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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine


Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Washington’s community-based medical school

The inaugural class of WSU medical students is here, training to serve in Washington communities where they are needed most.

Watch: Journey to the white coat

MD Program

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine offers a medical degree for Washington residents.

Explore the MD program

Welcome Charter Class

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine welcomes its first class.

Message from Dean John Tomkowiak

“This is a significant moment in Washington State University’s 126-year history. It puts us one step closer to educating physicians who will practice in Washington’s underserved communities and furthers the university’s land-grant mission to serve the needs of the state.”
—Washington State University President Kirk Schulz


Sustaining health
Transdisciplinary research tackles complex health care challenges

Larry and Sasha

Giving back
Husband and wife use their unique medical school paths to create two endowed scholarships

Read Their Story


Transforming health care statewide
Clinical partners enable the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine to train future physicians in every corner of the state

Transforming medical education in Washington

Distributed clinical campuses

Map of Washington