President: Medical education bill marks historic moment

Perspectives-logoSPOKANE, Wash. – Over the course of its 125-year history, Washington State University has enjoyed many moments of great achievement. There is no doubt that today will be listed among its most historic. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee this morning signed into law a bill that paves the way for an independently accredited WSU medical school at our health sciences campus in Spokane.

Next steps begin immediately. Under the guidance of Dr. Ken Roberts, interim dean of the WSU College of Medical Sciences, we will begin the accreditation process within the week.

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