Extraordinary Leaders in Hospital Medicine

Provide the highest quality, compassionate care for hospitalized patients while advancing the mission of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

At a glance




Average number of patients seen per year


Teaching awards

The specialty of Hospital Medicine originated from recognition that patients hospitalized with medical conditions benefited from 24/7 availability and care from a hospitalist. The Washington University Division of Hospital Medicine benefits from a quarter century of experience as it evolves into one of the premier programs in the nation delivering superb clinical care, winning teaching awards and implementing innovative projects that improve care.

Mark V. Williams, MD, FACP, MHM
Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine

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