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Whether you are part of our community or are interested in joining us, we welcome you to Washington University School of Medicine.


The future of medicine starts here.

Our physicians, scientists, educators and scholars are driven to make a difference. Join our community to make your mark.

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Collaboration & Insights

Paving the way for transformational advances in our understanding and treatment of neurological conditions, the newly dedicated Jeffrey T. Fort Neuroscience Research Building is a premier hub for discovery and training.

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Ideals & Action

We're making strides on campus and in healthcare professions to build a culture that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Find resources and opportunities to support diversity and inclusion.

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Student-centered medicine

Students choose #WashUMed for the culture of camaraderie, flexibility of curriculum and outstanding opportunities after graduation.

Views & Voices

"I'd never considered living in the Midwest and was a bit nervous about the prospect. But after researching the school and learning about the curriculum and incredible research opportunities, I was more than willing to give it a shot.

I was immediately taken in with how genuine and positive the current students were. It was all good vibes and positive energy, and I felt at home."

—Jennifer Second-year medical student Read more

A community of leaders

We're defining the future of health and medicine, at home and around the world.

We connect the brightest minds in medicine.

Our specialists, scientists and students work across fields to build new discoveries into better care.

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Discovery & Impact

In 1918, WashU opened a new occupational program to train civilian women to help injured World War I soldiers. Today, the program is a leader in its profession and a model for other programs nationwide.

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Our city will surprise you.

Here you’ll find charming neighborhoods, vibrant cultural and culinary scenes, and plenty of fun for nature-lovers and urbanites alike – all packed into an incredibly affordable city.

Why we love St. Louis