WUSM Faculty, Students, and Inter-Professional Colleagues Present at CGEA 2023

Washington University School of Medicine was well represented at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) 2023 Central Group on Education Affairs (CGEA) Regional Meeting (Indianapolis, IN, April 18-20, 2023). Congratulations to these authors and their presentations! •    Carrie C. Coughlin, S. Richard Dunham, Meredith Lehman, Lisa Zickuhr, Nicholas L. Griffith, & Janice L. Hanson o    Innovations […]

Eva’s Excerpt May 2023

“Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good.” Minor Meyers, Jr, PhD. May is my favorite month of the academic year. Reflecting on the journey of the learners we teach – what they have experienced and how much they have grown- fills me with gratitude. Gratitude […]

Eva’s Excerpt March 2023

Whew, our site visitors from LCME came and went the week of February 20th. For two and a half days, they met with over one hundred people- medical students, residents, faculty, staff, and administration. Our site visitors praised our hospitality and our school. Many of us feel a bit like we just ran the final […]

Mattar named Director of Global Health Education and Partnerships at the SOM

The School of Medicine is committed to building sustainable partnerships and learning opportunities for our students and communities here and abroad. As part of this focus, several initiatives have been implemented. Those include the Health Equity and Justice Curriculum, the Global Health Advocacy Explore and a new intentional streamlined process for Global Health learning and […]

GME Leadership Changes

Tia Drake, our Designated Institutional Official and Executive Director of GME, has made the difficult decision to step down from her role to take on the role of Executive Director of the Association for Hospital Medical Education (AHME). Tia has been deeply involved in AHME for many years, is passionate about the work they do, […]

Eva’s Excerpt February 2023

Well folks, it is time for the LCME Site visit (Feb 20-22). For those of you who have not been paying close attention, LCME is the Liaison Committee for Medical Education, and it is the accrediting body for the MD program. They look broadly at the school, its finances, its leadership, its faculty, and of […]

Eva’s Excerpt December 2022

Pause? I think many people look at me and assume that I work non-stop. “Driven,” might be a word some would use to describe me. There is clear truth to that. And I am also a strong believer in the importance of the pause. It is a practice I’ve developed, use consistently, and is something […]

Eva’s Excerpt November 2022

“Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity…it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” Melody Beattie This quote comes from self-help author Melody Beattie, and I came across it while thinking about what to […]

Eva’s Excerpt October 2022

Do you ever wonder what our strengths and weaknesses are as an institution? Want to know? Well, it turns out this is a core function of the LCME self-study process. While we won’t know the results of the external peer review process until after the site visit in February (and even after that when the […]