Achieving gender equity in medicine

Nationally, women enter medical school in similar proportions to men, but often, the number of women in leadership still lags behind.

Shining a light on Black women physicians

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.

Announcing the 2023 Cohort of ASSURE Fellows

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.

Amplifying Voices of Women Scientists: Stories around career path and community support

 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 […]

Happy Ramadan!

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 […]

T37 LEAD Summer Training Program

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 […]

Special Medical Grand Rounds Welcomes Lecturer Robert Hoover and Celebrates Will Ross’ Career with Portrait (Links to an external site)

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.