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Graduate Medical Education

Family Medicine Residency Program – Pullman

Pullman is an ideal place to practice medicine, especially for those interested in the full scope of experiences uniquely available to family medicine physicians. At the WSU Family Medicine Residency Program in Pullman, residents learn to excel in rural environments where they will manage their patients’ full spectrum of health care needs. Our residents get the hands-on experience to face whatever their professional future in rural medicine holds.


The Family Medicine Residency Program – Pullman received Initial Accreditation from the ACGME in April 2021, one of the first residency programs based entirely in a critical access hospital to do so.


Our mission is to recruit, develop, and retain exceptional family medicine physicians who are ideally suited for rural practice in the 21st century.

Our graduates will be competent, caring, compassionate, and ethical physicians who are at home in rural Washington and are culturally competent in the primary care of a diverse rural population.


  • All three years of training at a critical access hospital where residents will have ample opportunities to experience the full range of family medicine practice
  • A high faculty-to-resident ratio means trainees get abundant one-on-one mentoring
  • Extensive emergency department training
  • Exposure to collegiate athletes in sports medicine rotations
  • Opportunity to help shape a new residency program
  • Unopposed residency position


We have three residents per year, with nine total.

Training Facilities

Residents will train at Pullman Regional Hospital and its associated clinics. Pullman Regional is a 25-bed critical access hospital in the gorgeous Palouse region of eastern Washington. The hospital overlooks the Washington State University campus. The hospital operates similar to a large referral center, offering robotic-assisted surgery, state-of-the-art imaging, and a broad range of outpatient services.

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