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Shout out to our WSU campus partners

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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 …

Celebrating our Vancouver colleagues

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One of the exciting parts about creating the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has been building connections with the leadership at the other WSU campuses, in the Tri-Cities, Vancouver and Everett, and with healthcare leaders in those cities. They are working with the founding dean and other College of Medicine administrators in Spokane to develop a statewide plan for WSU medical education. We’ve written recently about some of our partners, Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland and WSU North Puget Sound in Everett.

WSU will also teach medical students in Vancouver. And though … » 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 …