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Victoria J. Fraser: Missouri has much to show our lawmakers about our coronavirus needs

Victoria J. Fraser, MD, Adolphus Busch professor of medicine, and Chair of the Department of Medicine at Washington University School...

Wenners Ballard III, MD Speaks About Racial Disparities in Covid-19

Hospitalist, Wenners Ballard III, MD discusses systemic racism on an episode of “Show Me the Science” podcast. The podcast highlights...

Welcome New Hospitalists!

Please join us in extending a big, warm welcome to our new faculty members: Erin Baum, MD – Instructor in...

General Internal Medicine Teachers of the Year – Dennis Chang, MD and Eric Johnson, MD

The teacher of the year award for inpatient medicine is an award selected by the Internal Medicine residents.  All internal medicine...

SHM St. Louis Chapter – Gold Chapter of the Year

The St. Louis Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), for which Crystal Atwood, MD and Matt Brinkmeier, MD...

Leading the Capstone Paracentesis Experience – Dr. Matt Freer

The Capstone experience is a required rotation for 4th year medical students to prepare them for internship.  As part of...

Interim Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine – Dr. Michael Lin

The Division of Hospital Medicine is excited to announce that Michael Lin, MD SFHM, Associate Professor of Medicine, has been...

Honoring 11 Years as Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine – Dr. Mark Thoelke

Mark Thoelke, MD SFHM is stepping down as Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine, as of Jan 1, 2020...

Department of Medicine Vice Chair of Patient Safety – Dr. Andrew Odden

It is my pleasure to announce that Andrew Odden, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Hospital Medicine and General...

Happy Retirement, Anne Hilliker!

Please join us in congratulating Anne Hilliker, NP, on her retirement! She began her nursing career at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in...

Inaugural Chairholder for the Stokes Family Endowed Chair in Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care – Dr. Patrick White

The Stokes Family Endowed Chair in Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care for The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital celebrated the installation...

2019 Neville Grant Award Recipient for Clinical Excellence – Dr. Mark Thoelke

The Division of Hospital Medicine proudly announces that Division Chief and Professor of Medicine, Dr. Mark Thoelke, was presented with...

Now Open! Newly Renovated Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

The new Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital officially opened for business on November 5, 2019. It is a 64-bed hospital with...

Academy of Educators Inductee – Dr. Dennis Chang

The Division of Hospital Medicine is proud to announce that one of our faculty members, Dennis Chang, MD, FHM, was...

Dr. Lois Richard, Guest Speaker at Evening Grand Rounds

Grand rounds help physicians and other healthcare professionals keep up-to-date in evolving topics. On October 22nd, fellow hospitalist, Dr. Lois...

Leading the Patient Experience Effort for BJH- Dr. Caroline Kahle

Fellow hospitalist, Dr. Caroline Kahle, is leading the Patient Experience effort for Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Patient Experience has been identified as...

Meet Palliative Medicine’s New Associate Professor of Medicine – Dr. Maria Dans

We are pleased to announce that the Executive Faculty has approved the promotion of Dr. Maria Dans to Associate Professor...

Meet Our New Assistant Professor of Medicine – Dr. Crystal Atwood

We are pleased to announce that the Executive Faculty has approved the promotion of Dr. Crystal Atwood to Assistant Professor...

Meet Our New Associate Professor of Medicine – Dr. Andrew Odden

We are pleased to announce that the Executive Faculty has approved the promotion of Dr. Andrew Odden to Associate Professor...

Welcome New Hospitalists and Nurse Practitioners!

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to our new faculty members and nurse practitioners: Faris Bakeer, MD –...

Congratulations Division Of Palliative Medicine!

With great enthusiasm, we are pleased to announce that palliative care services is now its own division: Division of Palliative...

Dr. Rachel Bardowell Receives Annual Teaching Award in General Medicine

The annual teaching awards are voted on by third year medicine residents. One faculty member from each subspecialty and two...

Seventh Inning Stretch with the Hospitalists!

“Spring nights and baseball lights” was the theme Monday night as the Division of Hospital Medicine gathered at Busch Stadium...

Dr. Lois Richard Joins Hospitalists on The Hill in Washington, D.C.

As part of the SHM annual national meeting, The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) sponsored “Hospitalists on The Hill” in...

Dr. Michael Lin – Chair at the Academic Leadership Summit at HM19

The SHM Annual Conference is created By Hospitalists, For Hospitalists. and is the “fastest growing conference in healthcare.” The Annual...

“Care of the Hospitalized Patient” Marks its 13th year!

