medical school

Missouri ban on gender-affirming care goes into effect

Missouri laws SB39 and SB49 took effect this past Monday. Both are facing lawsuits from multiple organizations. SB39 makes it illegal for students at all public, private, and charter schools to play sex-specific sports that do not match the gender they were assigned at birth. SB49 bans the new administration of “cross-sex hormones” or puberty-blocking […]

| Managing News Editor

Post-Dobbs, WashU Med Students Fight for Reproductive Education, Healthcare, and Justice

Caroline Cary, a first-year at Washington University in St. Louis’ School of Medicine, decided to go to medical school because of her passion for obstetrics and gynecology. Yet four days after she committed to the medical school, Cary caught wind of a new decision coming from Washington, D.C.

| Senior Forum Editor

University completes internal review of WUTC, finds claims of malpractice unsubstantiated 

After a two month long investigation, an Overview Committee compiled by the University concluded that “allegations of substandard care causing adverse outcomes for patients at the Center are unsubstantiated,” as written in a public summary of conclusions. 

| Editor in Chief

Student Life Q&A with Chancellor Andrew Martin

Chancellor Andrew Martin sat down for an interview with Julia Robbins, the former Editor-in-Chief, on Tuesday, April 4 for his first Q&A with Student Life since 2018. Questions touched on the University’s investments in fossil fuels, how ChatGPT will affect the future of academia, and the University’s responses to sexual assault allegations. The Q&A has been edited for length and clarity. 

| Contributing Editor

WashU Graduate Workers Union protests University’s handling of sexual harassment cases

The Washington University Undergraduate and Graduate Workers Union (WUGWU) held a march through several buildings on the medical school campus against the University’s handling of sexual harassment and assault cases on Friday, March 31. 

| Contributing Writer

Medical School drops from U.S. News rankings

Washington University’s School of Medicine is no longer submitting data used for national medical schools rankings to U.S. News & World Report (USNWR).

| Junior News Editor

COVID-19 outbreak poses difficulty for students seeking summer and post-graduate opportunities

With much of the country on lockdown and the economy heading towards a recession, many graduating seniors feel they are entering the workforce at an inopportune time.

Ellie Ito | Staff Reporter

Washington University School of Medicine commits $100 million to scholarships

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis will devote $100 million to scholarships over the next ten years, the University announced Tuesday.

| Senior News Editor

Breaking: Washington University School of Medicine commits $100 million to scholarships

Washington University’s School of Medicine will devote $100 million to scholarships over the next 10 years.

| Senior News Editor

Police fatally shoot armed patient at WU’s Center for Advanced Medicine

A 46-year-old armed patient at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital on Washington University’s Medical Campus was fatally shot by public safety officers after pulling a knife on health care professionals Thursday morning.

| Senior News Editor

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