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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine


Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

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.

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Elena Skornyakov in Sleep Lab with blood sample

Sleep & Performance
Study shows shift work disrupts metabolism

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Pills on a black background

Opioids & Substance Abuse
Researchers find chronic pain remains stable or improves after stopping opioids

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Dr. Georgina Lynch with a flashlight in the face of a student at a computer

Autism Spectrum Disorder
VIDEO: Researchers explore pupil reflex in autistic patients to develop new screening techniques.

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Washington State University Spokane entrance sign

Rural clinical partnerships
Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is establishing a presence in cities and towns across Washington

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NEP students working in a garden

Food for students in need
Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology develops a fresh food garden to supply the campus pantry

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Student posing for a photo at Camp Candoo

Camp Candoo
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences hosts summer camp for children with apraxia, a severe speech disorder

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