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Washington University School of Medicine
Outlook Magazine

Showcasing the research, patient care and educational initiatives of Washington University School of Medicine. Outlook is distributed three times a year to alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends.

Real-world reflections

The link between heartburn drugs and chronic kidney disease. The effect of air pollution on diabetes. The impact of long COVID-19 on nearly every organ system. WashU Medicine nephrologist Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, has risen to prominence, uncovering society’s biggest health issues through vast data analysis.

Are doctors prepared?

Very few U.S. medical schools offer training on the health risks of climate change. One student is working with WashU Medicine leaders to adapt the curriculum.

Achieving gender equity in medicine

Nationally, women enter medical school in similar proportions to men, but often, the number of women in leadership still lags behind.

Match Day 2023

Learn where the graduating medical students will train as residents.

Fueling progress in orthopedic surgery

Jackie and Randy Baker have established the department's first professorship dedicated to pediatrics.

Helping people live longer, better lives

A foundation is celebrating 25 years of funding groundbreaking research into the drivers of mortality and morbidity.
Video Spotlight

Fauci delivers WashU Medicine Commencement speech 2023

Having trained through the pandemic, ‘your journey has been truly exceptional,’ he tells grads.

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