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WSU College of Medicine eyes more instruction on medical cannabis as study suggests doctors reluctant to talk about it

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is looking to incorporate some instruction on the research into the potential medicinal uses of marijuana into their curriculum for the first time …

Marcus Riccelli and John Tomkowiak: Legislature’s support of medical education sets a visionary course for better health care access in Washington

A loved one’s chances of surviving cancer or any other serious illness should not be determined by the ZIP code they live in. That is why we set out to …

UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 9:26 p.m.

WSU plans to add 20 students to Spokane medical school faces budget hurdle

Washington State University’s plan to increase enrollment at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine caught in budget negotiations.

Medvengers 2 raises funds for scholarships for WSU medical students

Medvengers features dinner, live music, a live auction and a paddle raise.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 9:24 a.m.

Gifts totaling $100,000 to benefit WSU health sciences students in Spokane, Yakima

Washington State University announced Thursday it has received donations totaling $100,000 that will be used to purchase training equipment for health sciences students in Yakima and Spokane.

Dr. Steven Grossman: Elson S. Floyd College takes doctors’ compassion seriously

We at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine have taken the responsibility for best practices in communication, ethics and professionalism very seriously.

WSU medical school would have a say in residency programs

WSU medical school would join others in the state process for setting up residency programs.

WSU-Spokane to expand graduate degrees at medical school

WSU-Spokane will begin offering master’s and doctoral degrees in nutrition and exercise physiology this fall.

WSU’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine welcomes inaugural class

More than a dozen Washington State University deans, faculty and guests helped welcome the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine’s inaugural class at a ceremony Friday, where the 60 doctors-to-be …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 11:14 p.m.

WSU medical school to focus on rural health care, leadership

Washington State University leaders wants its medical school to contribute to serving the parts of Washington that most need doctors.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

100 years after legislators barred WSU from starting medical school, WSU’s first class of medical students start work in Spokane

Medical students who start the first class of Washington State University’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine benefit from the political wars and warriors who made it happen.

UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:30 p.m.

Hosts needed to introduce WSU med school students to Spokane

Washington State University, Spokane is looking for local residents willing to help its inaugural class of medical students get acquainted with the community. The volunteer hosts will meet periodically with …

Tri-Cities residents open doors to WSU medical students

Tri-City residents opened their doors to the first round of WSU medical students in response to a Herald story about the need for more help.

UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 7:11 p.m.

Students in WSU medical school’s inaugural class all hail from Washington

The students accepted into Washington State University’s new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine are all from Washington. Students in the inaugural class start their studies this fall.

Regents OK multiple WSU construction projects; approve Doctor of Medicine degree at WSU Spokane

The Washington State University Board of regents voted Friday to approve design and construction budgets for two major construction projects on the Pullman campus.

UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:14 p.m.

Seattle biotech firm to train WSU medical students in ‘bold, audacious and visionary’ approach

Washington State University announced Tuesday it’s partnering with a Seattle biotech firm to train the school’s inaugural class of medical students in “scientific wellness.”

Tiny fruit flies offer a few clues to sleep-related Alzheimer’s mysteries

Scientists have known that Alzheimer’s patients commonly experience disturbed sleep. WSU’s Jason Gerstner published a study this past summer in the Journal of Neuroscience Research that looked at the interaction …

UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 12:23 p.m.

WSU study: Alcoholics drink less with the promise of small rewards

What’s the cheapest way to get an alcoholic to drink less? According to a new WSU study, giving them small rewards might do the trick.

WSU medical school one step closer to educating students with preliminary accreditation

Washington State University’s new medical school has won preliminary accreditation it needs to start recruiting students. The announcement was made today at WSU’s Spokane campus and keeps the school on …