Located in St. Louis, Missouri, the Washington University School of Medicine is one of the most competitive and highly regarded medical schools and biomedical research institutes in the world (ranked consistently in the top 10 by US News and World Report).
Founded in 1891, the Washington University School of Medicine now has approximately 1,000 students, the latest inductees boasting GPA and MCAT scores in the 99th percentile nationwide. There are 1,585 faculty, 555 residents, and 480 fellows. Eighteen Nobel laureates have been associated with the school. Once a Washington University student herself, Dr. Marissa Tenenbaum is now an assistant professor. Dr. Terry Myckatyn, an associate professor, has won three teaching awards from the students at Washington University.
Some of the school's affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.