Orientation to WUSTL/WUSM

Work-Life Balance Policies/Benefits at WUSM (Downloadable brochure)
Hiring, retaining and promoting a top team of innovative, dedicated and motivated physicians and scientists is a priority at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM), and we are committed to helping our faculty achieve optimum work-life balance and career satisfaction. This brochure provides an overview of key resources and benefits that can help faculty accommodate the demands of career and personal life, including:

  • Family Care
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Benefits
  • University Services

WUMCHA (wümchä), the Washington University Medical Center Housestaff Auxiliary, a department of Barnes Jewish Hospital, has acted as a support group to address the unique needs of spouses, partners, residents, fellows, and attending physicians affiliated with the Medical Center since 1982. These people, the majority of whom have relocated to St. Louis, have special life stresses that WUMCHA strives to address.

HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium) HERC is the only non-profit organization devoted to connecting exceptional professionals with careers at higher education and affiliated employers that have a shared mission to promote equity and inclusion, support dual-career couples and create a future shaped by diversity of thought and perspectives.