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.
Dr. Brian Kim sits down with MyEczemaTeam to have an in-depth conversation on understanding the best ways to manage symptoms of eczema when they occur on the face.
In addition to a skin rash, many eczema sufferers also experience chronic itching, but sometimes that itching can become torturous. Worse, antihistamines — the standard treatment for itching and allergy — often don’t help.
Dr. Christine Yokoyama appointed to AAD “Council on Science and Research” Dr. Alexandra Hickman appointed to AAD “Congressional Policy Committee” and Dr. Basia Michalski appointed to AAD “Grassroots Advocacy Task Force”
It is my pleasure to announce that Milan J. Anadkat, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine has been appointed as Co-Director of the Office of Faculty Development for the Department of Medicine. Dr. Anadkat has outstanding background and training in faculty development and coaching that will enable him to help further enhance the culture, climate, and career development of faculty within the Department.
Check out Dr. Brian Kim discussing his innovative work in itch and the intersection between neuroscience, dermatology, and immunology as part of the Global Dermatology Talks series on November 16th. Register here.
Washington University Dermatology Residency Program Director, Dr. Ilana Rosman, was interviewed on Topical: The Dermatology Podcast about the upcoming residency application process, and how she has worked with the Association of Professors of Dermatology to improve the process for both students and programs.
Dr. Kelly MacArthur was featured on a recent American College of Mohs Surgery podcast conversation with radiation oncologist Dr. Brian Baumann to discuss their paper, Management of Primary Skin Cancer during a Pandemic: Multidisciplinary Recommendations, which was recently published in Cancer, an American Cancer Society journal.