Office of Medical Student Education Contact Information

The Office of Medical Student Education (OMSE) oversees the curriculum for the MD program at Washington University School of Medicine.

Our mission is to cultivate the best environment in which medical education and instruction can flourish. To achieve this, our office:

  • Provides support to enhance the administrative, technical, and professional expertise of faculty and staff.
  • Provides the necessary resources to create a collaborative and amiable environment that allows students and faculty to excel in teaching and learning.
  • Monitors local and national environments to inform continuous development.
  • Continuously searches for new ways to strengthen and expand faculty and curriculum development programs and implement innovative teaching initiatives.


Allyson R. Zazulia, MD, professor of neurology and of radiology, accepts from Professor of the Year award from the Class of 2017. Medical students present the Distinguished Service Teaching Awards to course masters each fall. Photo: Jerry Naunheim, Jr.

Specifically, our office is responsible for:


“Our elite student body, world-class faculty, and forward-thinking administration are helping us lead nationwide transformations in medical education.”

Michael M. Awad, MD, PhD

Associate Dean, Medical Student Education
Assistant Professor of Surgery

 


Contact information

Office Location: Bernard Becker Medical Library, Third Floor, Room 301, 660 S. Euclid Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110
Mailing address: Campus Box 8214, 660 S. Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110
Fax: (314) 362-3439
Hours: 8:30 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday

Michael Awad, MD, PhD
Associate Dean for Medical Student Education
314-362-7122
awadm@wustl.edu
Sara Spears
Executive Secretary for the Associate Dean
for Medical Student Education
314-362-7122
spears.sara@wustl.edu
Kathy Diemer, MD
Assistant Dean of Career Counseling
314-362-6251
diemerk@wustl.edu
Angie MacBryde
Program Coordinator Career Counseling
314-362-6251
macbrydea@wustl.edu
Melanie Smigielski
Manager Curriculum Office:  Fourth Year Electives
314-747-3854
melanie_smigielski@wustl.edu
Hanah Paluga
Secretary for Curriculum
314-362-6838
palugah@wustl.edu
Melissa DeHart
Administrative Coordinator
314-362-3575
melissadehart@wustl.edu
Cory Brant
Education Technology Specialist
314-747-9135
brantc@wustl.edu
Jamie Breuer
Curriculum Support Manager
314-362-7636
breuerj@wustl.edu
Melody Cox
Course Manager for Practice of Medicine
314-362-3480
cox.melody@wustl.edu
Rashad Whittier
Coordinator Curriculum Support
314-362-3469
whittierr@wustl.edu
Christine Chettle
Course Coordinator for Practice of Medicine
314-286-2546
cchettle@wustl.edu
Phillip Blevins
Coordinator Curriculum Support
314-747-5051
blevinp@wustl.edu
Sarah Kalkbrenner
Departmental Accounting Assistant
314-362-7060
kalkbrenners@wustl.edu

Linda Hanson

Coordinator Curriculum Support
314-362-3442
hansonl@wustl.edu

Molly McHatton

Secretary for Practice of Medicine
314-286-1062
mmchatton@wustl.edu