Virtual visits: The doctor will see you now

Virtual visits: The doctor will see you now

During these unusual times we want to make sure your health care needs are being met. Washington University Physicians is now offering virtual visits (also known as telemedicine or telehealth) for many of our specialties.
Mini-Med School — In a class by itself

Mini-Med School — In a class by itself

The 2020 spring session of Washington University School of Medicine’s Mini-Med School (MMS) is now open for registration. MMS is in its 21st year and is still considered one of St. Louis’ best kept secrets.
The extraordinary gift of donating your body to science

The extraordinary gift of donating your body to science

Have you ever considered donating your body to science? This selfless gift has far-reaching effects in helping medical students gain an in-depth understanding of the human anatomy — which is the absolute core of a medical education.

Diagnosing toxic exposures

Life can get toxic in the most unexpected ways. You can’t remember exactly when you started feeling sick, but a few years ago you had a metal-on-metal hip placement and you wonder if metal poisoning (metallosis) might be the cause of your recent symptoms.

A shot against cancer

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the United States — causing many types of cancers in both women and men. The HPV vaccination has been shown to prevent these cancers and is now recommended for all preteens, girls and boys, starting around age 11 or 12.