University of Washington MEDEX PA Program Mission Statement

MEDEX Northwest is a regional program that educates physician assistants in a proven tradition of excellence. MEDEX Northwest, the University of Washington School of Medicineду»s Physician Assistant Program, is committed to educating experienced health personnel from diverse backgrounds to practice medicine with physician supervision. The program provides a broad, competency-based curriculum that focuses on primary care with an emphasis on underserved populations. MEDEX encourages life-long learning to meet ever-changing health care needs. As a pioneer in PA education, MEDEX continues to be innovative in identifying, creating, and filling new niches for PAs as a strategy for expanding health care access.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accreditation Status: Continuing
Campus: Seattle, WA
Degrees Offered: Masters
Distance & Online Learning: None
Bachelor Degree: Not Required
Class Duration: 26 months
Class Capacity: 140 students
On-Campus Housing: Available
Decision Criteria: MEDEX Northwest focuses on an applicant’s connection to the northwest region, clinical experience – ideally in primary care in areas of unmet need, and an applicant’s academic success potential; personal interview, personal statement
Seat Deposit: $500
Supplemental Application: Yes
International Students: Accepted
TOEFL: Required (for international applicants)
Recommendation letters: 3

CASPA

CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline: October

TUITION

Resident $73,861
Nonresident $73,861

GPA

Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA 2.7
Science GPA No minimum

GRE

Required

EXPERIENCE

Required

Minimum 2000 hours (4000 hours recommended)
Paid experience with hands-on patient care

PART TIME OPTION

NO

WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA

For a complete list of the Physician Assistant Program details and requirements please visit the official PA program website.

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Address

Our Address:

MEDEX Northwest 4311 11th Avenue NE, Suite 200 Seattle, WA 98105

Telephone:
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