St. Louis Integrated Health Network-led Enhanced CenteringPregnancy Collaborative Receives First Place

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelly McKay-Gist St. Louis Integrated Health Network Phone: 314-657-1506 Email: St. Louis Integrated Health Network-led Enhanced CenteringPregnancy Collaborative Receives First Place in Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care National Improvement Challenge on Reduction of Peripartum Racial and Ethnic Disparities The Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care […]

Eva’s Excerpt November 2019

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill In medicine and health professions training, we spend a lot of time and effort seeking perfection, or at least near perfection—high test scores, excellent grades, the “right” research project, the most impressive record of service, the best […]

Keystone: The New Teaching and Learning Platform for the Gateway Curriculum

The Gateway Curriculum requires a digital teaching and learning platform designed for Competency-Based Medical Education (CMBE). CBME is built on a foundation of formative and summative assessments of learning, with transparent use of aggregated assessment data to make progression and competency attainment decisions for all students. The Elentra Teaching and Learning Platform began at Queen’s […]

Eva’s Excerpt October 2019

September was a month of celebration of the outstanding teaching that is the legacy of this institution, as well as the new opportunities in education going forward. On September 24th, we celebrated the graduation of our first class of 14 Teaching Scholars. This program, led by Steve Taff, PhD, OTR/L, FNAP, FAOTA trains an interprofessional […]

Save the Date: Upcoming Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Presentations

The Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion is hosting two upcoming Fall events: Flatlining:  Race, Work and Health Care in the New Economy with Dr. Adia Harvey Wingfield will be held Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 12-1 pm or 5-6 pm. Event is open to all. Click here for more information. The 2019 Academic Medicine […]

Women Leading in Medicine & Science Symposium: Forging Ahead

Please join us for the inaugural WUSM symposium aimed at the professional development of women in academic medicine to provide strategies for career advancement, opportunities for networking and interdepartmental community building. The symposium will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Please see flyer for more information and to rsvp.

White Coat Ceremony

The entering class of 2019 received their white coats from School of Medicine faculty and took the class oath in the presence of family and friends at Washington University School of Medicine’s annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday, August 16, 2019. Watch the livestream video, read the class oath and view photos from the event here.

Capstone Course Director Position Announcement

Hello everyone. I am writing to let you know that Dr. Gina LaRossa (Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospitalist Medicine, Department of Medicine) has decided to step down as director of the 4th-year Capstone Course. We are enormously grateful for the considerable work Gina has put into the course and for seeing it through […]

Office of Education Instructional Design Studio

Construction is nearly complete on the Washington University School of Medicine Instructional Design Studio, located on the lower level of Becker Library. The seven-hundred square foot space includes a sound-proof video-recording studio which supports filming using lightboard and greenscreen technologies. It also houses a recording booth for supported or independent screencast recording, along with a […]

Dr. Jennifer Duncan Named Director of Wellness for Graduate Medical Education

Dr. Duncan will begin her new role as of October 1, 2019. Dr. Duncan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and is the Program Director for the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago School of Medicine and Pediatric residency and completed her fellowship in […]