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

WashU Addresses AI Technology

Dear Members of the WashU Community,   There has been much discussion recently surrounding the use of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI), AI that uses algorithms to quickly produce content such as text, images, music, videos, code, or other media through the use of commands or prompts.   The power and functionality of these tools has great potential to be incredibly beneficial across all disciplines and among all organizations. Examples […]

Eva’s Excerpt July 2023

Yesterday we celebrated Independence Day. This holiday, meant to celebrate the principles upon which this country was founded, rang hollow for me this year. I continue to hold out hope that we can both celebrate all we have accomplished as a country, while recognizing the harms and injustices that have occurred, as beautifully described in […]

Eva’s Except June 2023

Was May a whirlwind roller coaster for anyone else? It was completely crazy for me – filled with ups and downs and unexpected turns. Like many of you, I spent a fair amount of May on clinical service. For those of you that do not know, I am a general internist and currently, I only […]

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 […]