Why WashU Medicine

Find out what makes WashU and St. Louis a great place to live, work and learn.

Unparalleled training environment

Our trainees gain the knowledge and skills to thrive in any emergency medicine career path.

  • Diverse urban and rural patient population
  • High patient volume and acuity
  • Comprehensive subspecialty medicine
  • Opportunities for career exploration and flexibility

A dynamic, urban and suburban setting

80 full time faculty
55,000 pediatric emergency room visits annually
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8 fellowship programs
one of the greatest emergency dept volumes in the state
140000+ adult patient visits annually across three sites

Advanced fellowships launch
exceptional careers

Critical Care Medicine

Provide state of the art CCM services for patients who need it most.

Emergency Med Education

Become a leader in academic emergency medicine.

EMS Ambulance

Prepare for the complex world of physician medical oversight.

Emergency Medicine Neurological Emergencies
Neurological Emergencies

Study stroke prevention, acute care and rehabilitation.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Master pediatrics with an emphasis on acutely ill/injured children.

Dr. Mudd and researcher

Improve human health via clinical trials and translational research.


Prevent and treat acute and chronic poisoning.

emergency medicine ultrasound

Rapidly detect and intervene in life-threatening injuries.

A culture of excellence