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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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Ideals & Action

We're making strides on campus and in health-care professions to build a culture that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Here you'll find an array of resources and opportunities that support our meaningful commitment to diversity, equity 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.

Medical student Jennifer Berrian smiling for the camera after the White Coat Ceremony

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 Fourth-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

To facilitate the best Match Day results, career counseling dean Kathryn M. Diemer, MD, gets to know the 100-plus students in every medical class. "I tell students, 'If you stick with Angie and me, you’ll be fine,'" Diemer says, referring to herself and program coordinator Angela MacBryde. "This is an involved process that requires guiding students toward necessary clinical, service and research experiences. The better we are, the better our match results and, importantly, the happier our students."

A perfect match

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