THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 4:31 P.M.
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.
SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016
Three years ago, the idea of a new medical school seemed a bridge too far.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016
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 — …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane’s physicians were offering to help create a new educational institution in Spokane: a medical school.
TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 2016, 8:35 P.M.
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.
SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016
Deficit spending on athletics undercuts university’s future. Long-range financial plans will restore it.
FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016, 2:28 P.M.
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.
SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016, 8:28 P.M.
New dean reflects on Washington State University medical school in Spokane.
SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016
The UW-GU partnership will work to increase the number of graduating physicians in Spokane and eastern Washington and boost the local economy.
FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2016
Spokane can look forward to an exciting future as a medical education dynamo.
THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2016, 3:57 P.M.
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.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2016, 11:09 A.M.
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 …
TUESDAY, FEB. 23, 2016, 11:46 A.M.
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.
TUESDAY, OCT. 27, 2015, 6:18 P.M.
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. …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 18, 2015, 11:51 A.M.
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 …
THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2015
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 …
FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2015
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 …
TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2015, 12:25 P.M.
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.
TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015
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 …
MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015, 12:18 P.M.
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.
THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015
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 …
THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015
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 …
FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee implied Thursday that he will sign a bill giving Washington State University permission to start its own medical school in Spokane. But he made clear …
TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015, 11:38 A.M.
OLYMPIA — The morning after the House, the Senate passed an identical bill that would WSU the authority, but not the money, to start a new medical school in Spokane.
THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2015
OLYMPIA – A bill to give Washington State University permission to start its own medical school might seem like a locomotive sitting at the station, ready to steam down the …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18, 2015
OLYMPIA – Bills that would give Washington State University the authority to start a medical school in Spokane, which last week seemed on the fast track, have hit an unexpected …
TUESDAY, FEB. 10, 2015, 3:39 P.M.
OLYMPIA — A bill that would allow Washington State University to start a medical school in Spokane passed a House committee on a 12-1 vote this morning. The companion bill …
THURSDAY, JAN. 22, 2015
OLYMPIA – Identical bills that could pave the way for Washington State University to start its own medical school in Spokane were filed Wednesday in the Senate and House. Rep. …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 21, 2015, 11 A.M.
OLYMPIA — Spokane legislators introduce bills in House and Senate that would allow WSU to start its own medical school.
TUESDAY, DEC. 16, 2014
Washington State University’s bid for its own medical school appears to enjoy substantial statewide support. A poll conducted for Gallatin Public Affairs shows 81.2 percent of state residents favor WSU …