The University of Washington is deeply invested in Eastern Washington, our commitment to Eastern Washington is about access, impact, innovation and ensuring everyone is able to take advantage of the limitless opportunities at the UW. Through our partnership with Gonzaga University to educate the next generation of physicians, the UW Spokane Center, an information and engagement hub in the heart of Spokane’s University District, and the work of CoMotion Labs @ Spokane to advance entrepreneurship and prosperity, the UW is serving the people of Spokane and the region.

UW Spokane Center

UW Spokane Center

Located on the edge of downtown, the UW Spokane Center is an information and engagement hub for Spokane-area alumni, students, prospective students, parents and supporters, as well as home to CoMotion Labs @ Spokane.

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UW Medicine in Spokane

Educating tomorrow’s doctors in and for Spokane and Eastern Washington is a top priority. With the state’s support, and through the Regional Health Partnership with Gonzaga University, the UW is educating health professionals for communities across the state and region.

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Serving Spokane and Eastern Washington

Catherine Brazil

Catherine Brazil

Catherine Brazil is the UW’s director of Government and Community relations for Spokane and Eastern Washington. She has more than two decades of public affairs experience in the region. Read more about her Spokane ties

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9,000 NEW JOBS

Projected for Spokane region by 2030 with expansion of UW School of Medicine



Number of UW School of Medicine teaching and clinical faculty in Spokane


63.3% RETURN

Number of students from the UW School of Medicine program overall who return to Washington following graduation



Projected economic impact for Spokane region by 2030 with expansion of UW School of Medicine