Fostering a tradition of excellence in patient care, education and research for more than a century

Our department embraces the latest medical technologies and trains the best and brightest doctors so we can guide medical practice from the bench to the bedside.

At a glance


Full-time faculty


Research funding


Clinical trial awards



Specialty Divisions

From Allergy and Immunology to Rheumatology, our 19 specialty divisions are national leaders in education, patient care and research.

Centers & Institutes

We cultivate initiatives that develop and support our faculty, enhance our research mission, and build a diverse and inclusive community.

I am lucky to have a dream job here at WashU as a global cardiovascular physician-scientist, a career that I didn’t think was possible as an internal medicine resident interested in combining both cardiovascular medicine and global health during my Fogarty Fellowship. I spend my time thinking about ways to improve people’s lives all over the world, including in St. Louis, to improve global health, public health, and population health.

Anubha Agarwal, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Latest News

New Director of the Forum for Women in Medicine (FWIM)

New Director of the Forum for Women in Medicine (FWIM)

I am pleased to announce that Namrata Patel, MD, has accepted the role of Director of the Forum for Women in Medicine (FWIM). Dr. Patel is an assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics in the Divisions of General Medicine and Hospitalist Medicine, respectively.  Dr. Patel received her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Emory University. […]


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