Department of Surgery Teaching Awards 2020-2021

The Department of Surgery recognizes residents, fellows and faculty for their contributions to resident and medical student education during the 2020-2021 academic year.

Youth Outreach at the WISE Center

General Surgery residents gave a tour of the WISE Center and explained various elements of surgery during the BJC School Outreach and Youth Development’s 2021 Adventures in Healthcare Camp.

The Rewarding Aspects of Being a Surgeon: with Kerri Ohman, MD

Dr. Kerri Ohman in the WISE lab with surgical residents.

Kerri Ohman, MD, who joined the Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery in 2020 as an Assistant Professor of Surgery, shares her journey of becoming a colorectal surgeon and explains why she likes working at Washington University .

WISE Without Walls

Remote and in-person training opportunities at the WISE Center create innovations in the world of surgical education.

Ask the Residents: What Are Your Goals for this Year?

Residents in the Department of Surgery’s residency programs answer frequently asked questions about Washington University School of Medicine, living in St. Louis and life as a resident.

Women in Urology

Research shows that the role of women in urology is growing rapidly, but there is still work to be done to ensure equity and access to opportunities. Erica Traxel, MD, Director of the Urologic Surgery Residency Program, and women in the residency program share their experiences at the School of Medicine.

Hands-on Training in Endourology

The Division of Urology offers hands-on training, fellowships and clinical research trials in endourology.

Single Port Robotic Training Comes to WISE

Training with an Intuitive Single Port Surgical System at the WISE Center allows practicing physicians to hone their skills on one of the newest innovations in robotic surgery.

Ask the Residents: What Are Your Research Interests?

Residents in the Department of Surgery’s residency programs answer frequently asked questions about Washington University School of Medicine, living in St. Louis and life as a resident.

Ask the Residents: What Do You Do in Your Free Time?

Residents in the Department of Surgery’s residency programs answer frequently asked questions about Washington University School of Medicine, living in St. Louis and life as a resident.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Q&A Sessions

Interested in learning about the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis? Have questions for faculty or current residents? Learn more and sign up for an informational session.

WISE Reopening

The WISE Center reopens for surgical skills labs July 27. Learn more about WISE’s offerings and the measures being taken to provide trainees the best in robotic, laparoscopic and open surgery skills training.

Society of Urologic Oncology Fellowship

The Division of Urology announces an SUO-approved fellowship designed to train urologic oncologists by providing a broad clinical and research experience.

John R. Caulk Visiting Professorship 2020

Peggy Pearle, MD, PhD, visits the School of Medicine from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for the Division of Urology’s annual John R. Caulk Visiting Professorship.

Stop the Virus

LJ Punch, MD, and Mary Politi, PhD, collaborate with Ian Wood, an artist and student in the Master of Population Health Sciences program to create public health information.

History of WISE

The WISE Center offers a variety of surgical skills training through simulators, labs and courses.