5 physician-scientists named to newest class of Dean’s Scholars (Links to an external site)

The Division of Physician-Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has announced its fifth class of Dean’s Scholars. They are (top, from left): R. Alex Harbison, MD, and Joshua Siner, MD; and (bottom, from left) Carol M. Kao, MD; Dzmitry Matsiukevich, MD; and David F. Butler, MD.

Physicians who pursue research often play a key role in the discovery of new, innovative approaches to diagnosing and treating patients. The Dean’s Scholars initiative at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis aims to nurture the careers of such doctors so they can more easily treat patients while also pursuing laboratory-based biomedical research.

WashU Medicine rises to No. 2 in nation in NIH research funding (Links to an external site)

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis received in 2023 the second highest amount of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of all medical schools nationwide. This ranking reflects the school’s commitment to cutting-edge research and positions it as a key player in shaping the future of medicine. (Photo: Matt Miller/School of Medicine)

In the realm of biomedical research, securing funding is a testament to an institution’s record of scientific accomplishments and potential for further advances to improve human health. In 2023, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis received the second-highest amount of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of all medical schools nationwide. […]

Cooper installed as inaugural Anthony R. French, MD, PhD, Professor in Pediatrics

Dean Perlmutter, Megan Cooper and Gary Silverman

Megan A. Cooper, MD, PhD, a professor of pediatrics, has been installed as the Anthony R. French, MD, PhD, Professor in Pediatrics. A celebration to mark the event took place Monday, March 4, 2024 in the Eric P. Newman Education Center. Cooper is chief of the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology/Immunology at Washington University Department of […]

Welcome to our 24 Pediatrics fellowship matches!

2024 Pediatric Fellowship Matches

The Department of Pediatrics welcomes all 24 of our fellowship matches. These incoming fellows will start in their subspecialties in July 2024. Allergy/Immunology Cardiology Critical Care Medicine Emergency Medicine Gastroenterology Hematology/Oncology Hospital Medicine Infectious Diseases Newborn Medicine Pulmonary

Pruitt announced as next division chief for Academic Pediatrics

Cassandra Pruitt

Cassandra (Casey) M. Pruitt, MD, FAAP, will be the next chief of the Division of Academic Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine.  Pruitt is a board-certified pediatrician and pediatric hospitalist who has served as the medical director for the WashU Complex Care Clinic and the General Academic Pediatric Clinic since […]