The Distinguished Service Teaching Awards ceremony was held in the EPNEC Auditorium on 11/15/18. The Department of Pediatrics was delighted to have been awarded three awards in three different categories. Dr. Yumi Turmelle, a pediatric hepatologist, and Advisory Dean at the medical school was honored for her work in creating a new medical school selective called Advance Medical Spanish which focuses on having the students become proficient in conducting a clinical encounter in Spanish. Dr. Colleen Wallace, the director of the third year clerkship in pediatrics was recognized for her teaching efforts on the general pediatric wards with the third year students, and Dr. Amanda Reis, a PGY-2 in the pediatric residency program was recognized as a resident teacher of the year by the medical students for her tireless efforts at teaching, orienting and including the medical students in the day to day operations of the pediatric wards. These award winners are selected annually by the students at the Washington University School of Medicine and are a testament to the efforts of our faculty, fellows and residents in pursuit of our mission of patient care, research and education.