Office of Faculty Development

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OFD News

Workshops Open to Faculty and Fellows

“Thriving Amidst Chaos Workshops”
May 10, 2019
Attend as many sessions as you like.
Guest Speaker: Susan R. Johnson, MD, MS
University of Iowa
8-9 am Productivity Basics, SLCH 3rd floor auditorium
12-1 pm Becoming a More Productive Writer, NWT10A
2-3 pm Managing email effectively, NWT10A
Register here by May 6
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“The Color of Medicine: The Story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital”

Film Screening and Discussion
St Louis Children’s Hospital 3rd floor auditorium
May 8, 2019
Film: 5:30 pm; Discussion: 7:00 pm
Co-Sponsored by Peds Office of Faculty Development and WUSM Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Registration Open to all at WUSM

Learning Opportunities

For convenience the OFD is bringing the Diversity 3.0 and 4.0 trainings presented by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to Pediatrics. If you have not already attended Diversity 1.0 and 2.0 you can register for an open session through HR at
Open to all in Pediatrics

Diversity 3.0 – Commitment

5/2/19  8-9 am in NWT10A – Please register here

5/17/19  12- 1 pm in NWT10A – Please register here
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Diversity 4.0 – Action

6/4/19  8-9 am in NWT10A – Please register here

6/12/19  12-1 pm in NWT10A – Please register here
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Social Connections:

Happy Hour– May 9 @ itap, 4-7 pm
16 S. Euclid (Walking distance from campus). No registration
Open to Peds faculty and fellows Drinks and appetizers provided
As always please ensure you consume alcohol responsibly and not drive under the influence, and do not attend to clinical responsibilities afterwards.

Physical Wellness:

Chair Massage
Service provided by professional massage therapist Jo McClaine of Move-BJC.  For faculty and fellows in the physician lounge on 1st week day of the month: Next opportunities are Wednesday May 1st and Monday, June 3rd.  Open to Peds faculty and fellows

Dates, time and sign-up here.
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Did you Know…

Online masters programs for adult learning are available.
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Funded Awards

Congratulations to Dustin Baldridge, Jeffrey Bednarski, Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, Francis Cole, Jonathan Cooper, Brian DeBosch, Jennifer Ikle, Jeffrey Magee, Cynthia Ortinau, Laura Schuettpelz, Gary Silverman, Phillip Tarr, Michael Thompson, Todd Wylie
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Funding Opportunities

R01 Series – new: June 5
U01 – new: June 5
K Series – new: June 12
R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 – new: June 16
R15 – new, renewal, resubmission, revision: June 25

  • Request for Applications: K12 Paul Calabresi Career Development Award for Clinical Oncology
  • Pre-SPORE for the Elimination of Cancer Disparities – Request for Applications

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Welcome New Employees

The Department of Pediatrics recently welcomed many new employees.
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Research News

  • Applied Health Behavior Research Courses – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR SUMMER!
  • Systems Science for Social Impact Summer Training Institute – Applications are open for the 1st annual Systems Science for Social Impact Summer Training Institute, to be held at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, from July 29 – August 2, 2019
  • Just in Time (JIT) Core Usage Funding Program, Administrative Core, Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Center (RDRRC), April, 2019 – The JIT Core Usage Funding Program is designed to provide quick access to funding for use in rheumatic disease-related projects in any of the WU-RDRRC-related Cores
  • New International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Publication Requirements: Data Sharing Statements – As a condition of publication of clinical trial results, ICMJE journals require that a Data Sharing Statement be included in the registration
  • Changes to Bayh-Dole – Intellectual Property Assignments – In 2018, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) promulgated new regulations that changed various procedures for how the Bayh-Dole Act (“Act”) is implemented
  • Celebration of Inventors – Tuesday, May 7, 2019
    The Washington University in St. Louis’ Office of Technology Management invites you to the Celebration of Inventors. We will honor 2018 patent awardees, faculty startups, and new National Academy of Inventors honorees

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Upcoming Events

Pediatrics Molecular Medicine Seminar (PMMS) Series –

Pediatric Research “What You Need to Know Wednesdays” Series – Read more. (May 22)

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