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.
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.
New summer research fellowship welcomed inaugural cohort of college students from the St. Louis region to campus in June.
Will Ross, MD, MPH, associate dean for diversity, talks with his former student and mentee, Leana Wen, MD, about her new book and the crucial role of public health.
Washington University was ranked 12th among hundreds of large and midsized companies on Forbes’ fourth annual list of “America’s Best Employers For Diversity.”
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.
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.
An internationally respected maternal-fetal medicine expert, Anthony Odibo, MD, has been named director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine & Ultrasound in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine.
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.
We stand in support and solidarity with our students, trainees, faculty and staff of Asian background, who for too long have suffered in silence at the indignity of being told they do not belong. We will not allow the evil of racial resentment to triumph.
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.
This yearlong program focuses on promoting a diverse and inclusive environment within our community to better advance health equity in the communities we serve. Participating residents and fellows will receive mentorship from campus leaders and engage with the community.
Ebony Boyce Carter, MD, a physician-scientist known for her research involving community-based interventions to promote health equity for pregnant women and their babies, has been named director of the Division of Clinical Research in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine.
This year we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the activist, with a week of panel discussions, keynotes and a celebration of Black joy. All events will be held virtually.
As a member of the board, the infectious diseases expert will help advise the St. Louis City Department of Health on programs of essential public health, including COVID-19 pandemic response, communicable disease mitigation, and health and racial justice.