“Care of the Hospitalized Patient 2019” was presented by the WU Division of Hospital Medicine on April 27th at Eric...

Dr. Carol Faulk, Guest Speaker at Evening Grand Rounds

Grand rounds help physicians and other healthcare professionals keep up-to-date in evolving topics. On April 30th, fellow hospitalist, Dr. Carol...

Dr. Dennis Chang Presents at SHM Annual Meeting in National Harbor, MD

Since 2012, during every SHM Annual meeting, the PIT (Physicians in Training) Committee, runs a track called Early-Career Hospitalists which...

Strikes, Spares, and Gutterballs – This is How the Hospitalists Roll

Saratoga Lanes was Saturday night’s hot spot for hospitalists to gather and enjoy good food, music, pool, and bowling.  

Passing the Torch – SHM St. Louis Chapter

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) St. Louis Chapter celebrated its last annual meeting at Pastaria in Clayton before changing...

Dr. Wael Toama and Dr. Venkata Vosuri Take On Houston at Annual TCT Meeting

Hospitalists, Dr. Wael Toama and Dr. Venkata Vosuri, had the great opportunity to participate in the 2019 Transplantation & Cellular...

Dr. Stephen Chi Awarded Prestigious “Star Research Award” at the 48th Critical Care Congress

The Society for Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) held its 48th Critical Care Congress in San Diego, California. The Society of Critical Care...

Now Open! New 3500 Observation Unit

The Division of Hospital Medicine has recently opened the new 3500 observation unit in the Peter’s building under the care...

Dr. Robert Mahoney Co-hosts HCLDR Twitter Chat

Join us tonight, January 22nd, at 7:30pm CST on #hcldr as fellow hospitalist, Dr. Robert Mahoney, leads the discussion on physician...

Meet Our Newest Associate Professor of Medicine – Dr. Dennis Chang

We are also pleased to announce that the Executive Faculty has approved the appointment of Dr. Dennis Chang as Associate...

Meet Our Newest Assistant Professor of Medicine – Dr. Christine Heumann

We are pleased to announce that the Executive Faculty has approved the appointment of Dr. Christine Heumann as Assistant Professor...

Extraordinary Compassionate Care – Dr. Devin Odom

Dr. Devin Odom was featured in the November issue of Physician Connect by Barnes Jewish Hospital for his exceptional patient...

SHM St. Louis Chapter’s Annual Research, Innovations and Clinical Vignettes Competition Begins!

The Society of Hospital Medicine St. Louis Chapter began its search to award two $1000 scholarships. Medical students and residents...

Dr. Wenners Ballard III, Guest Speaker at Evening Grand Rounds

Grand rounds help physicians and other healthcare professionals keep up-to-date in evolving topics. On November 13, fellow hospitalist, Dr. Wenners...

Dr. Caroline Kahle Named Chair of the BJH Ethics Committee

It is our distinct pleasure to announce that fellow hospitalist, Dr. Caroline Kahle, Assistant Professor of Medicine, has been named...

Dr. Mark Thoelke, Invited Speaker at the Annual Missouri Chapter ACP Meeting

Division Chief, Dr. Mark Thoelke, Professor of Medicine, was invited to present at the Missouri chapter of the American College...

Take Me Out To The Ball Game!

After many months of hard work preparing for new faculty orientation, the division showed their appreciation by treating the administration...

Welcome New Hospitalists!

Please join us in extending a big, warm welcome to our new faculty members: Jordan Atkins, MD – Instructor in...

Newly Appointed Assistant Professors of Medicine

The Division of Hospital Medicine is pleased to announce the appointments of fellow hospitalists, Drs. Eric Johnson and Adam Littich,...

Epic Ready!

Due to launch in early June, the Division of Hospital Medicine has been busy preparing for the transition to Epic,...

We Are Family!

Meet the 2018 Leukemia Lymphoma Society’s Student of the Year, Alexandra Hayes, better known as Ali to those who have...

Hospitalist Finalists are Orlando Bound!

After being named one of the finalists in the Society of Hospital Medicine’s Research, Innovations, and Vignettes (RIV)  Poster Competition, Division...

The Fight for a Cleaner Living Environment Continues

The “Hope for Soap” initiative is back in full swing as the hospitalist group gathers bars of Irish Spring soap...

It’s a Match!

The first Wednesday of December is known throughout the U.S. medical community as Match Day. The anticipation of future plans...

Hospitalists Helping Kids with Cancer…Be Kids!

One can always find Hospitalist Special Projects Administrator, Christal Mills, supporting various charitable events throughout the year. Whether Christal is...