The Washington University School of Medicine is known for excellence in both patient care and clinical research. This environment provides rich opportunities for patient-centered outcomes research. From academic departments and divisions with robust studies and faculty collaborations to centers designed to provide support for our researchers, the School of Medicine is a place where innovative outcomes research is thriving and growing.
Learn more about outcomes research at the Washington University School of Medicine:
Centers and Groups
Center for Clinical Studies – provides the WU research community with administrative and clinical research support for the effective evaluation of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and treatment outcomes.
Department of Anesthesiology
- Institute of Quality Improvement, Research and Informatics (INQUIRI) – focus on understanding and improving surgical and procedural outcomes by tracking patients’ health over time; will use data to guide quality improvement interventions
- Division of Clinical and Translational Research (DoCTR)
Department of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Division of Clinical Research
- Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound
- Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology
Department of Pediatrics
Department of Radiation Oncology
Department of Surgery
Clinical Research Training
External Groups with Medical Campus Leadership
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute – Steven Lipstein, president and CEO of BJC HealthCare, serves as vice chair.
American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program – Bruce Hall, MD, PhD, endocrine surgeon, serves as program co-leader.