Diversity Week 2021

The art of belonging - Reimagining through connection | Diversity Week 2021

Diversity Week is a time for us to reconnect in celebration of diversity and belonging. Join us Sept. 20-26 for a week of reflection, workshops, artistic performance and empowerment.

Panel Series: Building Trust in Healthcare

A healthcare provider applying vaccine on patient's arm

In the wake of the covid pandemic, medical mistrust has amplified in the public consciousness. This two-panel series hosted by the Student National Medical Association with support from ODEI is intended to provide transparency and insight into work being done to combat significant sources of this distrust.

Hammond receives Merck research fellowship (Links to an external site)

J. Gmerice Hammond, MD, MPH, a cardiologist and health policy research fellow in the Cardiovascular Division at Washington University School of Medicine, has received a Merck Fellowship Research Award from the Association of Black Cardiologists and the American College of Cardiology.

Njoku named director of pediatric anesthesiology division (Links to an external site)

Dolores B. Njoku, MD, a noted clinician, researcher and mentor, has been named the director of pediatric anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine and anesthesiologist-in-chief at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. She will also become the new Rudolph L. and Mary Frances Wise Endowed Chair in Pediatric Anesthesiology and vice chair in the Department of Anesthesiology.

LGBTQ Health Month 2021

A stethoscope lies atop a rainbow flag

We are excited to hold LGBTQ Health Month this April in partnership with LGTBQMed and the Office of Diversity Programs. All events are free and open to the public.

Black History Month 2021

We are thrilled to be collaborating across the campus — including events co-hosted with our partners at BJC — to provide meaningful programming that amplifies experiences that are not always included or known in American culture.