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
Distinguished faculty mentor you in finding and following your path
Graduates compete successfully on a national and international level
Who chooses Washington University?
Our students come from diverse places and backgrounds. But the qualities they share fuel camaraderie and success.
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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.
Welcoming the 2019 entering class!
As they don their first white coats at the White Coat Ceremony 2019, members of the entering class celebrate with family and friends, get acquainted with their new classmates and commit to a life of service.
'I understand people feeling desperate'
Weston McCarron, a nontraditional #WashU19 grad, carries low-income, rural roots into a career as an ER physician. “I’m finally on a career path that allows me to do good in the world.”
Washington University has dedicated substantial funding to allow as many as half of its medical students to attend tuition-free. The aim is to substantially reduce debt for all, while attracting highly qualified students from diverse backgrounds.
Match Day 2019
Emotions are high at Match Day 2019, as graduates learn where they will perform their residency training. Our graduates are highly successful in obtaining their match of choice.
WashU students launch international women's initiative
The mission of “500 Women in Medicine” is to increase the representation and visibility of women internationally in academic and clinical medicine.
I choose WashU
Our students come from many different places and backgrounds. Discover what motivates their interest in medicine.
Students choose #WashUMed for the culture of camaraderie, flexibility of curriculum and outstanding opportunities after graduation.
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.
Meet Dean Ratts
Valerie Ratts, MD
Associate Dean for Admissions
Our school and its people are extraordinary, with a passion for medicine that is infectious. If you join our community of physicians and scientists, we’ll encourage you to dream big and support you in making those dreams a reality.