The University of Washington is deeply invested in Eastern Washington, where residents have access to highly skilled physicians and the country’s No. 1 primary and rural healthcare program. UW Medicine is committed to expanding the program in the region by increasing enrollment at its medical school in Spokane. The UW also recently opened a new UW Spokane Center to serve as a gateway for community engagement.

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.

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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, the UW is growing student enrollment, programs and partnerships.

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Serving Spokane and Eastern Washington

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.



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