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$29 million bond could pave way for family medicine residencies at Pullman Regional Hospital

Pullman Regional Hospital will build a 45,000-square-foot outpatient medical facility, upgrade its electronic records system and take a major step toward creating its first residency program if voters pass a …

WSU Medical School offers students enhanced CPR training

Students at the WSU College of Medicine are taking ongoing, enhanced CPR training starting in their third year, with a new program which can provide instantaneous feedback.

Homecoming for health care: UW School of Medicine graduate Mara Hazeltine finds her way back to Sacred Heart for residency

For Mara Hazeltine, starting her family medicine residency at Sacred Heart Medical Center is more than a step to becoming a board-certified physician, it’s a return home.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018

More medical students starting their careers in Spokane

This year, more new medical students are starting their careers in Spokane than in Seattle.

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.

For these UW medical students Gonzaga is home, too

The UW and Gonzaga medical school partnership is teaching students from around the state with a focus on rural health care.

Then and Now: University District

Until Expo ’74, the University District was a maze of railroad tracks and warehouses. Today it is being transformed into a combination of modern college campus, scientific business incubator and …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017

Idaho’s first medical school is on track to open next year

Idaho’s first medical school is inching closer to its August 2018 finish line by hiring critical faculty members, developing programs, and constructing facilities. The school is expected to help with …

Scene of an anatomy: Lab offers students an inside look at human health

Students at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine were in their third week of what may be, to outsiders, one of the strangest parts of medical school curriculum: dissecting …

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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 …

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.

U-District building a healthy future

Three years ago, the idea of a new medical school seemed a bridge too far.

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 — …

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.

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.

President of WSU wise to focus on its finances

Deficit spending on athletics undercuts university’s future. Long-range financial plans will restore it.

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.

WSU medical school dean says school is on track

New dean reflects on Washington State University medical school in Spokane.

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.

Editorial: GU-UW marriage is good news

Spokane can look forward to an exciting future as a medical education dynamo.

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

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 …