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 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 […]
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.
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. 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.
Congratulations to Dr. Laurin Council, Director of Dermatologic Surgery, on her election as an alumnus to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Class of 2021. AOA recognizes physicians who show commitment to professionalism, leadership, scholarship, research, and community service.
We are so proud of our world-renowned physician-scientist faculty member, Dr. Brian Kim, on receiving the American Skin Association’s 2021 Research Achievement Award in Discovery. This award is well-deserved for his work in itch at the crossroads of neurobiology, immunology, and skin biology. Congratulations, Dr. Kim!
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. Carrie Coughlin, director of Pediatric Dermatology, to study Beyond the phenotype- A targeted sequencing study to identify the spectrum of genetic mutations in pyogenic granulomas.
Congratulations to PGY-2 residents Drs. Daniel Schlessinger & Ian Ferguson for their acceptance into this year’s Virtual Magic Wand Initiative. This is a fantastic program that engages dermatologists at all levels to identify and solve clinical problems through innovation.
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.
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.
Our very own Dr. Brian Kim discusses the itch-scratch cycle, barrier disruptions, and inflammatory mechanisms of eczema with The Dermatologist. Dr. Kim is an internationally-recognized leader in dermatology, itch, and immunology, and continues to innovate in our field.
We are so proud to welcome this amazing group of future dermatologists who will contribute meaningfully to our program and to our field. Congratulations to all on Match Day 2021!
Faisal Ahmad, a second-year medical student at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is one of 55 recipients of a $5,000 summer research fellowship from the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society.