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
WSU scientists develop COVID-19 tracking tool for rural areas
The COVID Urban Rural Explorer is one of the first tools that enables users to identify rural counties across the country with both limited hospital capacity and where COVID‑19 cases are rapidly growing.Read Story
Seven WSU faculty elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences
A third of this year’s class of new members in the Washington State Academy of Sciences are from Washington State University. This honor recognizes the new members for their outstanding records of scientific and technical achievement.Read Story
Let this work heal
Esteban Herevia, an inclusion coordinator for the WSU College of Medicine, uses pride and faith to help communities, families and individuals recognize their power to create a culture of justice and diversity.Read Story
Centenarian study suggests living environment may be key to longevity
The WSU team’s findings suggest that Washingtonians who live in highly walkable, mixed‑age communities may be more likely to live to their 100th birthday.Read Story
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