Spokane

The University of Washington is committed to our entire state, and is dedicated to expanding access to education, spurring innovation and meeting the needs of patients and communities across eastern Washington and beyond.

Through the UW School of Medicine’s partnership with Gonzaga University to educate the next generation of physicians, the UW Spokane Center, an 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.


Conceptual rendering of the new, four-story health sciences education and innovation building to be built in Spokane

UW and Gonzaga announce new health sciences center in Spokane

Spokane is getting a new center for medical education, health sciences and innovation, with the Sept. 9 announcement of an 80,000-square-foot building at 840 E. Spokane Falls Blvd. To be constructed by McKinstry, the facility will serve as the new home for the University of Washington School of Medicine-Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership.

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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 School of Medicine 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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FAST FACTS

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9,000 NEW JOBS

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

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159

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

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63.3% RETURN

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

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$1.6 BILLION

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