Educational Technology & Innovation


The Educational Technology and Innovation Unit (ETIU) leads in healthcare education by collaborating with university partners to design, develop, implement, and support the innovative use of educational technology and instructional design.


Educational Technology and Innovation Unit (ETIU): We serve the Office of Education in the design, development, and implementation on educational technology tools, products and services to support the delivery of WUSM degree programs.

  • Educational Technology Systems and Support (ETSS): System administration and support for defined platforms and schools within ETIU and primary liaison to WUIT, vendors and Canvas partners in educational technology
  • Instructional Design Studio (IDS): Provide consulting and creation services for educational and creative needs to Washington University School of Medicine partners, with the goal of improving the experience and knowledge of learners and other stakeholders.

Our Team

Educational Technology & Innovation Unit (ETIU)

Carolyn Dufault, PhD
Assistant Dean for Educational Technology and Innovation
Leslie Blaylock, MEd
Director of Innovation and Continuous Quality Improvements

Instructional Design Studio (IDS)

Erin Morris, EdD
Manager of Instructional Design Studio
Kaci Weston
Dwayne Ferguson
Meghan Sullivan, MEd
Education Specialist/
Instructional Designer
Alisa Muñoz
Education Specialist/
Instructional Designer
Kirsten Tidwell, MA
Education Specialist/
Instructional Designer

Educational Technology Systems and Support (ETSS)

Jason Crustals, MA
Manager, Educational Technology Systems and Support
Cory Brant
Educational Technology Support Specialist