The Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences Clinical Research Training Center (CRTC) is currently seeking applications for the KL2 Career Development Award Program, aimed at incoming or current junior faculty interested in clinical and translational research. This program provides financial support and infrastructure allowing scholars protected time to perform research and engage in formal didactic […]
The TL1 Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program is accepting applications throughMarch 1, 2023 for programs providing advanced training in Clinical Investigation. Learn how to successfully integrate and promote evidence-based interventions in new clinical settings. Postdocs and MD Clinical Fellows are encouraged to apply. Click here for more information.
The Offices of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Diversity Programs in conjunction with the Office of Inclusion and Diversity in the Department of Medicine hosted the Diversity Residents Showcase on Friday, January 21, 2022 from 9:00am-1:00pm. The Showcase hosted 65 prospective URM applicants for residency programs across the School of Medicine. The session included a mixture […]
This video from The Commonwealth Fund explores the history of racism in American health care and highlights a program involving Washington University that is working to change course — starting with doctors in training.
As the Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the Internal Medicine Residency Program, Dr. Cassandra Fritz lead efforts to create a video on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Department of Medicine to use for the 2021 Internal Medicine Residency Interview season. DEI Residency Video
Congratulations to the inaugural members of the Internal Medicine Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Residency House Staff Council. Alex Sievert, MD Avira Som, MD Damien Abreu, MD, PhD Eric Prado, MD Joshua Mendoza, MD Kai Jones, MD Kandice Roberts, MD Karl Wallenkampf, MD, MA Kelly Gorrell, MD Kelly McDermott, MD Nathan Bekele, MD Nathan Neilson, […]
George Kyei, MBChB, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases was awarded $393,750 in RO1 funding from the NIH/NIAID for research on “Protein interactions regulating HIV replication in macrophages”. The goal is to identify cellular factors that control HIV replication and find therapeutic targets for host-directed viral control or elimination.
Dear Colleagues: Juneteenth is an important day in the history of the United States. On June 19, 1865, in Galveston, Texas, Major General Gordon Grander announced the end of the Civil War and that the enslaved were free. This announcement, however, came two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. As many enslavers continued […]
Dr. Dominique Cosco, Director Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Dr. Angela Brown ,Vice Chair for Health Equity in the Department of Medicine, are excited to announce a new member of the IM Residency Program’s leadership team. Cassandra Fritz, MD has been appointed as the Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Internal Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Fritz grew up […]
In conjunction with the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Lynn Cornelius (DOM Study PI) and the DOM Office of Inclusion and Diversity completed the Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine (BRIM) workshops in April 2021. The BRIM Initiative offered the opportunity to help our DOM faculty “break the bias habit” and align their judgments and behaviors with […]
During Black History Month, we will feature Brown School faculty and fellow community members via Zoom for dynamic presentations that address politics, race, and resilience. A selection of our offerings are listed below. REGISTER NOW for any or all of the following free Open Classroom webinars, and check the website frequently for additions. Finding Our Place in the […]
Save the dates below for MLK Week 2021, sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Office of Diversity Programs. All events will be virtual. More details coming soon from Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Date/Time Event(s) Monday, 1/18/21 4:00 – 6:00 PM Keynote Address by Professor Dorothy E. Roberts: “Dr. […]
A collaboration between Washington University Medical Campus partners, Diversity Week is an annual event that strengthens our ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. The event is co-hosted by BJC HealthCare, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis College of Pharmacy and Washington University School of Medicine. All […]
Office of the Chancellor June 18, 2020 Dear Washington University community, When I wrote to you last week, I promised I would come back this week with three things: 1) A plan for engagement within our university community, starting this month; 2) Concrete actions geared toward addressing systemic racism and its toll on our Black […]
Douglas Flowe on emancipation, current protests and the moment the nation truly becomes free. Read More
Dear DBBS Community, We are inspired by the sentiment of #ShutdownSTEM, hence we are aligning our Division with its aims and participating. As we highlighted in the letter to our community last week, we are committed to centering anti-racist policy and work. We fully support our DBBS community participating in this action. Should students, faculty, or […]
AAMC 2020 Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar June 18-21, 2020 InterContinental San Juan San Juan, Puerto Rico Register before May 13th to take advantage of the early-bird rate. Meeting Agenda and Registration Information
OUTmed was the spotlight article in Next Steps in Derm. Full Article
WUSM OUTmed participated in the Pride St. Louis parade on June 30th. The Department of Medicine was an Equality sponsor of Pride this year. OUTmed Video Clip
