News & Announcements

Catch up on awards and appointments, initiatives and opportunities, and other education-related announcements below.

A Message from the Dean Concerning COVID-19 Activity and Masking Guidance

Dear School of Medicine Community: Today changes were announced to the COVID-19 activity and masking guidance. We recognize that there...

COVID-19 Updates for the OE Community

Updated as of May 19, 2021. This post will be updated with COVID-19 information specific to the Washington University School...

Racial Equity, Civic, and Community Engagement Resources

Racial Equity, Civic, and Community Engagement Resources: Misrepresenting Race — The Role of Medical Schools in Propagating Physician Bias Striving...

Eva’s Excerpt September 2021

I am a person who likes my rituals. Every morning I get up (I’m an early riser), make my coffee,...

Eva’s Excerpt August 2021

This is a very tough time. We caught a glimpse of freedom, of recovery from this pandemic, and now it...

Supporting a Fair Environment (SAFE) Initiative to address mistreatment and unprofessional behaviors in the learning environment

This past year a taskforce was charged with developing a plan to address concerns that have been raised about the...

Eva’s Excerpt July 2021

Those of you who are or have been athletes likely know something about the performance-recovery cycle. Basically, this is the...

Eva’s Excerpt June 2021

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy;...

Eva’s Excerpt May 2021

“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.” Isaac Newton This month marks the...

Eva and Kaytlin’s Excerpt April 2021

Trauma – depending on your context, this word may evoke different connotations or have different implications. We want to recognize...

Eva’s Excerpt March 2021

I am going to do something I rarely do—share a personal story. I am writing this while returning from vacation,...

Eva’s Excerpt January 2021

Looking Ahead As an anchor institution and major economic driver in St Louis, Washington University School of Medicine is uniquely...