The Operations & Facilities Management’s Physical Planning team proactively supports and plans for the School of Medicine’s physical needs to ensure proper stewardship, care and expansion planning in its mission of patient care, research and education.

Their efforts are driven by the Washington University School of Medicine’s mission and business objectives and are a link to strategic and financial planning processes.

Their approach is comprehensive, data-informed, transparent, fluid and adaptable. Utilizing these strategies, the Physical Planning team provides world class service for the School of Medicine in support of physical planning efforts.

WUMS Planning & Projects: Web Lab Utilization Studies

Wet Lab Utilization Studies

The Washington University School of Medicine wet lab utilization studies analyzes departmental space use and efficiency.

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WUSM Planning & Projects: Annual/5-Year Planning

Annual/5-Year Needs Planning

Annual space and five-year needs planning aims to capture near-term and future space needs.

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WUSM Planning & Projects: Rent for Space

Rent for Space

Planned changes to the Rent for Space model will impact School of Medicine departmental strategic planning.

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WUSM Planning & Projects: Streets and Mobility

Streets and Mobility

A study of the transportation and parking needs across campus and recommendations for improvements.

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WUSM Planning & Projects: Public Realm

Public Realm

Planning for all public areas of the School of Medicine and the Washington University Medical Center, including past and future projects.

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WUSM Planning & Projects: Sustainability


The Operations and Facilities Management department’s commitment to sustainability and its Strategic Sustainability Plan as an expression of that commitment.

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