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North Central High actors help UW-Spokane medical school identify ways to communicate with patients

It can be tricky talking to teens about sensitive topics, yet doctors need to draw answers from them for adolescents’ health issues. Each fall, North Central High School drama students …

UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019

Health care measures pass legislative hurdles before deadline

Proposals to study universal health care and a new psychiatric hospital for the University of Washington in Seattle clear major hurdles in the Legislature.

A silent calling: Raised by deaf parents, medical student seeks to serve the underserved

Luke Johnson’s childhood was atypically quiet. His parents were deaf, and he only spoke in American Sign Language at home. He didn’t start to hear English consistently until preschool, and …

UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018

In a first, Spokane was top choice for all incoming UW medical students in Spokane

Spokane has a new milestone to brag about: Medical students are fighting to come here.

Dr. McCarthy: Medical school partnership benefits underserved people

In addition to learning from an innovative medical school curriculum, students are actively engaged in learning by serving the disenfranchised throughout Washington state

Coeur d’Alene family donates $1 million for med student scholarships

The Huckabay family of Coeur d’Alene donates $1 million to UW School of Medicine for students interested in rural practice.

Record number of UW med students ready to start at Gonzaga

The cooperative agreement between the University of Washington School of Medicine and Gonzaga University brings in 60 first-year med students this summer.

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. …

Riverpoint Medical School would be economic dynamo

A four-year medical school in Spokane would support more than 9,000 new jobs by 2030, and generate $1.6 billion in new economic activity, a new study says.

Doctor shortage foreseen

Eastern Washington will need almost 1,000 new doctors by 2025, and to fill that prescription the University of Washington School of Medicine should quadruple, if not quintuple, the number of …