Our medical students come from a range of backgrounds, but all of them share a passion for improving the health and well-being of their patients and communities.

Seth and Hannah Dotson
Married couple Seth and Hannah Dotson enjoy interacting with patients while pursuing their medical degrees together in Spokane.

Gifti Abbo
Gifti Abbo, a second-year medical student, is inspired to make healthcare more equitable in Washington state and beyond.

Adrian Deleon
Former firefighter Adrian Deleon grew up without health insurance and as a child accompanied his grandparents to the doctor to serve as a translator. That’s inspired him to help bridge gaps in health care.

John and Kristina Goodman
John Goodman, a former rock musician, decided to specialize in oncology after his mother contracted lung cancer. While studying at Gonzaga, he met his wife Kristina Goodman, a physician’s assistant, who is graduating from the UW’s MEDEX Northwest program.