About Washington University Medical Center


Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and BJC HealthCare compose Washington University Medical Center.

The medical center generates an annual financial impact of nearly $5 billion for the St. Louis area, according to an economic model maintained by the St. Louis Regional Commerce and Growth Association. With more than 21,000 employees, the combined medical center institutions are among the largest employers in the metropolitan area.

The 164-acre Washington University Medical Center, spread over portions of 17 city blocks, is located along the eastern edge of Forest Park in St. Louis. At the western boundary of the park is the Danforth Campus of Washington University in St. Louis.

Washington University Medical Center corporate partners:

Beds: 1,579

Employees: 21,320 (approximate for all medical center institutions)