Stories tagged: medical school
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017
From military intelligence to medical school, UW student pursues her passions
Over an eleven-year career as an Air Force intelligence analyst, Kristel Hallsson worked on bases in South Korea, Iraq, Italy and Afghanistan. Now, the Snohomish native is back in her …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 7:58 a.m.
Bold thinking, collaboration make Spokane shine
On Friday, 60 first-year medical students got their white coats from the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in a ceremony at the Fox Theater. The audience was filled with …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
UW medical school in Spokane won’t get bigger classes
For now, at least, the University of Washington’s medical school in Spokane will have classes of just 60 students.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
Idaho’s first medical school slated to open in 2018
The first medical school in Idaho has been slated to open in August 2018, pending its accreditation.
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
UW med school again ranked first for primary care education
University of Washington’s medical school again tops the U.S. News & World Report ranking of best graduate schools for primary care education. The UW School of Medicine has been ranked …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
UW wants to increase number of medical students in Spokane
Washington State University will welcome its first class of 60 medical students to the Spokane campus in August. The University of Washington wants to top that.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Broker: Expansion of medical education will spur downtown Spokane development
Washington State University’s new medical school in Spokane and the growth of other higher education opportunities will be an ongoing catalyst for downtown development, a real estate broker predicts.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017
54-year-old medical student living her dream
Suzanne Watson couldn’t help but laugh when she received her AARP card and her acceptance letter from Wake Forest School of Medicine in the same week at the age of …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
New WSU medical school attracts hundreds of applicants
The newly accredited Washington State University School of Medicine has spots for 60 people in its inaugural class in August, but 600 applications from interested students have already arrived.
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016
U-District building a healthy future
Three years ago, the idea of a new medical school seemed a bridge too far.
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016
UW adopts hands-on teaching for medical school students
At the University of Washington’s School of Medicine, new doctors-in-training get out of the lecture hall and start learning through patient-care activities beginning in their first days of classes — …
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Gonzaga University passes on offer to help create medical school
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane’s physicians were offering to help create a new educational institution in Spokane: a medical school.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 8:35 p.m.
Gonzaga, UW welcome new medical students to Spokane
Sixty medical students in the inaugural class of a collaboration between the University of Washington and Gonzaga University received their first stethoscopes in a special ceremony Tuesday night.
Sun., June 19, 2016
President of WSU wise to focus on its finances
Deficit spending on athletics undercuts university’s future. Long-range financial plans will restore it.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
WSU OK’s hiring staff for Spokane medical school, cutting tuition costs
The Washington State University Board of Regents has approved the hiring of administrative staff, faculty, and operating staff for the new medical school in Spokane.
Sat., March 26, 2016, 8:28 p.m.
WSU medical school dean says school is on track
New dean reflects on Washington State University medical school in Spokane.
Sat., March 26, 2016
Scott Morris and Patrick Shanahan: Partnership good for medical education, Spokane
The UW-GU partnership will work to increase the number of graduating physicians in Spokane and eastern Washington and boost the local economy.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016
Editorial: GU-UW marriage is good news
Spokane can look forward to an exciting future as a medical education dynamo.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 3:57 p.m.
Idaho’s first medical school to open in 2018
Idaho, which ranks 49th in the nation for its number of doctors per capita, will get its first medical school, Gov. Butch Otter announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 6:02 p.m.
UW, Gonzaga forge a new medical education partnership
Gonzaga University will host 60 first-year medical school students from the University of Washington School of Medicine this fall, the two schools announced Wednesday. The agreement will benefit Spokane both …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
After more than a year of talks, Gonzaga, UW plan big announcement Wednesday
Gonzaga University has scheduled an announcement with the University of Washington Wednesday, more than a year after the two schools began talking about a public-private partnership on medical education.
Tue., Oct. 27, 2015, 6:18 p.m.
Spokane med student finishes Ironman’s toughest course despite illness
Nic Carey was ecstatic. After completing five Ironman races the 24-year-old medical student finally qualified for the Ironman World Championships held in Hawaii, the event’s most difficult and prestigious course. …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 18, 2015, 1:40 p.m.
New medical school will be named for WSU’s Elson Floyd
Washington State University officials have selected a dean and hired more than 40 physicians and scientists to work in the university’s Spokane medical school, and the school will be named …
Thu., July 16, 2015
WSU moves forward on medical school named in Floyd’s honor
Elson S. Floyd was told two weeks before he died that Washington State University’s new medical school would be named in his honor. Though he often avoided the spotlight, the …
Fri., June 26, 2015
WSU’s Floyd honored by legislators
OLYMPIA – Legislators praised the late Washington State University President Elson Floyd as a tireless advocate for his adopted state, its communities and their college students. Amid shouts of “Go …
Tue., June 23, 2015, 12:25 p.m.
Campaign to name new med school for Elson Floyd
More than 5,000 people have shown support for naming the new Washington State University medical school for Elson Floyd, who died Saturday of complications from colon cancer.
Tue., May 5, 2015
WSU moving on med school plans
Washington State University is pushing ahead with plans to establish its own Spokane-based medical school and expects to have its inaugural class of students enrolled for the fall semester in …
UPDATED: Mon., May 4, 2015, 5:23 p.m.
WSU searching for med school dean
Washington State University is pushing ahead with plans to establish its own Spokane-based medical school and expects to have its inaugural class of students enrolled for fall semester 2017.
Thu., April 2, 2015
Inslee signs bill allowing WSU med school; funding still in flux
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Wednesday that allows Washington State University to launch a new medical school in Spokane. But after he was surrounded by supportive legislators …
Thu., March 26, 2015
WSU medical school in Spokane gets Senate OK
OLYMPIA – Washington State University should soon have the authority to start a new medical school on its Spokane campus. The question now is, will it have the money to …