Four students share how scholarship opportunities are shaping their goals and futures
Young people at risk (Links to an external site)
Most parents and caregivers feel frightened and helpless when their teenagers and young adults start exhibiting early signs of psychosis. It’s why Daniel T. Mamah, MD, started the Washington Early Recognition Center, a free, outpatient clinic that opened in January 2020 and serves patients ages 13 to 25.
Healthcare providers in St. Louis are getting creative to address disparities across the community (Links to an external site)
“We know, for instance, that the life expectancy difference between the top 1 percent of income earners and the bottom 1 percent of income earners is 15 years for men and 10 years for women. We’re not going to solve for health equity with just medical care alone.”
Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing now offering full-ride scholarships (Links to an external site)
The full-ride scholarships are available to undergraduates starting in the fall 2022 semester and would cover 100% of tuition and fees.
Alanna Williams Receives United States Public Health Service Award
On May 19, 2022, as a fourth year medical student, Alanna Williams, received the United States Public Health Service Award for her outstanding work in the St. Louis community. Due to COVID-19, the award was presented via Zoom. Please see below for a video recording of the award presentation.
Nash Way well-deserved tribute for Dr. Homer Nash, family (Links to an external site)
Children’s Place will be renamed after the Nash family and be called Nash Way.
Vetta Thompson named inaugural associate director of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Siteman (Links to an external site)
Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital recently announced the appointment of Vetta Sanders Thompson, PhD, as its inaugural associate director of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
In Solidarity (Links to an external site)
We are saddened and angered by the recent violence fueled by white supremacy and racism in Buffalo, Laguna Woods, and Dallas. We honor those who lost their lives. We grieve with those who lost loved ones and all who are impacted by the trauma of these events.
The Rise and Fall of a Noble and Needed Black Institution (Links to an external site)
Dr. Will Ross reviews Candace O’Connor’s history of Homer G. Phillips Hospital.
Dr. Homer Nash was a family doctor, family man (Links to an external site)
Homer Erwin Nash, Jr, MD, a celebrated pediatrician who served at Homer G. Phillips Hospital before starting his own practice, has passed away, his family announced.