Residency Life

There’s a reason the unofficial slogan for the WSU Pullman campus is “We always find our way back home.” Once you’ve been to Pullman, you take advantage of any opportunity to return.

Whether you will be returning to Pullman or living here for the first time, you’ll find yourself feeling at home right away. In this familial atmosphere, residents are embraced by the faculty, medical staff, and community.

What Residents are Saying

Jeff Ward

“The faculty at this residency program goes above and beyond in supporting resident’s pursuit of special interests. They actively seek out ways to further learning in desired areas and topics. Between the curriculum and the faculty, there are a multitude of opportunities to shape your education to prepare you for the type of practice you would like to have one day.”

Jeff Ward, DO

Mohammed Younes

“One of the coolest things about working in Pullman is just how excited the community is to have a residency program and how gracious everyone has been. My patient interactions have been enriching and although I am just getting started with building my patient panel, I feel like I am already starting to build some gratifying physician-patient relationships.”

–Mohammed Younes, MD

Life in the Family Medicine Residency Center

Attached to the clinic space is the primary residency space. Here houses the faculty offices, Program Coordinator office, Break-Room (full sized fridge), restroom, resident offices, and the Team Room.

Each Resident has their own work station with dual monitor desktop computer and optional dictation device. Lockers for storage are located adjacent to the work station with the wellness room right around the corner.

The Team Room is a large workroom where precepting, clinic-team morning huddles, and academic half-day occurs. Each station is set up with dual monitors to aid in efficient charting. The room is equipped with a large smart board and recording equipment. This really is the heart of the Residency Center.

Salary & Benefits

Washington State University, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine offers a variety of comprehensive benefits to eligible trainees (residents and fellows) and their families.

Living in Pullman, WA

Pullman is located in the heart of the Palouse, one of the most beautiful places in the Pacific Northwest, 75 miles south of Spokane and 280 miles east of Seattle.

Wellness Resources

The residency program aims to bring awareness to the importance of resident physician well-being. WSU Family Medicine Residency Program–Pullman supports residents’ efforts to be healthy and find meaning and joy in their work. We aspire to maintain a holistic view of well-being and support each individual resident.

Activities Supporting Our Resident Wellness Include

  • Wellness curriculum with the ethos of individuality
  • Resources that support holistic wellbeing—emotional, mental and physical health
  • Social gatherings and networking opportunities for residents and their families
  • Healthy food and snacks available