2021 Mohs Fellowship Announcement

2021 Mohs Fellowship Announcement
We are excited to announce that two of our current residents, Alexander Aria, MD and Stephen Erickson, MD have matched for the 2021 Micrographic Surgery & Dermatologic Oncology (Mohs) fellowship. Alex will be joining the Dermatology program at Saint Louis University. Steve will remain at Washington University working closely with our Mohs fellowship director Dr. […]

We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!
We are seeking a General Dermatologist who is passionate about patient care, medical education, and research to join our team of amazing doctors. We welcome applicants at all levels of experience and with diverse interests and expertise in dermatologic care for pediatrics or adults. We invite you to begin or continue to develop your career […]

Funds raised for pediatric dermatology research

Funds raised for pediatric dermatology research
Claire Woepke and Kick off the Sickness raise funds for rare diseases research. This year, they donated part of the proceeds from their 3rd annual kickball tournament to Dr. Carrie C. Coughlin’s research.

Dermatology faculty honored for excellence in education

Dermatology faculty honored for excellence in education
Residency program director, Dr. Ilana Rosman, was awarded an inaugural Rising Star Award by the Academy of Educators at Washington University School of Medicine. The Rising Star Award recognizes faculty members who show exceptional promise as educators through contributions in educational service, leadership, and/or scholarship.

Dr. Leo Shmuylovich awarded prestigious NIH ‘high risk, ‘high-reward’ grant (Links to an external site)

Dr. Leo Shmuylovich awarded prestigious NIH ‘high risk, ‘high-reward’ grant
Dr. Shmuylovich, one of our pediatric dermatologists and physician-scientist faculty members, was awarded the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award, which provides support for outstanding junior scientists to bypass the traditional postdoctoral training period and launch independent research careers. Dr. Shmuylovich’s innovative work focuses on developing imaging tools to objectively measure skin disease in diverse skin types.

Dr. Ilana Rosman, residency program director, discusses residency match during COVID-19 pandemic with Dermatology Weekly (Links to an external site)

Dr. Ilana Rosman, residency program director, discusses residency match during COVID-19 pandemic with Dermatology Weekly
Our residency program director Dr. Ilana Rosman is a national leader in resident selection and recruitment, and serves as the Chair of the Association Professors of Dermatology’s Residency Program Directors Section. She was interviewed by Dr. Candrice Heath as part of Dermatology Weekly’s Covid Conversations. Dr. Rosman and Dr. Heath discussed the residency application process during the pandemic and beyond, as well as how to make the resident selection process more equitable in the future.

Dr. Alexander Aria selected to participate in Barnes-Jewish Hospital & Washington University School of Medicine Resident and Fellow Diversity Initiative (RFDI)

Dr. Alexander Aria selected to participate in Barnes-Jewish Hospital & Washington University School of Medicine Resident and Fellow Diversity Initiative (RFDI)
Dr. Alexander Aria, one of our rising senior residents, was selected to participate in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine Resident and Fellow Diversity Initiative (RFDI). The RFDI seeks to promote a sense of belonging for trainees throughout the medical campus, and also to advance health equity for the communities we serve. Alex will benefit from mentorship from campus leaders, engagement with fellow trainees from across the institution, and completion of a capstone project related to diversity, inclusion, and equity.

Dr. Carrie Coughlin awarded the Dermatology Foundation’s Pediatric Dermatology Career Development Award

Dr. Carrie Coughlin awarded the Dermatology Foundation’s Pediatric Dermatology Career Development Award
Director of Pediatric Dermatology, Dr. Carrie Coughlin, was awarded a competitive Pediatric Dermatology Career Development Award from the Dermatology Foundation. Dr. Coughlin runs a pediatric pigmented lesions clinic and also serves as the Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Director. Her work focuses on supporting children with congenital melanoctyic nevi, pigmented lesions that are present at birth and can be a cause of social and emotional distress as they grow.