Washington’s community-based medical school
Equipping students to become health care leaders of the future, ready to serve in communities where they are needed most.
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine seeks applicants with ties to Washington who want to leave a legacy of improving the health of Washington communities and, specifically, individuals who want to help solve problems in challenging health care environments within the state.
In the news
Cannabis businesses are more prevalent in Washington’s low-socioeconomic areas
A new WSU College of Medicine study shows low-socioeconomic neighborhoods have higher densities of cannabis producers, processors and retailers than more advantaged neighborhoods.Read Story
WSU College of Medicine named Apple Distinguished School
The designation recognizes institutions that have documented results of academic accomplishment and showcase innovative uses of technology in learning, teaching and the school environment.Read Story
Study shows fewer American Indians getting heart disease
Findings from the study—which looked for changes across a span of 25 years—also suggest that fewer Native men are dying from heart-disease-related events, such as heart attacks and strokes.Read Story
WSU College of Medicine, CAHNRS secure $1.1 million grant to combat rural opioid abuse
The multidisciplinary team will leverage WSU’s Extension system to provide training to rural communities to help them prevent and treat opioid addiction.Read Story
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