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By Dena Martin
The Times 

CCHS hosts College of Medicine students

Immersion experience plants seeds of rural practice in minds of students

 

August 29, 2019

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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine students Alexandra Drury and Taylar-Rhea McGuire take a momoent to relax with Dr. Kyle Terry and his nurse Kathy Spencer. The students are participating an a rural medicine immersion experience as part of their second-year medical school education.

DAYTON/WAITSBURG-Medical students Taylar-Rhea McGuire and Alexandra Drury spent three days working in Dayton and Waitsburg last week to experience rural healthcare firsthand. The WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine students worked with local physicians and other local healthcare providers as part of their Clinical Campus Week experience.

During the first and second years in the medical school program, students complete foundational science studies at the school's Health Sciences Campus in Spokane.

"Approximately every 12 weeks, the students come to their assigned clinical campus for a...



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