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By Lisa Brown
Chancellor - WSU 

WSU's medical school can benefit Goldendale

 


How will Washington State University’s plan to have a second public medical school in the state of Washington impact Goldendale? We believe it will make things better in a variety of significant ways.

First, the vision for this medical school from the late WSU President Elson S. Floyd was to give rural Washingtonians help on a serious shortage of physicians in our state, not to mention on the shortage in our rural areas. As a land grant university, it is WSU’s mission to meet the needs of the people of our state when we are able, and we believe wholeheartedly we are able.

Second, the WSU medical school will be based in Spokane, but have satellite locations on its campuses in the Tri-C...



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