Three Aspects of Health and Healing: The Biopsychosocial Model in Medicine

The biopsychosocial model is a valuable perspective on health and wellness than can be applied to patient experience. Whether biological, psychological or social health, these aspects of wellness have influence each other and can impact a patient’s condition as well as how care should be administered. This model has helped direct surgeons at WashU hospitals.

Ask the Residents: Laura Lee, Urology

Get to know resident Laura Lee in the Urology residency programs, why she chose Washington University School of Medicine for her surgical training and what it’s like to be a resident in St. Louis.

How Kidney Allocation Changed in 2021

Kidney transplant is a life-saving surgical procedure which requires the matching of a donor kidney to the receiving patient, or recipient. National policy updates change the process of matching kidneys to recipients.

Ask the Doctors: Aortic Aneurysms and Repair

Vascular surgeon Brian Rubin, MD, answers frequently asked questions about aortic aneurysms. Dr. Rubin specializes in endovascular and open surgical treatment of vascular disease, including thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms.