Who can come to the lab?

The primary learners at the Washington University Institute for Surgical Education (WISE) are as follows:

  • General Surgery residents
  • Practicing surgeons
  • Medical students
  • Residents from other disciplines
  • Physicians from other disciplines
  • Allied health professionals
  • Nurses

Our outreach includes the city of St. Louis, the region and the Midwest.

Short answer – ANYONE

Longer answer – Anyone needing to brush up on skills, certification, etc.

What physician specialties are focused on in the WISE Lab?
  • General surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Minimally invasive procedures
  • Trauma surgery
  • Gynecological surgery
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Spinal surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Orthopedic
  • Vascular surgery
  • Emergency skills
  • Plastic surgery
  • Colorectal
  • Urology
What is the Lab accreditation?

WISE is accredited through ACS-AEI.

How do I reach your office?

You can call us anytime at (314) 747-2546 or email us at wiselab@wustl.edu. If you do not reach us, we will call you back within 1-2 days.