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.
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
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
3Residents Per Year
Residents train at Pullman Regional Hospital, the onsite Family Medicine Residency Center, and other 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 Pullman campus. Physicians and staff have a long history of teaching and eagerly seek to engage learners any time a unique case presents itself. As the only residency program on site, our family medicine residents are the hospital’s top priority for educational experiences.
The Family Medicine Residency Program – Pullman is fully accredited by the ACGME in good standing with an accreditation and recognition status of Initial Accreditation.