Congratulations and welcome to our 2023-2024 intern class! We are so excited for you to join our team. Name Medical school Madison Baer, MD University of Missouri School of Medicine- Columbia Emily Bao, MD, MPH University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine Lauren Black, MD University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas […]
Nash legacy honored — A family of doctors defines pediatric care in St. Louis (Links to an external site)
Alison C. Nash, MD, a third-generation pediatrician, understood the importance of health equity in medicine decades before it became a priority in most medical schools and hospitals. She recognized that achieving health equity requires physicians to identify people in need of care, particularly those from disadvantaged communities.
Madame president (Links to an external site)
When Ericka V. Hayes, MD ’98, came to Washington University as an undergraduate, she felt as though she had finally found a community of like-minded people. That sense of belonging continued when she entered Washington University School of Medicine, where a close-knit cohort of classmates and outstanding mentorship from attendings and residents were catalysts for […]
Op Ed: Plax: Kids in foster care are still kids, and they need support (Links to an external site)
As a pediatrician and adolescent medicine doctor, I will always support preventing more kids coming into the child welfare system, but the legislative proposal for the level of need I see is not near enough. For the last 12 years I have served youth in foster care with a team of helping professionals. I perform […]
Pediatric primary care on the front lines of teen mental health crisis (Links to an external site)
Teen mental health was in crisis before COVID-19. Persistent feelings of hopelessness and sadness almost doubled over a 10-year period ending in 2019, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Also during this time, attempted suicide and thoughts about suicide skyrocketed among U.S. high school students.
New Report: St. Louis Is Most Affordable of America’s Top 25 Metros (Links to an external site)
A new report that compares the cost for housing, utilities, grocery items, transportation, health care, and miscellaneous goods and services for metropolitan areas across the United States finds that St. Louis is the most affordable of America’s 25 most populous metropolitan areas.
‘It gave us our family’: 9-month-old Metro East boy receives heart transplant (Links to an external site)
A Metro East baby was recently given the gift of life thanks to the doctors at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. His family lives in Mascoutah, but Children’s Hospital is seemingly the only place 9-month-old Ben Hay has ever known. “We took him home for eight days over Christmas,” said mother Jacqueline Hay.
Pediatric oncology resident from Brazil training in St. Louis to help patients in her country (Links to an external site)
ST. LOUIS — A resident from Brazil is in St. Louis to hopefully bring back helpful tools to her country. Jessica Rodrigues is a resident at GRAACC, a hospital in Brazil, and she specializes in pediatric neuro-oncology.
First of its kind DeSanto-Shinawi Syndrome clinic takes place at St. Louis Children’s Hospital
A first of its kind clinic has parents and medical professionals alike excited. The inaugural DeSanto-Shinawi Syndrome clinic took place on Sept. 29-30 at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. It was the first clinic of its kind in St. Louis for the syndrome that was described by Washington University pediatrician Cori DeSanto, MD, and Washington University […]
St. Louis Children’s Hospital Again Named Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center (Links to an external site)
St. Louis Children’s Hospital has been re-verified as a Level 1 pediatric trauma center by the American College of Surgeons. Level I verification is the highest possible ranking for trauma centers and recognizes the hospital is equipped to handle the most severe injuries. SLCH is one of about 50 ACS-verified pediatric Level 1 trauma centers in the United States. […]