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Shout out to our WSU campus partners

Photo of WSU Tri-Cities campusWashington State University at Everett Community College9-Vacouver Campus_34

A team from WSU Spokane has just returned from visits to the WSU North Puget Sound at Everett (left), WSU Vancouver (center) and WSU Tri-Cities (right) campuses. They are important partners in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. The campuses – and health care providers in and around their cities – will host third- and fourth-year medical students who will practice their skills in hospitals and clinics. We want … » More …

Read about our accreditation progress

Vice Dean Ken Roberts shows the timeline for WSU's medical school accreditation at a public meeting in Everett in October 2015.

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is working to secure national accreditation for WSU’s new medical school. In the photo above, Vice Dean Ken Roberts explains the timetable to a group of community leaders in Everett, where one of the new school’s clinical campuses will be located.

If you’re interested in learning more about the college’s progress toward accreditation, you can see an updated timeline, read more about the standards the school must … » More …

Happy holidays and a farewell to an historic year

WSU Spokane campus after first snow 12.15Happy holidays from the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine! As you can see, the WSU Spokane campus is a scenic treasure when the snow is freshly fallen and the sun is shining.

This will be our last blog post for 2015. It has truly been an historic year for WSU’s medical education program. Here are some of the highlights:

During the state legislative session, then-President Elson S. Floyd, WSU Spokane Chancellor Lisa Brown and then-Acting Dean Ken Roberts, along with WSU’s government relations people, educated state legislators about … » More …

Accreditation moves to next phase

WSU College of Medicine Acting Dean Ken Roberts speaks at the first of the four WSU College of Medicine self study sessions.

The accreditation process for the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is moving to the next phase.

College staff and administrators are finishing the first draft of the massive document they must submit to the accrediting agency (the Liaison Committee on Medical Education). That document addresses questions such as future funding and spending for the medical school, the curriculum that will be taught to students and the infrastructure in place to support them. » More …