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Our CAPSiT events unite physician-scientist trainees at all career stages to give them a unique identity and provide networking opportunities with peers and successful physician-scientists. 

2022-2023 CAPSiT Seminar Schedule

*Unless otherwise specified, CAPSiT events are held at 4:30pm.*

September 14: What it Takes to be a Successful Physician-Scientist
David Hunstad, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Co-Director, Physician-Scientist Training Program – Pediatrics
The Arnold W. Strauss, MD Endowed Professor for Mentoring

Deborah Lenschow, MD, PhD
John S. Daniels Professor of Immunology
Co-Director, Physician-Scientist Training Program Program – Medicine

Nima Mosammaparast, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology & Immunology
Co-Director, Physician-Scientist training Program – Pathology

October 12: No Seminar

November 9: Finding the Right Mentors for YOU *collaboration with the MEDA program*
Milan Chheda, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine – Oncology

Francesca Ferrara, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine – Oncology

Lannis Hall, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
Clinical Trials Leader, Program to Eliminate Cancer Disparities

Deborah Rubin, MD, AGAF
William B. Kountz Professor of Medicine
Associate Director for Faculty Affairs
Director, Womens’ GI Committee

December 14: Educational Loan Repayment Programs (NIH LRP and PSLF)
Bridget O’Neal
Assistant Dean and Director of Financial Aid, WUSM

Washington University NIH LRP Recipients

January 10, 3PM: Pearls for Practice on the Physician-Scientist Pathway
Ebony B. Carter, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Chief, Division of Clinical Research
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

**Note special date/time

February 8: Planning a Career as a Physician-Scientist
James R. Goldenring, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery and Cell & Developmental Biology
Vice Chair, Surgical Research
Paul W. Sanger Professor of Experimental Surgery
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Physician-Scientist Institutional Awardee

March 8: Parenting as a Physician-Scientist
Laneshia Tague, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine – Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Nathan Singh, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine – Oncology

April 12: Making the K-to-R Transition
Stefanie Geisler, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Andrew Kau, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine – Allergy & Immunology

Jennifer Wambach, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics – Newborn Medicine

May 19: Annual WU Physician-Scientist Symposium