Washington University Med School

The Mission of the Office of Faculty Development within the Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine is to:

  • Promote the career development of faculty
  • Assist with recruitment and retention of pediatric faculty
  • Increase leadership diversity
  • Enhance faculty satisfaction and wellness

Contact Our Office

Office of Faculty Development
Department of Pediatrics

Campus Box 8116
St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office: 314.454.4952
Fax: 314.454.4979

Bess M. Marshall, MD


David Schnadower, MD, MPH

Yumi Turmelle, MD, MSPH

Program Coordinator

Janet Braun

WUPS (Washington University Profile System)

Video: Conference on Evidence-Based Innovations to Support Women in Biomedical Research Careers

Upcoming Faculty Development Programs

Faculty, Fellows and House Staff Breakfast

April 20th, 8:00 – 9:00 am, SLCH 3rd floor auditorium


Concerned about the effects of social media on kids? How do you promote healthy online activity for your patient and family?

Pediatrics’ OFD presents: Julie Smith

Beyond Bullying: The Connection between Social Media Use and Wellness”


Julie Smith is a professor in the School of Communications at Webster University and the author of ‘Master the Media: How teaching Media Literacy Can Save our Plugged-In World’. She travels nationally and internationally speaking to parents, teachers and students about critically consuming media messages.


Register to janetbraun@wustl.edu by April 16th.

Open to pediatric faculty, fellows and house staff

Happy Hour for Faculty and Fellows

Friday April 27 from 4-7 pm
All faculty and fellows in Pediatrics are invited to Pediatrics’ 3rd happy hour at
The International Tap Room in the CWE.
16 S. Euclid, walking distance from campus.

Drinks and food provided
No registration required

BOOK CLUB for Faculty and Fellows

April 23 at 6:30 pm Book Club meeting with Discussion
Olympia Kebob House and Taverna, 1543 McCausland Ave, St. Louis, MO 63117

Our book selection is “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L'Engle

Our reading group is registered as a book club at Left Bank Books in CWE. For the 30 days before the date of our meeting you will receive a 20% discount on our selected book. Let the cashier know you are part of the book club to receive the discount. We are called WU Kid Docs Book Club in their book club section.

Diversity 4.0 "Action"
pending June date