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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


Impact across Washington
Donation helps underwrite the cost of medical school for incoming students

New Family Endowed Scholarship in Medicine


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

Distributed clinical campuses map