Message From the Department Chair

Opeolu Adeoye, MD, MS
Chair, Emergency Medicine

Welcome to our Department of Emergency Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. We have an illustrious group of faculty, residents, and staff who are committed to the pursuit of excellence in all we do.

Our goal is to have a sustainable positive impact on the communities we are fortunate to serve. We seek to achieve this goal through outstanding and empathetic clinical care, innovative and socially conscious education, and cutting edge research and scholarship. This goal is made possible by the excellence that surrounds us.  

Washington University School of Medicine is a top 10 medical school that provides limitless potential for interdisciplinary collaboration and our main teaching hospitals at Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s Hospitals are consistently ranked among top hospitals nationwide. We are committed to exemplifying the very best of Emergency Medicine and developing and training future leaders in the field.

Again, welcome.