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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.



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

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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Thank you from Dean Perlmutter

When you make a gift to Washington University School of Medicine, you join us in leading the way to a healthier future.

Your gift allows us to translate potential into results within each of our mission areas – educating tomorrow’s leaders, providing patients the highest level of care, and pursuing research that will lead to better methods of prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

From scholarships that provide students access to opportunity to funding that supports discoveries upon which future care relies, your gift has the power to affect countless lives for generations to come.

On behalf of the medical school community and the lives touched by the work we do, please accept my sincere gratitude for considering Washington University School of Medicine for your gift.

David H. Perlmutter, MD

Best regards,

David H. Perlmutter, MD

Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs
Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Distinguished Professor
George and Carol Bauer Endowed Dean, School of Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis


Body Donor Program

The Body Donation Program, which is coordinated through the Department of Neuroscience, allows individuals to provide an important and very personal gift to Washington University School of Medicine. Through this generosity, participants directly contribute to the advancement of medical education and biomedical research.

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