Congratulations to Neha Navsaria, Ph.D. on teaching award!

Congratulations to Neha Navsaria, Ph.D. on teaching award!
The WashUMed Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion would like to congratulate our very own Equity Champion, Neha Navsaria, Ph.D., Assoc Prof of Psychiatry, on being honored with a teaching award from the Child Psychiatry Fellowship class. The teaching award was specifically for her teaching on diversity, equity, and inclusion topics.

Juneteenth: Freedom Day-A day of Recognition, Liberation, Resilience and Celebration

Juneteenth: Freedom Day-A day of Recognition, Liberation, Resilience and Celebration
the stories of triumph, bravery, resilience and contributions made by the African American community. On Juneteenth, we recommit ourselves to the work of equity, anti-racism, equality, and justice. As we reflect and celebrate on Juneteenth, we keep in mind the ways in which structural racism continues to impact communities of color in the United States and are mindful of the importance of equity in all spaces!

Happy PRIDE Month 2022

Happy PRIDE Month 2022
The WashUMed Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion celebrates PRIDE Month! We proudly support the LGBTQ+ community at #WashUMed and in the St. Louis region! #PrideMonth2022

In Solidarity

We are saddened and angered by the recent violence fueled by white supremacy and racism in Buffalo, Laguna Woods, and Dallas. We honor those who lost their lives. We grieve with those who lost loved ones and all who are impacted by the trauma of these events.

Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)

Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)
Hi all, I’m writing to make you all aware of Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) occurring from sundown on Wednesday, April 27th to sundown Thursday, April 28th. Some of you may have seen or observed the International Holocaust Day of Remembrance in January. Yom HaShoah marks the beginning of 3 important days within the Jewish […]

WUPT Receives APTA Minority Initiatives Award

WUPT Receives APTA Minority Initiatives Award
This award recognizes PT programs that have successfully demonstrated ongoing initiatives to assist minority students for at least three consecutive years. The criteria used in selecting the award recipient are: Planned, comprehensive initiatives have been developed by the program that can assist in the recruitment, admission, retention, and graduation of minority students that demonstrate effectiveness, […]

WUSM LGBTQmed: LGBTQIA+ Health Week

WUSM LGBTQmed: LGBTQIA+ Health Week
Please join WUSM LGBTQmed with co-sponsorship from ODEI for LGBTQIA+ Health Week! Check out the events below and we look forward to you joining us. LGBTQIA+ Health Week: Intersections of LGBTQIA+ and African American Health in St. Louis (Hybrid) 12-1pm on Friday, April 1st, 2022 in Holden Auditorium – Zoom link: https://wustl-hipaa.zoom.us/j/96169097133 -Lunch talk and presentation with […]

PRIDE Program Summer 2022

PRIDE Program Summer 2022
Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research PROGRAMS FOR UNDERREPRESENTED JUNIOR FACULTY The National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) PRIDE Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research are now accepting applications. Space is limited for the 2022 mentored training programs so apply early! […]

WUSM AMWA Period Supply Drive

WUSM AMWA Period Supply Drive
In collaboration with AMWA and the St. Louis Alliance for Period Supplies, we would like to announce a period supplies collection drive. The St. Louis Alliance for Period Supplies ensures individuals have access to essential period products. These items will be donated to individuals through a network of community partners.

PRIDE CVD-CGE

PRIDE CVD-CGE
PRIDE mentorship provided the foundation to build my work, allowed me to think outside the box, and provided an opportunity to build lasting collaborations with PRIDE cohorts and mentors, and to jointly publish and write grants. PRIDE provides an amazingly enriching experience and I strongly recommend it.” – PRIDE Mentee, 2008

Department of Anesthesiology: Herrera named inaugural associate vice chair for well-being

Department of Anesthesiology: Herrera named inaugural associate vice chair for well-being
Having been at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital since she was a patient care tech prior to nursing school, Ms. Herrera, CRNA, brings a love of the institution and contextual awareness, along with a critical understanding of recruitment and retention, and experience in navigating the challenges of clinical service, leadership, family, and proficiency in programming. In this new Associate Vice Chair role, Ms. Herrera will work closely with the Vice Chair for Professional Development and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and will develop and implement innovative well-being programs in the department.