Transgender Memorial Garden of St. Lois 1470 South Vandeventer Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110 6:30pm The Transgender Day of Remembrance, also known as the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, is observed annually on November 20 as a day to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to draw attention to […]
Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award Application Deadline: Monday, December 3, 2018 Physician-scientists who are both clinically trained and expert researchers are essential to the successful translation of scientific discovery into more effective patient therapies. They have the unique capacity to blend their insights from treating patients and working in the laboratory in a way that […]
Growing up transgender The Washington University Transgender Center helps families navigate the complex world of gender identity Read the full article>>
John Baugh is the Margaret Bush Wilson Professor in Arts and Sciences at Washington University. As a cultural anthropologist, linguist and psychologist, he studies black language and dialects. His new book “Linguistics in the Pursuit of Law” explores how his research on black language has played out in court cases on discrimination and other issues. Read and listen […]
Report addresses national shortage of physician-scientist trainees – Recommends standardized curriculum, tracking graduates Full Article
Weekly NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts July 20, 2018 Table of Contents (TOC) Web Version Notices HHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Contract Solicitation (PHS 2019-1) Now Available (NOT-OD-18-209) Office of the Director, NIH Updated Notice of NIH’s Interest in Diversity (NOT-OD-18-210) Office of the Director, NIH NIH […]
Introducing EPC Spotlight! Each month, we’ll highlight one of our wonderful Emergency Preparedness Coordinators (EPCs).
Hawthorn InvestiGirls program makes college feel ‘more real’ Washington University students are working closely with staff at Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls in north St. Louis to help students succeed academically and introduce them to new experiences. Read Full Article
The Office of Faculty Affairs is again offering to assist WUSM underrepresented minority mid-career faculty members who wish to attend the AAMC Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar. The OFA will reimburse the base registration fee ($1700.00) for up to two WUSM faculty members. This support is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. If you intend on applying to the […]
AAMC Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar June 14-16, 2018 Washington D.C. This seminar will help you to: Assess your professional development goals and identify actionable strategies and tools for promotion and tenure. Develop key professional competencies in academic leadership. Enhance your leadership skills in the areas of communication, team building, change management and work/life balance. […]
Physician’s call to action: Compassionate medicine Barbara Lutey assesses patients’ medical, social, emotional health in determining care Read Full Article
The Forum for Women in Medicine was formed by Rakhee K. Bhayani, MD, an associate professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The group for female trainees in the Department of Medicine offers workshops and talks on topics such as work and life balance and gender bias. Full Record article
Andwele Jolly, DPT, a business director in the Department of Medicine has been named a 2018 Eisenhower fellow. Full Story
The recent WUSM Outlook magazine featured Dr. Will Ross (Division of Nephrology) in an article entitled “Leading with empathy: The transformative influence of a doctor who hasn’t forgotton his past”.
Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell received the Gloria Anzaldúa Advocacy at Intersections Award at the 10th Annual WUSTL James L. Holobaugh Honors Ceremony, on November 7, 2017. This award recognizes an individual who shows great commitment to advocating at intersections of LGBTQIA* identities, as well as illuminating and supporting the diversity of individuals within LGBTQIA* communities.
NIMHD is leading a collaborative research effort at the National Institutes of Health with several NIH Institutes and Centers to fund highly innovative and promising research that develops and evaluates simulation modeling and systems science to understand and address minority health and health disparities. Potential topic areas could include but are not limited to: Models […]
Dear Washington University Community, The university fully embraces diversity as fundamental to institutional excellence. As stated in the Chancellor’s message, the university invites you to participate in the second Diversity Engagement Survey to help us measure and assess inclusion in the university community. The 40-item diversity survey will take approximately 10 minutes. Your responses are confidential. The survey […]
Dear Faculty, Staff, Trainees and Students: Last Friday, a verdict of not guilty was announced in the case of Jason Stockley, a former St. Louis police officer who was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith. We are only three years out from the social tumult […]
To our Washington University community, We learned just moments ago that the judge in the murder trial of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley has rendered his decision. I am sure the decision is painful and disturbing for many. I do not know everything that was considered by the judge, but I am struggling […]
2017 Transgender Spectrum Conference Friday, November 3 – Saturday, November 4, 2017 Washington University, Brown School of Social Work Early registration closes October 1. Conference flyer (pdf)