Gerome Escota, MD, assistant professor of medicine, was selected by the current infectious diseases fellows to receive the 2018 J. Russell Little Clinical Education Award. The award is given to a faculty member for their outstanding clinical teaching and honors Dr. Little for his years of practice and teaching at the Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Little joined Washington University faculty on July 1, 1964 and became head the of Infectious Diseases Division at The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. After the hospital mergers of Barnes and Jewish Hospitals, Little continued his life-long career in infectious diseases at Washington University School of Medicine. He retired in 2005, and has remained a Professor Emeritus.