Oncology Division

Maria Quintos Baggstrom, MD

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Medical Oncology

Clinical Interests

  • Thoracic oncology
  • Clinical trial methodology
  • Medical education


  • 314-362-5817 (office)
  • 314-362-3895 (fax)
  • 11th Floor Mid-Campus Center (office)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8056
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110


1991 BA with Honors in Chemistry, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
1996 MD, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX
Post-graduate Training
1996-1999 Residency, Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina Affiliated Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
1999-2002 Fellowship, Adult Hematology/Oncology, University of North Carolina Affiliated Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
Academic Positions
2002-2004 Clinical Instructor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
2005-2013 Assistant Professor, Section of Medical Oncology, Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2013-present Associate Professor, Section of Medical Oncology, Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Research Training & Experience
2000 AACR/ASCO Workshop: Methods in Clinical Cancer Research
Graduate, Certificate in Core Public Health Concepts, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Clinical Research Curriculum, National Institutes of Health (NIH) K30 Grant, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
2002-2004 Member, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Co-Investigator on several clinical trials in thoracic and genitourinary oncology
2005-present Member, Washington University Siteman Cancer Center, Co-Investigator on several clinical trials in thoracic oncology
Leadership Roles
2015-present Executive Committee of the Faculty Council, Clinical Representative, Washington University School of Medicine
    Clinical Representative, 2015-2018
    Vice-Chair elect, 2018-2019
    Vice-Chair, 2019-present
    Liaison to Executive Faculty Council, 2019-present
2016-present Medical Director, Barnes Jewish Hospital Cancer Care Clinic
2017-2018 Member, Siteman Cancer Center Representative, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Esophageal and Gastric Cancers Panel
2017-present Co-Chair, Schwartz Center Rounds, BJH Ethics Committee
2018-2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Education Scholars
2019-present Co-Program Director, Peer Mentoring Program of Mid-Career Faculty, School of Medicine, Washington University
2019-present Women Faculty Leadership Development Institute, Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement and Institutional Diversity, Washington University
2020-present Editorial Board, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) e-Learning
University & Hospital Appointments & Committees
2005-2018 Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center Quality and Safety Monitoring Committee, Subcommittee of Protocol and Review Monitoring Committee, Washington University
2005-present Ethics Committee, Washington University
2006-present Institutional Review Board/Human Research Protection Office, Washington University
2010-2015 Barnard Health & Cancer Information Center, Professional Advisory Committee
2010-present Schwartz Center Rounds Planning Committee, Subcommittee of Ethics Committee, Washington University
    Co-Chair, 2017-present
2012-2018 Oncology Therapeutics Subcommittee, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
2012-present Academic Women’s Network (AWN), Washington University
2016-present Faculty Hiring and Employment Culture Workgroup, Washington University
2016-present Forum of Women in Medicine, Steering Committee, Washington University
2016-present Women in Oncology & Hematology, Co-Chair, Washington University
2017-present Clinical Contracts Task Force, Member, Washington University
2018-present Medical Staff Bylaws Committee, Barnes Jewish Hospital
2018-present Conflicts of Interest Review Committee, Washington University
2019-present Faculty Wellness Task Force, Washington University
Board Certification
1999, 2009 Internal Medicine
2004, 2014 Medical Oncology
Honors & Awards
2002 American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award
Best Doctors in America
2014-present Fellow, American College of Physicians
2015-2020 ASCO-Sponsored Cancer Interest Group, supported by the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Mission Endowment
Professional Societies & Organizations
1997-2001 American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine
1999-present American Society of Clinical Oncology
    Fellows Task Force/Career Development Committee, 2000-2003
    ASCO Educational Symposium Subcommittee, 2001-2003
    Liaison to Public Issues Committee, 2001-2003
    Work Force Task Force, 2003-2007
    Volunteer Corp, 2017-present
        ASCO Journal Peer Reviewer Group, 2017-present
        ASCO Technology Research Group, 2017-present
        2017 Annual Meeting Feedback Group, 2017
        2018 Annual Meeting Feedback Group, 2018
    Education Scholars Program, 2018-present
    Membership Advisory Committee, 2018-present
        Early Career Task Force, 2019-present
    Editorial Board, ASCO e-Learning, 2020-present
2001-present American College of Physicians
    Fellow (FACP), 2014-present
    Mentor, 2014-present
    Judge, Resident/Fellows Clinical Vignette, 2014-2018
2003-present Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology/Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB)
    Ad Hoc Auditor, CALGB Data Audit Committee, 2007-2009
    Associate Member, Respiratory Committee, 2006-2008
    Member, Respiratory Committee, 2008-2019
2003-present International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
2012-present Academic Women's Network, Washington University
2014-present Association of American Medical Colleges
    Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS), 2014-present
        Equity in Academic Promotions Task Force, 2017-present
    Group on Faculty Affaiars, 2018-present
    Group on Educational Affaiars, 2018-present
    Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM) member, 2018-present