Jason P. Burnham, MD

Jason P. Burnham, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Burnham specializes in clinical research and implementation science, with a special focus on telemedicine, multidrug resistant organisms, and climate change. He attends on the VA inpatient ID service, teaches fellows, residents, and students and the BJH telemedicine service (attendings only). He also sees both general ID and HIV patients at the VA ID clinic.

He is currently mentoring fellows, graduate students, medical students, and undergraduate students of various disciplines, including ID.

Patients seen at

VA St. Louis Health Care System

  • Doctor of Medicine: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX (2012)
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2015)
  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2017)
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • 2009: Fogarty Fellowship for research in Peru
  • 2014-2015: Mentors in Medicine and Clinical Scientist Training and Research Program Scholar
  • 2016-2019: Postdoctoral Mentored Training Program in Clinical Investigation Scholar
  • 2016: Knowlton Award Recipient
  • 2016: IDWeek Trainee Travel Grant Award
  • 2016: Jonathan Freeman Scholarship Awardee
  • 2017: SHEA Top Poster Abstract Award
  • 2017: SHEA Epi Project Competition Finalist
  • 2017: IDWeek Trainee Travel Grant Award
  • 2017: Scholar of the Washington University in St. Louis Institute for Public Health
  • 2018: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine Top Doctor Award
  • 2019: SHEA Epi Project Competition Finalist
Selected Publications
  1. Burnham JP, Olsen MA, Stwalley D, Kwon JH, Babcock HM, Kollef MH. Infectious diseases consultation reduces 30-day and 1-year all-cause mortality for multidrug resistant organism infections. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018: 3.
  2.  Burnham JP, Fritz SA, Yaeger LH, Colditz GA. Telemedicine infectious diseases consultations and clinical outcomes: a systematic review. Open Forum Infect Dis: 2019: 6:ofz517
  3.  Burnham JP. Climate change and antibiotic resistance: a deadly combination. Ther Adv Infect Dis. 2021

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