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
Report shows access to primary care doctors is linked to mortality rates
Increasing access to primary care doctors by just one doctor per 10,000 people results in lower mortality for all causes of death in Washington, according to the report by researchers at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.Read Story
College-funded grants ‘seed’ big-picture, interdisciplinary research
CAS faculty and graduate students in diverse areas are combining forces with colleagues across the university to tackle critical questions by integrating knowledge in a wide array of fields—criminology, biology, English, medicine, archaeology, nursing and more.Read Story
Premature mortality linked to race and socioeconomic deprivation in Washington
WSU research shows premature mortality—death occurring before the age of 65—is three to eight times more likely among non‑whites from low‑income neighborhoods compared to more‑affluent whites in Washington.Read Story
WSU College of Medicine research sparks entrepreneurship
College of Medicine scientists have been venturing beyond the lab to become entrepreneurs for their ideas, partnering with private enterprise to generate new products and companies that solve some of health care’s most challenging issues.Read Story
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