Nationally, women enter medical school in similar proportions to men, but often, the number of women in leadership still lags behind.
From the Civil War to the 21st century, Black women have fought to become physicians. A new book by Jasmine Brown, AB ’18, tells the story of the barriers Black women pursuing a career in medicine have faced throughout history. Published in January, Twice as Hard (Beacon Press) shines a light on the achievements of these women, often ignored or forgotten.
For 20 years, the Knight Alzheimer Disease Research Center has worked to boost diversity in clinical trials.
We are thrilled to announce the incoming 2023 cohort of Anesthesiology Summer Research (ASSURE) fellows, marking the third year of the program at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Date: Apr 21, 2023 Time: 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Location: Connor Auditorium, Farrell Learning & Teaching Center (FLTC), 520 S Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110 Add to: Google Calendar | Outlook | iCal File Personal stories are a powerful way to building understanding, connection and motivation to become agents of change! The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is proud […]
Last week marked the beginning of Ramadan this year. People all over the world, here in St. Louis, and many colleagues and patients will be celebrating and observing Ramadan. As we work towards a culture that values diversity and a community that strives to foster belonging, we thought it might be helpful to share a […]
A family of doctors defines pediatric care in St. Louis
The International Center for Child Health and Development (ICHAD) at the Brown School of Washington University in St. Louis and the Department of Psychiatry at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine are thrilled to announce the recruitment has opened for the 2023 cohort of the LEAD Global Training Program. LEAD provides a unique opportunity for those committed to global mental […]
“I believe all of us are placed on this earth to do the greatest good,” Ross explained. “When I go to bed at night, I ask myself ‘Have I done the greatest good?’ If I can’t answer that question affirmatively then I need to step up my game a little bit. “I’m trying my best […]
The Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis hosted an extra special Medical Grand Rounds on December 15, 2022, with the presentation of the Eduardo Slatopolsky Lecture in Renal and Electrolyte Disorders annual lecture followed by a celebration of one of Washington University’s icons.