Campus Facilities

Lactation Rooms – There are currently 53 lactation spaces across the WUSM campus. Each of the locations provides a private space where nursing mothers are welcome to pump. Rooms are equipped with appropriate signage, a comfortable chair, a small table and an electrical outlet. Some rooms have refrigerators, sinks, pumps and microwaves.  Lactation Room Map (pdf)

Unisex Restrooms – In order to accommodate all people on campus, Operations & Facilities  Management developed a list of Unisex Restrooms (pdf).

Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity 


Management Time: Who’s Got the Monkey?


Religion & Faith

  • 18-month Interfaith Calendar for 2021-22
  • The Danforth Interfaith Chapel is located on the first floor of the Cancer Research Building and is available for all faith group denominations.  Troy Woytek from the Catholic Student Center has office hours on Mondays from 11:30am – 2:00pm and on Wednesdays from 11:30am – 12:00pm and 12:30 – 2:00pm.  A.J. Bennett from the Association of Christian Truth Seekers has office hours on Mondays from 5:30-7:00pm and on Wednesdays from 2:00-4:30pm.  For more information on religious life at Washington University, please visit the Religous Life page.


The Research Development Office (RDO) announces new resources for building diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through research activities and proposals. The new website provides guidelines to adopt practices and develop plans to address long-standing and emerging challenges in DEI. The website introduces:

For guidance on developing DEI plans in your research application, please contact Kurt Thoroughman, PhD at


The Washington University Medical Center Housestaff Auxiliary (WUMCHA), 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.

Women in science and medicine

Advances and Insights: The NIH Women in Science Newsletter, Volume 8, Issue 3

Flip the Script:  Women in the Workplace

Hear Me Roar:  Women Leaders in Science – Past, Present, and Future

How Men Can Become Better Allies to Women

“Running on Empty? How women physicians choose different to enjoy medicine and life more”

Request a Scientist — 500 Women Scientists – Pledges to build an inclusive scientific community dedicated to training a more diverse group of future leaders in science.

Sexual Harassment of Women:  Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Women in Science Newsletter

Women in Science Website

Women of Color Research Network

Women’s Health in Focus at NIH

Work-Life Balance

Clinician Well-Being Knowledge Hub – Sharing Knowledge to Combat Clinician Burnout

Physicians Resilient, but Still Suffer Burnout