washington University.
    • Siteman Cancer Center Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee – Updated Polices & Procedures.
    • Get Prepared: REAL ID Requirement Beginning October 1, 2020.
    • Join a brown bag presentation of the pilot faculty profile information system on June 12, 2019 from 12-1.

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The Ped’s Scene

The Pediatrics Research team held their annual Cardinal game tailgating event.

Check out the photos here.