January 10, 2020

PhD in CTS Trainee Named Endowed Chair at Washington University School of Medicine

Current PhD in CTS trainee Patrick White, MD, has been named the inaugural Stokes Family Endowed Chair in Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Dr. White is an admired clinician, educator, and researcher in the field of hospice and palliative medicine. He received a faculty appointment at Washington University and was made Chief Medical Officer of BJC Hospice in January 2016. He became Chief of the medical school’s Division of Palliative Medicine in 2018 and was honored with this endowed chair in December 2019.

Dr. White enrolled in the ICRE’s PhD program after completing a fellowship in palliative medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He had previously earned his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, and completed his residency training in internal medicine at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Dr. White is currently involved in clinical research and has received funding from the NIH for two research initiatives related to palliative medicine. Through his clinical roles he has clinical oversight of more than 650 clinicians who provide care to over 11,000 patients each year. To learn more about Dr. White and the field of palliative medicine, view the news release.

Congratulations Dr. White!

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