Family Residency Program Pullman

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

Training Facilities

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.

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.