Andrew J. White, MD, MSc
Andrew J. White, MD, MSc, associate professor of pediatrics, is being honored as a gifted clinician and educator in the field of pediatric rheumatology.
White, director of the Department of Pediatrics’ Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, is recognized as one of the most accomplished and insightful pediatric rheumatologists in the BJC HealthCare community. He is trusted with the most complex cases, which colleagues report he handles with a remarkable knowledge base, exceptional judgment and unfailing compassion. White serves as division director of pediatric rheumatology at Washington University, as well as the director of the rheumatology clinic at Shriner’s Hospital for Children — St. Louis, and is also the co-director of the Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Clinic at Washington University.
In addition to his clinical work, White is a dedicated educator. As director of the pediatric residency program, he is responsible for the curriculum for more than 90 pediatric residents at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Trainees point to his unpretentious manner and engaging personality as being among the keys to his success, along with his ability to synthesize and convey complex clinical information. He is a four-time recipient of the Washington University School of Medicine Teacher of the Year Award. In 2010, he was invited to deliver the prestigious annual Alpha Omega Alpha Lecture at Washington University. In an extension of his role as educator, he was the co-editor of the 2009 Washington Manual of Pediatrics and served as a faculty advisor on the 2004 Pediatrics Survival Guide, part of the Washington Manual Survival Guide series.
White received his bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University in 1986, a master’s degree from the University of Chicago in 1989, and his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1994. He completed his medical training with an internship and residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and a pediatric immunology and rheumatology fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine.