Spokane Medical Education and Residency Programs

Spokane's teaching hospital

Providence supports and administers medical education activities at Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital and Holy Family Hospital for doctors, nurses, specialists and technologists. Providence has the most medical facilities in the Inland Northwest, providing a wide array of learning opportunities in diverse specialties.

Physician residency

The best of both worlds

Spokane physician residents benefit from a strong academic presence by the University of Washington, as well as an abundance of clinical opportunities within our community.

Residency opportunities at Providence include:

  • Family medicine
  • Internal medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Transitional year

Clinical education opportunities

Clinical Pastoral Education Program

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center offers clinical pastoral education, bringing together theological students and ministers of all faiths (pastors, priests, rabbis, imams and others) into supervised encounter with persons in crisis. Learn more.

Continuing professional development

Professional education for perinatal, infant and child, and other health care providers, whether you are a nurse or physician in need of training. Learn More.

Medical Laboratory Science Program

MLSs perform laboratory tests on blood and body fluids necessary to detect, diagnose or treat diseases using cutting-edge scientific equipment and knowledge. Learn more.

Medical Laboratory Technician Program

Although this program is based in central Washington, students are able to complete their formal education and training in Spokane. Learn More.

Program Websites