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In the 20th century, we changed the understanding of medicine. In the 21st century, we are transforming the very meaning of medicine.

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Thank you for considering Washington University School of Medicine for your gift. Private philanthropy makes a significant contribution toward advancing medical research that affects millions of lives. And each gift makes a great difference both in the treatment of patients and the research that leads to curing diseases.

Since 1891, Washington University School of Medicine has been dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and clinical care. We are among the top medical schools in the United States, and our patient treatment protocols and research outcomes have a national and global impact.

Your role in this important mission is invaluable.

Right now, a contribution to Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University offers a unique opportunity to help people throughout the world live better than ever thought possible.

On behalf of the physicians, medical researchers and students of the School of Medicine, please accept my sincere gratitude for considering a commitment to the pursuit of advancing human health.

Best Regards,

Larry J. Shapiro, M.D.

Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and
Dean Washington University School of Medicine


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Your gift is a vital investment in our longstanding reputation as one of the finest medical schools in the country. Thank you for your support of Washington University School of Medicine.

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Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University in St. LouisLeading Together: The Campaign for Washington University builds on the university’s history and provides a strong foundation for the future.

The campaign’s four themes – preparing the leaders of tomorrow, advancing human health, inspiring innovation and entrepreneurship, and enhancing the quality of life – are the focus of School of Medicine campaign efforts.

To succeed in each of these areas, fundraising targets for five priorities have been identified:

  • To attract and retain outstanding faculty: $240 million
  • To attract a talented and diverse student body: $40 million
  • To advance the scholarship, research, and creative potential of students and faculty: $750 million
  • To further strengthen an exceptional teaching, research, and working environment: $40 million
  • To enhance excellence throughout the school by increasing unrestricted annual support: $30 million

We invite you to be part of this historic endeavor:
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