College of Medicine News

NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR FACULTY, STAFF, STUDENTS AND THE COLLEGE COMMUNITY

AI Research Supports Health Equity in Rural Washington

WSU sociologist and IREACH researcher Anna Zamora-Kapoor is studying how artificial intelligence and machine learning could help improve cancer survival outcomes among the Pacific Northwest’s rural Hispanic population.

Announcements & Notices

Faculty and Staff: Prepare for Commencement 2024

WSU Spokane’s Commencement Ceremony will occur on Friday, May 10. Faculty and staff are invited to participate in the commencement ceremony as well as program-specific celebrations hosted by the College of Medicine.

National Rare Disease Awareness Day

Rare Disease Day Spokane will host an advocacy event on the WSU Spokane campus on Thursday, Feb. 29 to draw attention to rare diseases as an important public health issue.

Announcing the Partnership for Health Innovation

This exciting new partnership unites Pacific Lutheran University, MultiCare, and the WSU College of Medicine around two common goals: preparing students to become local health care leaders and improving health outcomes in Pierce County, Washington.

Research

AI Research Supports Health Equity in Rural Washington

WSU sociologist and IREACH researcher Anna Zamora-Kapoor is studying how artificial intelligence and machine learning could help improve cancer survival outcomes among the Pacific Northwest’s rural Hispanic population.

Events

Business and Finance Services: General Purchase Request Training Part 1

Zoom

Business and Finance Services will host training sessions for common general purchase requests that can be performed directly in Workday. This training will cover: Ordering business cards, name tags, and stationery Wednesday, March 6 1:15 – 1:45 p.m. Zoom   Please email finance.medicine@wsu.edu to RSVP or for more information.   The training session on March […]

DMECS Quarterly Meeting | March 2024

WSU Tri-Cities or Zoom

The Department of Medical Education and Clinical Sciences is bringing back quarterly meetings in a hybrid format. The meetings are intended to maximize connection and communication, as well as provide venues for discussion, problem solving, and shared decision making. The upcoming March meeting, hosted at WSU Tri-Cities, will include department updates and an opportunity for […]

Community & Culture

Martin Luther King Jr. Day & National Day of Racial Healing

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to honor and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and participate in WSU’s celebration of the National Day of Racial Healing with service activities and events throughout January.

Business Operations

Business and Finance Tips: All About Contracts

Business and Finance Services is here to assist you with all of your necessary contacts and computer purchasing requests. Here is some helpful information and resources to help you get started.

Awards & Achievements

2024 College of Medicine Faculty & Staff Awards

Nominate a faculty, staff, and teams who epitomize excellence in pursuing our college’s mission, values, and impact.

Nominations for all awards require a 250–500 word statement describing the nominee’s accomplishments and excellence in the areas pertinent to the specific award. 

Nominations close on March 30, 2024.

Award Categories

  • A-B-C-D (Above And Beyond The Call Of Duty)
  • Community Health and Innovation Award
  • The Dean’s Award for Contribution to the College of Medicine Culture
  • Outstanding Contribution to Community Partnerships
  • Outstanding Contribution to Equity
  • Outstanding Contribution to Research
  • Excellence in Clinical Teaching
  • Excellence in Teaching
  • Outstanding Contribution to Scholarship
  • Honoring Leadership
  • Honoring Mentorship/Sponsorship
  • Excellence in Service Award

Professional Resources & Training

A Different Way to View the Chat in a Zoom Room

If you’ve participated in a hybrid meeting in a conference room equipped with Zoom Rooms, you’ve probably noticed the chat feature isn’t useful for those in the room. MedTech has a solution.

From the MedTech Blog: Huddle Up!

By now, most of us are well-acquainted with Zoom and Microsoft Teams. But did you know that Slack also has virtual meeting functionality?

Media

Campus Announcements

WSU Spokane On-Campus Student Health Care

WSU Spokane is partnering with the Range Community Clinic to bring convenient and comprehensive student health services to campus, supported by the student health fee.