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Leading Edge Medicine

Our Leading Edge Medicine series offers the opportunity for our most loyal donors to meet and hear firsthand from our renowned physicians about the most recent advances in research and patient care. Donors receive an insider’s look at how their contributions are making an impact to improve more lives.

Save the Date 

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
5:30 p.m. Cocktails & Hors d’Oeuvres
6:00 p.m. Presentation: "Leading Edge Nursing: The Intersection of Compassion and Science" 

Nurses at Barnes-Jewish Hospital advance the science of caring to improve health and promote quality of life for our patients, their families and our community. Join us as Dr. Peters-Lewis shares inspiring stories reflecting the unique lens of Barnes-Jewish Hospital nurses who compassionately care for our patients. 

Featuring special guest:

Angelleen Peters-Lewis, PhD, RN, FAAN 
Vice President, Patient Care Services 
Chief Nurse Executive 
Barnes-Jewish Hospital 

At our recent Leading Edge Medicine event, Farshid Guilak, PhD, described how he and his team have successfully grown part of a living human hip in the lab and are moving towards obtaining FDA approval for human testing.