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 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...

Medical Education Research Unit

The Medical Education Research Unit (MERU) in the Office of Education conducts and supports education research and scholarship at Washington...

Thank You Dr. Klingensmith and Welcome Dr. Spencer

Late last spring, Dr. Klingensmith told me that she would need to step down from the role of Director of...

Office of Education Welcomes New Team Members

Welcome to the following new members of the Office of Education team. Aaron Baker, Standardized Patient Program Educator Aaron Baker...

Statement Regarding Events on Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Dear Students, On Wednesday, we saw an event of domestic terrorism unfold that likely shook many of us to our...