Preparing the next generation of leaders in biomedicine
What makes us extraordinary?
Unparalleled resources provide virtually limitless learning opportunities
Innovative, flexible curriculum supports your individual goals
Graduates compete successfully on a national and international level
Distinguished faculty mentor you in finding and following your path
Daily life in medical school
Get a first hand look through the eyes of our students
Who chooses Washington University?
Our students come from diverse places and backgrounds. But the qualities they share fuel camaraderie and success.
No matter your goals, research can be a valuable part of medical training. We’ll help you find the right fit.
Receive a stipend
Students in most research programs qualify for funding via grants secured by the OMSR.
Five reasons to participate in research
Gain hands-on experience
Try out research in any speciality to identify and hone your professional interests.
Collaborate with faculty
Collaborate with faculty who are leaders in their fields, and gain a valuable professional mentor.
Research findings are meant to be shared, and more than half of our participants go on to publish.
Prepare for residency
Residency directors take notice of research experience when seeking well-rounded, knowledgeable doctors.
What makes WashU Med special? See for yourself.
Shouts of excitement, tears of joy: Students celebrate the news of where they will perform their residency training at Match Day 2022.
White Coat Ceremony 2021
As they celebrate this rite of passage, students share personal stories of what brought them to medicine and to WashU Med.
Expansive scholarship program
A WashU Med funding commitment will provide free or reduced tuition to a majority of incoming medical students. The aim is to reduce debt for all while increasing opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds.
Train here, thrive anywhere
A WashU education will prepare you to find and follow your passion. Graduates obtain highly competitive residencies nationwide and go on to practice medicine in the location of their choice.
Dis-O: By students, for students
Written by first-year medical students for the next incoming class, the Dis-Orientation Guide is the definitive source for how to happily survive and thrive at WashU Med.
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