Medical student checking heart beat on a child

Residency Life

Our pediatric residency program fosters connections to the community. Our smaller program size prioritizes personal experience and emphasizes education. Providing this longitudinal experience in Spokane develops pediatricians with a knowledge of our community, thus sustaining and improving the healthcare of children in the Inland Northwest

We Aim To:

  • Encourage residents to be critical thinkers in a comprehensive program, producing well-rounded pediatricians who succeed in their varied postgraduate careers.
  • Promote lifelong learning, leadership and self-reliance through individual ownership of resident’s clinical, scholarship, and didactic experience
  • Maintain enviable faculty-to-resident ratios allowing residents to achieve early independence and competency
  • Recruit, educate and retain a diverse workforce to care for the pediatric population in a pediatric medical home model
  • Provide care that is family centered, comprehensive, coordinated, accessible and committed to quality and safety.
  • Create a culture of safety based on trust and self-awareness of one’s limitations.
  • Emphasize the role pediatricians play in advocating for children and caring for underserved populations.

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 Spokane, WA

Incredible views, rich culture history, and four-season attributes, Spokane mingles it all.