Washington University Medical Center Housestaff Auxiliary (WUMCHA)
WUMCHA, the Washington University Medical Center Housestaff Auxiliary (a department of Barnes-Jewish Hospital) is an organization made up of medical students, residents, fellows, attending physicians, as well as the spouses, partners and “significant others” of those affiliated with Washington University Medical Center, including Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s hospitals, the School of Medicine and Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. The purpose of the organization is to provide friendship and social support among its members. In addition to sponsoring numerous recreational and educational activities, WUMCHA provides a welcome guide containing information about relocating to St. Louis and area attractions. Annual dues are $35. Information about membership and applications can be obtained by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org, or by visiting WUMCHA online.