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


Research funding


Full-time faculty



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.

The Teaching Physician Pathway program was the perfect way to combine our goals for faculty to mentor teaching residents and for teaching residents to get practice developing new sessions.

Patricia F. Kao, MD, MS
Dr. Kao reflects on the beginnings of the mentorship component of the WUTPP program.

Latest News

AAAS names 7 Washington University faculty as 2020 fellows

AAAS names 7 Washington University faculty as 2020 fellows

Seven faculty members at Washington University in St. Louis are among 489 new fellows selected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. John Baugh, Aaron DiAntonio,MD, PhD, David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, Barbara Kunkel, Douglas L. Mann, MD,; Paul H. Taghert; and Lan Yang will receive the highest honor awarded by AAAS in recognition […]
Leadership Announcement – DOM Vice Chair for Health Equity

Leadership Announcement – DOM Vice Chair for Health Equity

It is my pleasure to announce that Angela L. Brown, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine has been appointed as Vice Chair for Health Equity for the Department of Medicine. In this new role, Dr. Brown will lead our diversity, equity, inclusion and antiracism activities. She […]


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