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Four Fellows present posters at IDWeek 2019

FELLOWS’ POSTER PRESENTATIONS AT IDWEEK 2019 Sasinuch Rutjanawech, MD, 1st year fellow – Poster#1699 Presentations and Outcomes of Histoplasma Capsulatum...

“It’s Not Just an Opioid Epidemic – It’s an Overdose Epidemic”

Study Shows Infections are a Common “Side Effect” of Intravenous Drug Use Infectious Diseases Fellow, Laura Marks MD, PhD sees it all...

Gerome Escota, MD selected to chair Teaching and Learning Resources Work Group of IDSA

The Infectious Diseases Society of American Medical Education Community of Practice Committee (IDSA Med Ed COP) recently selected Gerome Escota,...

Dr. Escota, Lawrence and Kirmani receive distinguished service teaching awards

Distinguished Service Teaching Awards were awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year. Three of our infectious diseases faculty were recently honored...

Jeffrey Henderson, MD, PhD and colleagues find signature molecule that may help to identify people at high risk for developing C. diff

Antibiotics are known to upset the balance of bacteria in the intestinal tract. In some cases, antibiotics can cause the...

Powderly honored with Distinguished Graduate Award by University College Dublin (UCD) Medical Graduates Association

William G. Powderly, MD, the J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine & Co-director, Infectious Diseases Division, received the UCD Medical...

Welcome First-Year Infectious Diseases Fellows!

We would like to introduce you to our incoming 2019 ID fellows. We are looking forward to working with you!...

Second year fellow, Kap Sum Foong, MD (center), receives SHEA Award

Pictured with Dave Warren, MD, MPH, professor of medicine and Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH, professor of medicine,  Kap Sum Foong,...

NEJM features two WashU ID cases, one cited in the Washington Post

The Washington Post featured one of two Washington University ID cases appearing in The New England Journal of Medicine last...

First and second year fellows receive travel grants to IDWeek 2018

First year fellows, Matthew Hevey, MD and Kap Sum Foong, MD, along with second year fellows, Abdullah Aljorayid, MD, Juan...

Dr. Medoff honored with plaque representing the annual Gerald Medoff, MD Visiting Professors

Faculty and fellows gathered to present the “Annual Gerald Medoff MD Visiting Professor”  plaque to Dr. Medoff.  Dr. Medoff is...

The Frugal Traveler visits St. Louis where he finds art, music, food and Midwestern friendliness in a budget friendly environment

The city has all you could want — museums, green spaces, good music and exciting new restaurants — plus that...

NEJM features two WashU ID cases, one cited in the Washington Post

The Washington Post featured one of two Washington University ID cases appearing in The New England Journal of Medicine last...

Gerome Escota, MD, Is First Recipient of the J. Russell Little, MD Clinical Education Award

The ID Division has decided to recognize both clinical teaching and the career of Russ Little by creating the Dr....

Reflections of the ID Division Over the Past Year

As the 2016-17 academic year comes to a close, we would like to reflect on the highlights and accomplishments of...

Klein named vice provost and associate dean for graduate education

Robyn S. Klein, MD, PhD, a physician-scientist recognized internationally for her work on the brain’s immune system, has been named...

Jason P. Burnham, MD, 2nd year fellow, recipient of the Jonathon Freeman Award

The Scholarship was established by SHEA to promote the training of outstanding infectious disease fellows who demonstrate interest in the...

Jeffrey Henderson, MD, PhD receives Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

Graduate Students at Washington University honor outstanding faculty & staff at the 18th annual Outstanding Faculty and Staff (OFAS) Awards...

Jane O’Halloran, MD, 1st year fellow receives CROI 2017 Young Investigator Scholarship Award

Jane O’Halloran, MD, 1st year fellow received a Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2017 Young Investigator Scholarship Award....

Brett W. Jagger, MD, PhD co-authors manual chapter

Brett W. Jagger, MD, PhD, 2nd year fellow co-authored the chapter “Cellulitis” in The Washington Manual Subspecialty Consult Series, General...