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.
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Educating Future Health Care Leaders

Student doctors, nutrition and exercise experts, speech language pathologists, residents, longtime practitioners and more: WSU College of Medicine prepares learners to take the lead in addressing community health care issues, especially in rural and underserved areas. 

Ground Breaking Research that Benefits your Community

  • Improved health for you and your communities. 
  • Foundational physiological discoveries that translate to clinical application.
  • Community-informed research and advocacy.

We engage in diverse, life-changing work to build knowledge for a healthier world. 

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Community-Based Care

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine employs a distributive model of medical education where students gain clinical experiences in a variety of hospitals and health care settings across the state. 

Providing care to those that need it most, in the clinic and in the community. We partner our physicians, practitioners, pathologists, physiologists, researchers and more with community organizations to provide patient-centered care. 

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Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence

The College of Medicine is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environment for students, staff, faculty, and the communities we serve and in which we operate.  

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