SHEA recognizes outstanding infectious diseases fellows

Armaghan-e-Rehman Mansoor, MD, 2nd year ID fellow, has been awarded the Jonathan Freeman Scholarship by the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). The award recognizes outstanding infectious disease fellows who demonstrate an interest in healthcare epidemiology. Dr. Mansoor’s primary research interest is in antibiotic stewardship, specifically in immunocompromised patients and in low resource settings. […]

Fellows receive IDWeek 2022 Abstract Travel Awards

Armaghan-e-Rehman Mansoor, MD, and Patrick Ching, MD, MPH, both second year ID fellows have been awarded Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Trainee Abstract Travel Awards. The awards help defray the expenses of traveling to IDWeek, October 19-23, 2022, in Washington, DC. IDWeek offers several awards acknowledging distinguished, quality scientific research presented at IDWeek. Awards […]

Congratulations, 2022 ID Fellow Graduates!

Through many years of education, hard work and determination, you made it! Congratulations to all of our fellows who completed their infectious diseases (ID) fellowship training. Gayathri Krishnan, MD, is an instructor in medicine and a medical education fellow, working on her Masters in Health Professional Education at Washington University School of Medicine. “One thing […]

Our first of many fellows’ outings spring 2022

Our first outing this spring started at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University Danforth Campus talking about art and public health followed by dinner at K-BOP St. Louis. We were also joined virtually by Gerome Escota, MD, former co-director of the ID Fellowship program at WashU.

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC Director, 2022 Gerald Medoff Visiting Professor

Rochelle Walensky, MD,MPH, was welcomed today at the Internal Medicine grand rounds to discuss the pandemic with William G. Powderly, MD, the J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine and co-director of the Division of Infectious Diseases. Their conversation centered on domestic and global challenges facing public health officials as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic […]

ID Division fills all five fellowship positions in the match

The ID Division is excited to work with our incoming fellows in July 2022. In recent years there had been a decline in applicants to infectious diseases training programs. This year, there are 52 (30%) ID programs in the match with unfilled spots. We are aware that there are insufficient applicants to meet the ever […]

Two ID Fellows will be honored Dec. 6 with prestigious Excellence Award

Patrick Olson, MD, PhD and Abby Sung, MD, Infectious Diseases Fellows who trained in the Washington University School of Medicine Internal Medicine (WUSM IM) Residency Program, will be honored with the Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital 2021 Knowlton Incentive for Excellence Award. The award recognizes and supports current fellows who trained in the WUSM residency program […]

Nathan Nolan, MD, MPH and Gayathri Krishnan, MD, both fellows, appointed to IDSA committees

Nathan Nolan, MD, MPH completed his ID fellowship in 2021 and is currently an instructor in medicine in infectious diseases and a medical education fellow. Dr. Nolan has been appointed to the IDSA Medical Education Community of Practice (COP). The COP committee represents members of the IDSA working to support the community of ID clinician educators, […]

Dr. Nathan Nolan will present at this year’s AIMW22!

Three School of Medicine faculty, Lisa Zickuhr, MD, MHPE , Assistant Professor, Rheumatology, Frank O’Brien, MBBCH, MRCPI , Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, and Nathan Nolan, MD, MPH , Instructor in Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division (alumnus 2019), and Medical Education Fellow will conduct a workshop about integrating Health Equity into fellowship training curricula, […]

Second year fellow, Gayathri Krishnan, MD, creates online platform for women professionals in the field of Infectious Diseases

Women in Infectious Diseases (WIID) is created for women professionals in ID to collaborate, promote, support, advocate, embrace, encourage and nurture each other and to celebrate all the amazing work being done by women in the field of Infectious Diseases. Our motto in WIID is “for women, with women, by women in ID”. According to AAMC, […]

ID Fellows create video to show prospective fellow candidates what fellowship is like at WashU

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is prepared to conduct virtual interviews of potential candidates to join our ID fellowship program. Since candidates are not visiting onsite, our fellows decided to create a video that shows canididates around the medical campus while they share what it is like to […]

Gayaythri Krishnan, MD chosen as Chief ID Fellow for FY 2022

Dr. Krishnan was selected by her ID fellow peers to serve as the second Chief ID Fellow. She follow Nathan Nolan, MD and recent graduate of the ID Fellowhip program . Honored, humbled and ecstatic about this new responsibility, Gayathry hopes to promote Fellow wellness and trainee education. “Thank you @WashUID for entrusting me with […]

Gayathri Krishnan, MD, first year fellow, submitted a recently published paper

Gayathri Krishnan, MD

Comparison of Blood (1->3)-β-D-Glucan Levels in AIDS-Related Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia and AIDS-Related Progressive Disseminated Histoplasmosis. Michael Saccente, Gayathri Krishnan. Clinical Infectious Diseases, ciab277, Relevance: Beta D glucan is a noninvasive test used for diagnosis of fungal infections and is helpful in patients with immunosuppressed conditions.  Dr. Krishnan et al also published a case report in the Arkansas […]

Miguel Chavez Concha, MD, MSc, receives Jonathon Freeman Award

Miguel Chavez Concha, MD, MSc, first year fellow, is a 2021 recipient of the Jonathan Freeman Scholarship. The award is was established by SHEA to promote the training of outstanding infectious disease fellows who demonstrate interest in the field of healthcare epidemiology. The award is intended to support infection control professionals’ scholarly activities in hospital […]

Five fellows present 9 posters at IDWEEK 2020

Armaghan-e-Rehman Mansoor, MD, first year fellow presented a poster at IDWeek 2020, Increasing incidence of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with HIV: A nationwide database analysis. Oral presentation: A nationwide analysis of the trends and outcomes of Cryptococcal Meningitis in the United States. Mansoor A., Sarwari A.R. IDWeek 2020, October 2020 Daniel Vo, MD, second […]