WSU Regents approve statement of committment to medical school

Friday, June 8, 2018

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WOODINVILLE, Wash. – The Washington State University Board of Regents today approved four agenda items at its regularly-scheduled summer retreat. One of the agenda items was the following statement of commitment to  the graduate medical education program in Spokane.

Statement of commitment

Finally, the regents approved a Statement of Commitment to Graduate Medical Education at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.

In order to sponsor and oversee resident and fellow assignments, the ESFCOM must first be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

A required component of the ACGME application is a written statement documenting the sponsoring institution’s commitment to GME by providing the necessary financial, administrative, educational, and clinical resources that is signed by the institution’s senior administrator and a representative of the governing body.

The full statement of commitment is available here:

The next meeting of the WSU Board of the Regents is scheduled for September 20-21 on the WSU Vancouver campus.

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