The state of Washington faces a growing shortage of primary care physicians, especially in rural and underserved areas. To solve that issue, the University of Washington School of Medicine is expanding its Spokane campus to produce and retain more physicians. Here’s why the UW’s medical school — ranked No. 1 in the country in primary care, and family and rural medicine education by U.S. News & World Report — is the most cost-effective choice to meet the healthcare needs of all Washingtonians.

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State support

Advancing medical education

Interim President Ana Mari Cauce says the state’s new budget will greatly benefit the health and prosperity of the people of Washington.


Why I chose the UW

Meghann Sprague

This 2015 graduate (left) of the UW School of Medicine in Spokane is thrilled to learn that she’ll be serving her residency in Spokane.


New Faculty

Spokane team expands

The UW School of Medicine welcomes eight new physician faculty members to its medical school teaching team.

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