The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is Washington’s community-based medical school. Named after WSU’s late president, Dr. Elson S. Floyd, the college was created to expand medical education and health care access in communities across the state.
The college offers degree and certificate programs in Medicine, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Health Administration and Leadership, and Medical Ethics, as well as Graduate Medical Education programs. In addition, the college is home to groundbreaking research that impacts communities locally and across the world.
College at a Glance
Dive deeper into the statistics and stories of our students, faculty, and staff to learn how we are impacting communities in Washington State.
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine’s Office of Research is dedicated to helping faculty and staff engage in cutting-edge research that seeks to explain, prevent and treat health concerns. We are developing an emphasis on research that impacts the lives of patients, their families and providers in challenging health care environments.
Primary Areas of Research
- Addiction Research
- Community Health
- Educational Research
- Health Policy
- Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
- Sleep and Human Performance
What Drives Us
Made to Make a Difference
Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine wouldn’t be here without the support of our community, partners, and the vision of late WSU president Dr. Elson S Floyd. See how our story began.