Family Medicine – Spokane Clinic
Located in the beautiful University District of Spokane, the Spokane Teaching Health Clinic (STHC) is situated on the riverfront of the Spokane river just a few minutes away from Sacred Heart Medical Center and walking distance to downtown Spokane along the Centennial Trail.
The clinic was first opened to patients 2016 in an inviting 42,000-square-foot modern space, housing more than 56 exam rooms, procedure rooms, counseling spaces, specialized physical and occupational therapy rooms, conference rooms, classrooms, laboratory and X-ray rooms, and more. Due to its centralized location, the clinic serves a diverse population of urban, suburban, and rural multi-ethnic populations from a variety of backgrounds. The clinic is staffed and equipped as a full-spectrum family medicine clinic, offering in-house laboratory, imaging, and counseling services.
Faculty staffing the clinic have expertise in obstetrics, pediatrics, sports medicine, OMT, gender care, and procedural care. Community practitioners also supplementally precept, which adds breadth to residency education from the perspective of different practice settings. Residency administrative offices are housed on site.
The STHC is an interprofessional clinic, with the psychiatry and internal medicine residencies also hosting their clinics in this building. Residents uniquely benefit from this close collaboration of residencies by joint lectures and teaching. Patient care is also enhanced through integrated psychiatric collaborative care between departments, as well as specialty medicine clinics. The STHC is host to specialty clinics including but not limited to dermatology, endocrinology, orthopedics, Hepatitis C, podiatry, gynecology, and infectious disease.