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
Research helps tackle health barriers for people with disabilities
Jae Kennedy, a professor in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, has spent the past 30 years studying how public policy affects those with disabilities.Read Story
Sleep loss does not impact ability to assess emotional information
It’s no secret sleep deprivation can affect people’s mood, but a new study shows it does not interfere with the ability to evaluate emotional situations.Read Story
WSU awarded $10 million to increase nutrition in food crops
The Soil to Society project seeks to increase nutrition from the ground up, integrating soil quality, plant breeding, food science and health research.Read Story
WSU researchers to study cancer risk in night shift workers
Scientists at the Sleep and Performance Research Center will spend the next two years investigating disruptions to the cellular clock mechanisms in night shift workers thanks to nearly $360,000 in grants.Read Story
Student Social Center
Incoming students may find everything needed to begin their journey with the college at this social center hub.
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