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Happy holidays and a farewell to an historic year

WSU Spokane campus after first snow 12.15Happy holidays from the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine! As you can see, the WSU Spokane campus is a scenic treasure when the snow is freshly fallen and the sun is shining.

This will be our last blog post for 2015. It has truly been an historic year for WSU’s medical education program. Here are some of the highlights:

During the state legislative session, then-President Elson S. Floyd, WSU Spokane Chancellor Lisa Brown and then-Acting Dean Ken Roberts, along with WSU’s government relations people, educated state legislators about … » More …

Building a culture and a brand

This is one of the groups participating at a culture building workshop for WSU's Elson S. Floyd Culture of Medicine

About 100 people joined us Thursday on the WSU Spokane campus for a workshop dedicated to building a brand and culture for WSU’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. The small group discussions were lively and included College of Medicine faculty and staff, WSU administrators and representatives from the college’s clinical campuses in Vancouver, Everett and the Tri-Cities. In the photo above, Assistant Professor Naomi Chaytor from WSU Spokane’s new Institute for Research and Education to Advance … » More …

New administrators join College of Medicine

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is pleased to introduce three new administrators to the WSU Spokane campus.

Two of the new hires followed Founding Dean John Tomkowiak from their previous employer, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Tomkowiak came to WSU in October. The third administrator came from Washington, D.C.

Yvette Roubideaux

Yvette Roubideaux, MD, MPH, is the new associate dean for diversity, inclusion and leadership. Dr. Roubideaux comes from Washington, D.C., where she recently served in the Obama Administration as the director of the Indian Health Service and as … » More …

Another step forward in the push for accreditation

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Vice Dean Ken Roberts and Founding Dean John Tomkowiak celebrate today after electronically sending the WSU College of Medicine accreditation application documents to the accrediting agency.

One more big step toward creating the medical school part of the WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has been taken.

After months of research, writing and editing, as well as four community meetings in Spokane, Richland, Vancouver and Everett, the process of sending WSU’s application for medical school accreditation was surprisingly low key.

Vice Dean for Academic and Community Partnerships Ken Roberts sat at the … » More …