Work-Life Balance

Brasserie Lunch Discounts

Brasserie by niche is offering a 15% discount to all WashU/BJC employees who visit for lunch.  Lunch is served from 11 am – 2 pm Monday – Friday.  Brasserie is located at 4580 Laclede Ave in the Central West End.  For a complete menu, visit their website here.

Peds News

State of the Department

The annual State of the Department talk will be delivered on Friday, September 8, 2017, at 9:15am, in Clopton Auditorium.  All department faculty, fellow, residents, and staff are welcome to attend.  Reminder — Arrive early for seating!

OFD News

Promotions & Appointments – September 2017

Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, MD, PhD is appointed as Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Critical Care.  She is Chief of the Division of Critical Care.  Dr. Wardenburg comes to Washington University from the University of Chicago where she was Chief of the Section of Pediatric Critical Care and Associate …

Faculty News

Holtz Honored with Doris Duke Clinical Foundation Award

  Lori R. Holtz, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics was one of 17 junior physician scientists awarded The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) 2017 Clinical Scientist Development Awards of $495,000 each over three years. Dr. Holtz’s project is Transmission and development of the human infant virome. Selected from a highly …

OFD News

CEP in WUPS Training Sessions

The WUPS Profile System that you currently use to generate your CV is being updated to have the capability to generate your Clinician Educator Portfolio (CEP) as well.  The WUPS system is found at  https://wups.wustl.edu/ . The updates in the system will help standardize CEPs across the department while still  maintaining …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature – Stuart Friess, MD

Stu grew up on the eastern end of Long Island as the oldest of three children.  Mom was a school teacher and Dad was a nuclear engineer for the Dept of Energy at Brookhaven National Lab.  In 1979. Stu’s Dad was the first DOE official on the ground in response …

Research News

Research News – September 2017

2017 Request for Applications, American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grants (ACS-IRG) due September 15 Click here for more information KL2 Career Development Awards 2017 Application Cycle Information, open June 1-September 15 Click here for more information NIH Mock Study Section November 14, 2017, 12:00-4:00, CAM., Conference Room 1, LOIs due …

Faculty News

Faculty News

Pediatrics names executive vice chair, three vice chairs The Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has named a distinguished pediatrician the department’s executive vice chair and three others as vice chairs. The positions are new. The department’s head, Gary A. Silverman, MD, PhD, the Harriet B. Spoehrer …

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities – Sept./Oct. 2017

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH R01 Series – new: October 5 U01 – new: October 5 K Series – new: October 12 R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 – new: October 16 R15 – new, renewal, resubmission, revision: October 25 NIH Due Dates Washington University Internal Competitions – …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature – Cindy Ortinau

Cindy Ortinau is a St. Louis native who spent the first part of her childhood living in St. Louis City. Her family then moved to the suburb of Oakville where she attended Oakville Senior High School (yes, I know you fellow St. Louis natives were going to ask!). Cindy comes …