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Clinics Building detail

A Foundation for the Next Century

Washington University began offering medical education it 1891.  For twenty-four years, the medical school was located in downtown St. Louis.  In the spring of 1915, faculty, staff, and students moved into the newly constructed North,...
Helen E. Nash, MD

Remembering Helen Nash, MD – Pioneering African-American Physician

Helen E. Nash challenged the racial status quo in St. Louis when she became the first African-American doctor to join the staff of St. Louis Children’s Hospital in 1949.
STL 250 Cakeway to the West birthday cake at WU School of Medicine

2014 Notable Anniversaries

As a new year begins, it is traditional to look back at the year that was. 2014 was unique in the number of notable anniversaries celebrating events which in some way had profound effects on the history of Washington University School of Medicine.
The St. Louis Body-Snatchers

The St. Louis Body-Snatchers

It reads like the beginning of a horror story. “At 8 o’clock Monday evening three very rough-looking men entered a saloon known as the ‘Gravois Cave’ on a corner opposite of the cemetery. ... "  And so begins the account of the case of Ernst Doepke, one of the few people in St. Louis to have been arrested for grave-robbing.  
Joan Rivers visits St. Louis Children's Hospital in the early 1980's.

Remembering Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers was a pioneering comedian known for her acerbic wit. But she was also a caring and compassionate supporter and friend of the patients of St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Deadly Medicine in Perspective

On October 27, 2011 Hedy Epstein, Holocaust survivor, speaker and peace activist, and William Schneider, Ph.D., Professor of History and Director of the Medical Humanities Program at Indiana University/Purdue University, presented lectures in conjunction with the Bernard Becker Medical Library's hosting of the traveling exhibition "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race."

Medical School Construction -Then and Now

As construction on the Scott McKinley Research Building progresses the streetscape along McKinley Avenue is transforming.
Ballpark Village, a mixed-use entertainment district north of Busch Stadium.

Ballpark Village's Medical History

The Spring of 2014 brought the long awaited opening of the first phase of Ballpark Village, a mixed-use entertainment and retail district being developed by the St. Louis Cardinals in partnership with the Cordish Companies.