Family Medicine Resident consulting with senior patient

Family Medicine Residency Program–Pullman

The WSU Family Medicine Residency Program–Pullman provides residents with the unique opportunity to train all three years in a rural community. Our residents will graduate confident in their ability to manage a patient’s full spectrum of healthcare needs in rural, underserved communities with scarce resources and limited access to specialists.

Mission & Vision

Our mission is to develop exceptional family medicine physicians who are ideally suited for rural practice.

We train family medicine physicians to:

  • Provide comprehensive care for patients throughout their continuum of life
  • Lead multidisciplinary teams within a patient-centered care model
  • Serve diverse populations in rural communities
  • Embrace lifelong learning with a continual growth mindset

Program Highlights

  • Training at a critical access hospital where residents have ample opportunities to experience the full range of family medicine practice
  • A high faculty-to-resident ratio ensures 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

Program Size

3 Residents Per Year
9 Total Residents
Pullman Regional Hospital

Training Sites

The program offers broad clinical experience in a range of clinical settings. Residents will have the opportunity to provide supervised patient care at our primary teaching hospital, Pullman Regional Hospital, and at various clinical training sites.

Family Medicine Residency Pullman

Visiting Student Sub-Internship Opportunities

Sub-I opportunities are offered for students interested in pursuing internal medicine in underserved communities. Sub-I rotations are available each fall and provide students with hands-on training as an active participant in the Family Medicine Residency Program.

ACGME Accreditation

The Family Medicine Residency Program – Pullman is fully accredited by the ACGME in good standing with an accreditation and recognition status of Initial Accreditation.