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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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In the news


Baby Feet

Milk or no milk?
Study fills long‑time knowledge gap on babies with genetic disorder

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Mortality study

Mortality Study
Researchers find higher mortality rates in eastern Washington.

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Gleason Center

WSU Health Sciences Spokane launches Gleason Initiative
WSU partners with Team Gleason to research care and cures for neurodegenerative diseases.

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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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Distributed clinical campuses

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