2024 Fellowship Graduation

The summer marks the academic year where we welcomed some to our faculty and said goodbye to others. We had an amazing group, and we cannot wait to see where they go! Congrats to our graduates. Gynecologic Oncology: Dr. Alexander Cohen and Dr. Tyler Woodard Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility: Dr. Emily Spurlin Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Dr. […]

2024 Advanced Research Retreat

This week, the Advanced Clinical Research Retreat kicked off for fellows, grad students, and post-docs!

R1 Research Retreat

Interns teamed up with our research team for a day dedicated to research and fellowship!

2024 Rothman Research Day

Our annual Rothman Research Day is a day each year where residents and fellows gather to present their research for the day. With the strong tradition of biomedical research at Washington University, we integrate research training throughout the residency help our residents master basic concepts of research. At the beginning of the PGY-2 year, residents […]

Education team visits WUSM fair

The Education team got together on the WUSM campus to meet medical students and educate them on what WashU ObGyn is all about! The team included coordinators Kim Coombs & Rayna Mittler, Dr. Tammy Sonn, and Education Manager, Elizabeth Wanken.

Nelson Society Hosts 2nd Annual Resident Career Day

The Nelson Society hosted their second annual Resident Career Day on February 21, 2024. This dedicated event provided residents with valuable insights and guidance regarding their future careers. The day consisted of a special grand rounds guest speaker, Dr. William Leininger, Naval Medical Center, San Diego. Next were presentations from Alumni member, Dr. Jeffery Mormol […]

Dr. Sonn was named “Exemplary Educator”

The Exemplary Educator Award, established in 2022, recognizes current Washington University faculty members with at least six years of service as faculty in an academic teaching setting who are actively building a legacy as an educator through contributions in one or more domains of education and mentorship. Congratulations to Dr. Sonn!

Nelson Society Partners with David G. Mutch to Launch Residency Research Scholarship 

Residents may now submit their applications for the David G. Mutch Residency Research Scholarship. This scholarship was generously started by David G. Mutch, MD, the Ira C. and Judith Gall Professor, in partnership with the Nelson Alumni Society to support and enhance the scholarly research activity of residents.  The scholarship will give two $1,000 awards, twice per academic […]

Dr. Dickison selected for APGO Academic Scholars & Leaders Program 2023

Dr. Dickison was selected for the 2023 APGO Academic Scholars & Leaders Program. The APGO Academic Scholars and Leaders Program (ASL) is an initiative of the Association ofProfessors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO). Its purpose is to enhance education in obstetricsand gynecology by preparing ob-gyn physician faculty, through a rigorous 15-month curriculum, topossess the skills […]

Welcome New Fellows

REI – Aileen Portugal​, MDGyn Onc – Whitney Grither, MD, PhD​MIGS – Alison Kosmacki, MD​Gyn Onc – Mark Valentine, MD, PhD​MFM – Drew Hensel, MD​CFP – Ishana Shetty, MDMFM – Julia Whitley, MD​FPMRS – Hunter Terry, MD​

Registration Now Open for the 48th Annual Symposium

Eric P. Newman Education Center @ Washington University Medical CenterOctober 19, 2023 8:00 AM – October 20, 2023 3:30 PM Coordinator Michelle R Padgett, MS, ATC, Washington University CME Agenda This conference is offered as an in-person course only. Thursday, October 19, 2023   7:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast    8:10     Welcome – Makeba Williams, MD, NCMP Session I […]

Sonn Named Associate Dean of Student Affairs (Links to an external site)

Tammy Sonn, MD, has been named Associate Dean of Student Affairs effective January 2024. The Associate Dean of Student Affairs is responsible for providing proactive leadership for the delivery of programs and services to support medical students’ academic achievement as well as personal and professional development across the student lifecycle. 

Dr. Ashley Veade to Serve as Associate Program Director for the Residency Program

July 25, 2023 – During this upcoming academic year, the residency leadership team is growing in accordance with ACGME guidelines given the increased development of our residency program.  After an open call for applications and an interview process, we are excited to announce that Dr. Ashley Veade was selected as our next Associate Residency Program Director!  She will […]

Saying goodbye to Dr. Strand

Dr. Eric Strand, former division chief, Associate Residency Director, is leaving the department. “Dr. Strand is Professor and Division Director of General Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has served the department as Division Chief since 2012, Residency Program Director from 2015 – 2022, and Associate Program Director from 2022. He has held positions on departmental and hospital committees and is a leader […]

Welcome new 2023 Interns!

We are so excited to welcome our new interns! Welcome to Washington University School of Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology! We are happy you’re here. Emma Altieri – University of California – IrvineKatie Brow – Virginia Tech Carilion School of MedicineCat Burns – Indiana UniversityKatie Carbonell – Washington UniversitySarah Cohen – WashUKatie Howard – Medical College of Georgia at Augusta UniversityAli Houston-Ludlam – […]

Match Day 2023

✨ We are absolutely thrilled to welcome this new intern class of 2027! ✨ Emma Altieri Katherine Brow Catherine Burns Katherine Carbonell Sarah Cohen Laura Granger-Howard Alexandra Houston-Ludlum Ngantu Le Allison Whorton Congrats to the WashU Med students who matched into ObGyn! Thank you to all our advisors, letter writers, and teachers who inspired these […]

Match Day: Incoming Fellows 2023

Welcome New OBGYN Fellows 2023! Complex Family Planning – Ishana Shetty, MD —University​ of Florida UF Health FPMRS –  Hunter Terry, MD​ —U Penn Gyn Onc – Whitney Grither, MD, PhD​ —Washington University​ Gyn Onc – Mark Valentine, MD, PhD​ —Washington University​ MIGS – Alison Kosmacki, MD​ —Washington University​ MFM – Drew Hensel, MD​ —Washington University​ MFM – Julia Whitley, MD​ —George Washington University​ REI – Aileen Portugal​, MD —University​ of […]

Match Day: Our Chiefs

Congrats to our Chiefs on their Fellowship Match! Tamara Cameo, MD​ – MIGS– Ichan School of Medicine/Mt. Sinai​ Whitney Grither, MD, PhD​ – Gyn Onc—Washington University​ Drew Hensel, MD​ – MFM—Washington University​ Alison Kosmacki, MD​ – MIGS—Washington University​ Lauren Kus, MD​ – Complex Family Planning– Ichan School of Medicine/Mt. Sinai​ Mark Valentine, MD, PhD​ – Gyn Onc—Washington University​ Elise Wilson, MD​ – Gyn Onc – UC San Diego​