Leadership Team

The Office of Education coordinates with a network of administrative offices to support medical education at Washington University School of Medicine. For all team members or a specific service, see our office directory.


Office of Education

Eva Aagaard, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Education

Supports the medical school’s education missions by representing and advocating for education and by supporting leadership and programmatic development in education, educational scholarship and administration


Medical Student Education (OMSE)

Thomas M. De Fer, MD, FACP
Interim Associate Dean of Medical Student Education

Continuously improves the curriculum to train future doctors and leaders in biomedicine

omse.wustl.edu


Medical Student Admissions

Valerie Ratts, MD

Valerie S. Ratts, MD
Associate Dean of Admissions

Recruits the best applicants that meet the Washington University mission statement

MDadmissions.wustl.edu


Medical Student Affairs

Lisa Moscoso, MD

Lisa M. Moscoso, MD, PhD
Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Supports well-being of medical students and their professional and personal development

MDstudentaffairs.wustl.edu


Medical Student Research (OMSR)

Koong-Nah Chung, PhD

Koong-Nah Chung, PhD
Associate Dean of Student Research

Engages students in scientific investigation that spans the activities of the academic medical center

MDstudentresearch.wustl.edu


Diversity Programs

Will Ross, MD

Will Ross, MD
Associate Dean of Diversity

Promotes health equity by increasing the diversity of the academic work force and increasing community engagement to improve health

medschooldiversity.wustl.edu


Diversity Programs

Lisa Stevenson, MBA

Lisa Stevenson, MBA
Assistant Dean of Diversity

Promotes health equity by increasing the diversity of the academic work force and increasing community engagement to improve health

medschooldiversity.wustl.edu


Career Counseling

Kathy Diemer, MD

Kathy Diemer, MD
Assistant Dean of Career Counseling

Supports students in career choice and the residency application process

residency.wustl.edu


Registrar*

Tom Evola

Tom Evola
Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs

Provides the administration and documentation of academic programs

registrar.med.wustl.edu


Student Financial Planning*

Bridget O'Neal

Bridget O’Neal
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Director of Financial Services

Supports the overall financial health of students

finaid.med.wustl.edu


Graduate Medical Education

Rebecca McAlister, MD

Rebecca McAlister, MD
Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education

Evaluates residency and fellowship programs to continuously improve the learning experience and support thoughtful patient care

gme.wustl.edu


Continuing Medical Education

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Allyson R. Zazulia, MD
Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education

Facilitates physicians’ lifelong learning for educational renewal and advancement to improve patient care

cme.wustl.edu


*Offices also serve students in Washington University School of Medicine programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, and audiology and communication sciences.