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Book explores cancer prevention among low-income women of color

The book examines ways in which cancer health disparities exist due to class and context inequities even in the most...

School of Medicine news release

Growing up transgender

The Washington University Transgender Center helps families navigate the complex world of gender identity

Outlook Magazine

St. Louis earns perfect score for protecting LGBTQ rights

Perfect scores are hard to come by, but St. Louis was one of two cities in Missouri to pick up...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

How Medical Schools Try to Help Doctors Understand Patients in Poverty

Programs that address the health issues of poverty can help students become more empathetic doctors. Patients living in underserved communities...

OUTmentor: Connecting the LGBTQ+ community

We are excited to announce that the Office of Diversity Programs, in partnership with LGBTQ Med and OUTmed, will be sponsoring OUTmentor, a...

Health disparities key focus of medical school orientation

For this year’s 124 incoming medical students, a crash course in health disparities began immediately, during a four-day orientation known...

School of Medicine news release

The Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship Program and the Initiative to Maximize Student Development Symposium

The Chancellor's Graduate Fellowship Program (CGFP) and the Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD, directed by Dr. Cherilynn Shadding) will...

St. Louis trauma surgeon teaching people how to ‘Stop the Bleed’ in an emergency

A St. Louis trauma surgeon is teaching people how to respond ‘Stop the Bleed’ in the event of a shooting,...


Text messaging tool may help fight opioid epidemic

Digital technology may aid patients at risk of relapsing

School of Medicine news release

Healing the deep wounds of violence

It takes more than a stitch to heal a bullet wound. With the creation and launch this summer of the...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch