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.
Comparative Effectiveness Research Center
Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences
Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer Center (TREC@WUSTL)
Washington University Neurofibromatosis Center NF1 Registry
Women’s Reproductive Health Research Career Development Program
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 Neurosurgery
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
Master of Population Health Sciences degree program
Cell to Society Pathway Doctoral training program
Master of Science in Clinical Investigation degree program
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.