Medical Schools

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Bun B, 8Ball & MJG Promoter Jonathan Burns Talks About This Weekend's Show and His Past

    Big time, old school hip hop headlines a weekend of top tier rap acts with 8Ball & MJG and Bun B at the Ambassador in North County this Saturday night (6 p.m., $25-$40). Yo Gotti and his I Got That Sack tour is at the Ambassador on Friday (6 p.m., $35-$75), and Yung Joc is at Posh late on Saturday ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Shocker: Low Scores on Entrance Exams Predict Med School Difficulty

    ​In another entry for the "No...really?" files, a Washington University study has figured out a few clear indicators of hard academic times for medical students -- including low scores on the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT). The study also found that being nonwhite, having huge debt and bei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Video: Carl Deselm Eats Three Pounds of Tater Tots at Bar Louie

    ​Carl Deselm, a medical student at Washington University, again won the Tater Tot-eating contest at Bar Louie last week, ingesting three pounds, five ounces of the Tots. It was the second time Deselm won the competition -- he took home the title and eventually the national title in 2008.Below is a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Wash U. Medical Student Wins Disgusting Tater Tot-Eating Competition

    At last night's "Rock The Tot" contest inside Bar Louie (14 Maryland Plaza) in the Central West End, hungry competitors stuffed their collective faces with 68 pounds of that snack-food staple, Tater Tots. It was disgustingly awesome, and a Wash U. medical student again took home the junk-food eating ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Wash. U. Student Nick Yozamp Doesn't Know Biblical Kings, but Still Wins $100,000 on Jeopardy!

    Nick Yozamp on television Friday afternoon. He won $100,000 during the college week for Jeopardy!​It will be quite awhile before Nick Yozamp is ever in jeopardy of missing a rent payment.The 20-year-old biology major at Washington University has just won the 2010 Jeopardy! College Championship and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Medical School Ethics Policies: How Area Universities Stack Up

    The March 2 New York Times contains a story that smacks down the Harvard Medical School's lax ethics policies when it comes to getting in bed with pharmaceutical companies. Timesman Duff Wilson reports that Harvard students and some faculty members complain that drug companies are exerting undue inf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    Wash U. Med School is the Funnest Place in St. Louis!

    When Unreal was a high-school junior, we went on a college visit and stayed with our friend’s older sister, whom we considered one of the awesomest people we knew. Our friend’s sister was pre-med. So was her roommate. That year, they were both taking organic chemistry. They had a lot of formulas ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 10, 2008

    Playing Doctor

    Attend medical school — on the cheap!

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2007
  • Music

    April 26, 2006

    The Dresden Dolls

    Yes, Virginia (Roadrunner)

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004
  • News

    November 19, 2003

    Gland of Opportunity

    Dr. William J. Catalona built an unrivaled repository of blood and tissue samples. Washington University wants to keep it. Now a judge will decide: Who owns the prostates?

  • News

    August 14, 2002

    Father Knows Best

    Lawrence Biondi radically remakes St. Louis University, leaving resentment in his wake

  • News

    June 5, 2002

    Still Lips Still Whisper

    Meet Dr. Michael Graham, the city medical examiner. He hears dead people.

  • News

    November 14, 2001
  • News

    July 25, 2001

    Mind Over Matter

    For two decades, psychoanalysts have held fast to their slow, deep exploration of the psyche, reaping only scorn from the science-driven psychiatrists at Washington University. Good thing they didn't listen.

  • News

    October 11, 2000

    Prescription for Resignation

    Upset over a new pay policy, docs are checking out of St. Louis University Hospital

  • News

    December 23, 1998

    The Doctor is Out

    Sickened by the shift to managed care, more physicians are claiming disability, moving into administration or leaving medicine altogether