The COVID-19 Exceptional and Exemplary Duties (COVETED) Awards recognize individuals within the department who have demonstrated exceptional service and performance during the pandemic.
Dr. David Murray, a longtime member of our department, recently announced his plans to retire from Washington University in May 2021.
Dr. Markowitz will work closely with other senior leaders in the Anesthesiology Department, with University and Health System leaders, and with others who are leading initiatives to transform our institutional culture.
Dr. Njoku will work closely with other senior leaders in the Anesthesiology Department, with Hospital and University leaders in St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and with institutional leaders in BJC and Washington University School of Medicine broadly.
As medical schools across the country work to address systemic racism in medicine and foster more inclusive communities, one new initiative aims to increase diversity and advance anti-racism in academic anesthesiology.
The department received over $16.1 million in federal funding from the NIH, and six faculty ranked in the top 50 for total NIH funding to individual anesthesia principal investigators.
It is with a mixture of pride and sadness that we bid our friend and colleague Dr. Anshuman Sharma farewell as he leaves Washington University to take up an exciting new leadership opportunity.
Dr. Bowen will join Dr. Emmert in recruitment, education, and mentoring Cardiothoracic Anesthesia fellows.
Dr. Rao will work in collaboration with hospital and departmental leaders, as well as with pain division faculty, to further the Pain Management Division’s contributions to the missions of the Washington University Pain Center.
The ASSURE fellowship program will provide underrepresented minority college students from the St. Louis metro area an opportunity to engage in basic, clinical, and/or translational research projects.