Our affiliation with a variety of leading medical research and treatment institutions in the St. Louis area helps makes Siteman Cancer Center a leader in every phase of the cancer journey. Through these close partnerships with nationally recognized medical and educational facilities we are able to excel in cancer treatment, research and prevention as well as community education and outreach.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest health care organizations. An affiliated teaching hospital of Washington University School of Medicine, the hospital has a 1,800-member medical staff, many of whom are recognized in the well-known referral guide The Best Doctors in America.
Recognizing its excellent nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to receive the Magnet Award, the highest honor given by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been recognized on U.S.News & World Report magazine’s Honor Roll of America’s best hospitals for the past 16 years.
The hospital is home to 15 specialties ranked among the best nationally, including cancer; digestive disorders; ear, nose and throat; ophthalmology; geriatrics; gynecology; heart care and heart surgery; endocrinology; kidney disease; neurology and neurosurgery; orthopedics; psychiatry; respiratory disorders; rheumatology and urology.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s care extends into the community. The hospital’s refugee health department supports new immigrants, assisting patients in 33 different languages and dialects. Its AWARE program counsels victims of domestic violence. The hospital also hosts more than 165 community education events annually.
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit healthcare organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. With 26,000 employees, BJC HealthCare serves urban, suburban and rural communities through its 13 hospitals and multiple outpatient community health locations.
BJC HealthCare takes seriously its commitment to meet the healthcare needs of the communities it serves and includes some of the most well-respected teaching institutions, community medical centers and rural hospitals in the country.
While the size of the BJC HealthCare network is a strength, the quality of care and breadth of services it offers are its most important attributes. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, rehabilitation, behavioral health, long-term care and hospice.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States. Since its founding in 1879, the hospital has been at the forefront of pediatric medicine, with an international reputation for clinical expertise and new treatments that improve children’s health.
Physicians at St. Louis Children’s Hospital are faculty members at the renowned Washington University School of Medicine and high percentage of the nursing staff has advanced degrees or specialty certificates. The hospital received the Magnet Award from the ANCC in 2005.
In addition to delivering the most advanced pediatric and neonatal health care, St. Louis Children’s Hospital treats all children as treasures and regards their emotional and social well-being as an integral part of their treatment. Every aspect of the hospital is dedicated to children, from the facilities to their food, play therapy and personalized pediatric nurses.
Washington University School of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine is committed to advancing human health throughout the world. As noted leaders in patient care, research and education, our outstanding faculty has contributed many discoveries and innovations to the field of science since the founding of the School of Medicine in 1891.
Students at the Washington University School of Medicine have the opportunity to learn from expert clinicians and researchers while pursuing their studies in a wide array of academic departments and programs that are ranked among the best in the country.
U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Washington University School of Medicine among the top five in the nation and 1,250 clinical faculty researchers and practitioners provide care for more than 430,000 children and adults annually at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital.