Miguel Chavez Concha, MD accepted into the 2023-2024 Teaching Scholars Program Cohort

Miguel Chavez Concha, MD, ID fellow alum ’21, was recommended to join the Teaching Scholars Program by excellent clinical educators, including his old program directors. He had always been interested in education and ways to innovate and improve teaching. The Teaching Scholars Program is a 12-month certificate program designed to enhance knowledge and skills, and […]

Annual ID Research Symposium features keynote address

Washington University Infectious Diseases Division welcomed Amita Gupta, MD, MHS as the Inaugural J. Russell Little MD Lecturer at the 2023 Annual Infectious Diseases Research Symposium on June 22, 2023. J. Russell Little, MD, was on the faculty at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis from 1964 to 2005. He served as chief […]

Faculty and trainees gather at annual SHEA meeting.

Washington University infectious diseases faculty and trainees met up for dinner at the 2023 Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring Event hosted in Seattle, WA. Several trainees are training in the antibiotic stewardship program and infection prevention. Armaghan-e-Rehman Mansoor, MD, 2nd year ID fellow, was awarded the Jonathan Freeman Scholarship by the Society […]

Luis Parra-Rodriguez received CROI scholarship award.

Congratulations, Dr. Parra-Rodriguez, MD, third year fellow, for being selected for the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), New Investigator Scholarship. Scholarships are awarded based on the quality of the submitted abstract, application, and letter of recommendation. New Investigator Scholarship recipients are the presenting author of an accepted abstract. All scholarship recipients are required […]

ID welcomes incoming fellows!

Noah Chodos, MDMedical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine                                                                                Residency: Tufts Medical Center, Boston MA Zoë Leyh, DOMedical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine                                                                  Residency: St. Luke’s Hospital, St. Louis MO Antony Rawindraraj, DOMedical School: Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine                 Residency: University of Missouri, Columbia Reid Goodman, MDMedical School: New York […]

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, […]