Professor of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases
Co-Director of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Stephanie Fritz, MD, MSCI grew up in southeastern Wisconsin and earned a Bachelor’s degree in bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin. She then attended the Medical College of Wisconsin for her medical school training and completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. She came to Washington University for fellowship training in pediatric infectious diseases, where she was inspired by the rich research environment and earned a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation. For her outstanding research, she has received the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Young Investigator Award and the Washington University Medical Center Alumni Association Resident/Fellow Alumni Achievement Award.
Fritz is dedicated to mentoring the next generation of clinician scientists! She is the co-director of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship program and the co-director of the Summer Program for Pediatric and Research Careers (SPPARC). She was thrilled to receive the Washington University 2021 Clinical Research Training Center Mentor of the Year Award
Her outside interests include cheering on the Wisconsin Badgers football and St. Louis Cardinals baseball teams, hiking, planning Disney vacations, playing board games, and volunteering with Dirk’s Fund Golden Retriever Rescue.