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UW, Gonzaga welcome largest Spokane med-student class

In August, 60 medical students will head to dedicated facilities on the Gonzaga campus.

When students begin the 2016-17 academic year, the University of Washington School of Medicine and Gonzaga University will welcome the largest-ever entering class of medical students in Spokane. In August 60 first-year medical students will head to dedicated facilities – also a first on the Gonzaga campus — to begin their medical training.

This increase in the Spokane class size to 60 entering students is a result of new funding last year from the Washington State Legislature to the UW School of Medicine, which added 20 medical school students in Spokane.

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