Medical school employees appreciated at picnic September 15, 2014 SHARE Some Washington University School of Medicine employees were content with pulled-pork sandwiches at the annual employee appreciation picnic, while others showed their competitive nature by racing pigs. The picnic, sponsored by the dean’s office and the Medical School Management Council, was Friday, Sept. 12, on the Medical Campus. (Credit: PhotoS by Robert Boston) Vernita Smith (left) and Tammy DeBeaux, from human resources at the medical school, served up one of picnic-goers’ favorite treats: Ted Drewes frozen custard. Amanda Lutz, from the physicians billing service at the medical school, tries her luck at bass fishing at the picnic. Moments later, the fishing rod flew from her hand, a technique that did not result in any fish. Building services employees (from left) Tony Jackson, Larry Park, Eric Steinnerd, Carl Thomas and Matt Dissett enjoy frozen custard at the picnic. Hundreds of School of Medicine employees turned out for the annual employee appreciation picnic on the Medical Campus.