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Faculty Recognition

The School of Medicine has more than 2,700 full-time faculty members. Our faculty are not only health care providers and scientists; they are entrepreneurs and visionaries, community leaders and government advisors, collaborators and mentors.

In short, our faculty make the foundation of excellence upon which this school thrives and progress in human health is built.

Outstanding achievements of our current faculty include:

  • 16 fellows of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences
  • 28 elected to National Academy of Medicine
  • 112 individual and/or institutional career development awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • 12 investigators with NIH MERIT status, a special recognition that provides long-term, uninterrupted financial funding
  • 64 career development awards from non-federal agencies

In addition, 19 Nobel laureates have been associated with the School of Medicine.

Nobel Prize winners

Nineteen Nobel laureates have ties to Washington University School of Medicine. Many did a significant portion of their award-winning work at the university.

Nobel laureates »

National recognition

From research discoveries to professional recognition to policy leadership, our faculty are defining the future of health and medicine, at home and around the world.

National appointments and honors »

School of Medicine awards

The Distinguished Faculty Awards recognize outstanding achievements in clinical care, community service, research and teaching.

Distinguished Faculty Awards »

The Alumni Association Awards honor alumni, faculty members, and former residents and fellows whose professional achievements, service to community and dedication to our institution are noteworthy.

Alumni Association Awards »