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

$175M

Research funding

685

Full-time faculty

28

Fellowships


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

Dr. Aaron Russell joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Aaron Russell joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Aaron Russell was born and raised in Northern California. He graduated from UCLA with a BS in Neuroscience. He then moved to St. Louis and earned his medical degree from Washington University. Following medical school, Dr. Russell completed an internal medicine prelim year at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. He then returned to Washington University […]

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