Washington University School of Medicine is an international leader in patient care, research and education, and our outstanding faculty contributes major discoveries and innovations in the fields of science and clinical medicine. We couldn’t do it without your help.

On behalf of our medical community and the lives touched by the work we do, please accept my sincere gratitude for considering Washington University School of Medicine for your gift. Through your generosity, we can turn potential into results that affect countless lives for generations to come.

David H. Perlmutter, MD
Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs
Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Distinguished Professor
George and Carol Bauer Dean, School of Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis

Our impact is your impact

  • The School of Medicine’s 1,432 total students come from nearly all states and dozens of countries to attend our doctorate and graduate programs and make their mark on the world.
  • Our 28,000+ alumni serve as leaders in medicine, occupational therapy, physical therapy, audiology and communication sciences, health administration, and more in communities throughout the globe.
  • In fiscal year 2022, grants and contracts totaling more than $838.3 million supported faculty research efforts; gifts and grants from thousands of private sources totaled $191 million; and the School of Medicine received $569.2 million from the National Institutes of Health, making us No. 3 among U.S. medical schools in total NIH research funding.
  • 1,888 clinical faculty represent 77 specialties and provide patient care at 60+ clinical sites through Washington University Physicians.
  • 95% of our medical students complete a research project while working on their MD.
  • The medical campus generates an annual economic impact of $8 billion for the St. Louis region (fiscal year 2022).
  • The Graduate Medical Education Consortium operates more than 100 accredited training programs and approximately 80 other specialties.
  • The Roy and Diana Vagelos Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences and the MD/PhD program, known as the Medical Scientist Training Program, are among the largest programs of their kind in the country.

Our scientists have pushed their fields to new discoveries, including developments in genomics and genetic testing, personalized medicine, cancer, heart disease, imaging, neuroscience, organ transplants and more.