Medical Center, Washington University

Use Washington University Medical Center when the topic involves medical center affiliated institutions*. (Examples: Once completed, the highway construction will improve access to Washington University Medical Center.) Use the medical center on second reference. WUMC is acceptable when space is limited.

*Washington University Medical Center consists of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, BJC HealthCare and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Washington University Medical Center Inc. is also a corporation consisting of the School of Medicine and BJC HealthCare, which includes Children’s Hospital and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. WUMC Inc. owns three companies, one of which is Washington University Medical Center Redevelopment Corp., which invests in surrounding neighborhoods.

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