New center emphasizes student teamwork​

New center emphasizes student teamwork​

To further the goal of improving patient safety and quality in health care, three institutions — the Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, St. Louis College of Pharmacy and Washington University School of Medicine — have created the Center for Interprofessional Education (CIPE) at Washington University Medical Center.

Richard Wahl elected to National Academy of Medicine​

Richard L. Wahl, MD, the Elizabeth E. Mallinckrodt Professor and head of radiology at the School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, formerly known as the Institute of Medicine. Election to this academy is considered one of the highest honors in the field of health and medicine in the United States.
Washington People: Chris Carpenter​​

Washington People: Chris Carpenter​​

Watching his grandparents struggle at the end of their long lives hasmotivated Chris Carpenter, MD, an associate professor of emergency medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, to work countless hours to improve emergency room care for older adults and to help create a new medical subspecialty — geriatric emergency medicine.

Applications for K12 career development program due Oct. 19

Applications for the K12 Clinical Hematology Research Career Development Program scholars are being accepted through Oct. 19. The K12 Career Development Program is aimed at clinical or research fellows, instructors or recently appointed assistant professors committed to research in nonmalignant hematology.

Surgery embraces diversity training

Faculty and staff in the plastic and reconstructive surgery, urologic surgery and public health sciences divisions in the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have completed all four levels of training offered by the medical school’s diversity and inclusion team.

Medical students’ ‘First Year Funk’ video goes viral

For six consecutive nights, first-year medical student Travis CreveCoeur skipped sleep to direct and edit his class video, “First Year Funk,” a parody of Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk.” CreveCoeur thinks the sacrifice was worth it. The video has been viewed 134,000 times and counting.
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