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Advancing Health, Enriching Lives

Connecting some of the brightest minds in human health, Washington University School of Medicine is a national leader in medical research, teaching and patient care. An outstanding faculty and rigorous curriculum prepare some of the world's most promising students to become the health care leaders of tomorrow.

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National Leadership

Engaged in their fields and communities at home and around the world, the people of Washington University School of Medicine are defining the future of health and medicine.

Michael Awad, MD, PhD

Received Young Researcher Award from national gastrointestinal and endoscopic surgeon society (SAGES)

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Katie Plax, MD

Honored by Missouri Foundation for Health for work with The SPOT

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Heidi Prather, DO

Named president of the North American Spine Society (NASS)

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L. Lewis Wall, MD, DPhil

Gold medal for “meritorius contributions” to medical education at Mekelle University in Ethiopia

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