The Washington University Medical Campus comprises an interdisciplinary community of institutions and individuals dedicated to preparing the next generation of health-care leaders and providing solutions that advance human health locally, nationally and globally.

Covering 186 acres over 18 city blocks, the Medical Campus is positioned at the intersection of St. Louis’ Central West End and Forest Park Southeast (also known as the Grove) neighborhoods. The Washington University Medical Center Redevelopment Corporation (WUMCRC) has invested heavily in these neighborhoods to improve quality of life for its residents and visitors. A partnership between Washington University School of Medicine and BJC Health Care, WUMCRC develops and funds programs focused on economic and housing development, human and social service opportunities, security improvements and public art projects.

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