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Theil College PA Program Mission Statement The mission of the Thiel College Master of Science in Physician Assistant program is to graduate physician assistants who have the disciplinary knowledge and skills, clinical preparation and dispositions to provide excellent patient care and serve the needs of their community. PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Accredited Status: Developing-Not Accredited Campus Location: Greenville, PA Degrees Offered: Masters Class Start Month: July Class Duration: 27 months Class Capacity: 40 students Decision Criteria: Matched to mission academic ability and understanding role of physician assistant, personal interview, personal statement Seat Deposit: $500 International Students: Not Accepted TOEFL: Not Required TUITION Resident tuition: $108,445 Nonresident tuition: $108,445 PANCE PASS RATE First-time PANCE pass rate: See Program Website Five-year first-time PANCE pass rate: See Program Website APPLICATION INFORMATION CASPA Participant: Yes Application Deadline: January Supplemental Application: Not Required CASPA Deadline Type: Completed GPA Overall GPA: 3.0 Science GPA: 3.0 Prerequisite GPA: Minimum grade of C required for all prerequisites Prerequisite completion: must be completed within 10 years EXPERIENCE Healthcare Experience Hours: Recommended SHADOWING PA Shadowing Recommended EVALUATIONS Three recommendation letters required (view program website for evaluator requirements) GRE GRE Not Required CASPer CASPer Not Required For more information on CASPer […]
University of Washington-Medex Northwest-Seattle PA Program Mission Statement MEDEX Northwest continues its core mission to educate highly capable physician assistants who serve the community with uncompromising commitment and compassion. MEDEX students, graduates, faculty, and staff are committed to providing access to care in local and regional communities. PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Accredited Status: Continuing Accreditation Campus Location: Seattle, WA Degrees Offered: Masters Class Start Month: July Class Duration: 26 months Class Capacity: 50 students Decision Criteria: Matched to mission academic ability and understanding role of the physician assistant, personal interview, personal statement Seat Deposit: $500 International Students: Accepted TOEFL: Required TUITION Resident tuition: $81,612 Nonresident tuition: $81,612 PANCE PASS RATE First-time PANCE pass rate: 98% Five-year first-time PANCE pass rate: 91% APPLICATION INFORMATION CASPA Participant: Yes Application Deadline: September Supplemental Application: Required CASPA Deadline Type: Completed Fee: $70 GPA Overall GPA: See program Website Science GPA: See program Website Average Applicant GPA Accepted: Overall:3.49 Prerequisite GPA: Minimum grade of B required for all prerequisites Prerequisite completion: must be completed within 7 years EXPERIENCE Healthcare Experience Hours: 2,000 hours SHADOWING PA Shadowing Recommended EVALUATIONS Three recommendation letters required (view program website for evaluator requirements) GRE GRE Required CASPer CASPer Not Required For […]
The mission of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Physician Assistant Program is to prepare primary care physician assistants who will provide health care under the supervision of a physician in a variety of settings in order to meet the needs of the community.
PA Schools and Residency Programs
Regions Hospital St. Paul, MN 18 months 2 Students Welcome PA Resident Class of 2017 Welcome to the Regions Hospital Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant (EM PA) Residency. We are excited to offer the first EM PA residency program in Minnesota with the inaugural class in 2012. We are fortunate to be able to collaborate with a well established and highly competitive physician emergency medicine residency, which was established in 1996. Regions Hospital is a Level I Trauma and Burn Center and is the state’s first Level I Pediatric Trauma Center. The emergency medicine faculty are affiliated with the University of Minnesota and provide training for emergency medicine residents, rotating residents, and medical students. The PA staff provide training for PA students. The PA residents work alongside physician residents, study the core curriculum, and participate in weekly conferences in addition to their clinical rotation schedule. We offer 10 weeks of critical care training with opportunities for procedural experience during these rotations, during outreach hospital and rural hospital rotations, as well as simulation training. Regions Hospital has a long history of education dating back to it’s founding as Ancker Hospital and later St. Paul-Ramsey Medical Center. In 2009 a new addition to the […]
Lock Haven University-Harrisburg PA Program Mission Statement The mission of the program is to educate highly-skilled Physician Assistants who: are capable of providing quality health care have expertise in the health care needs of the medically underserved are prepared to critically evaluate, and become leaders in bringing about improvement in the medical and social systems that affect the health of underserved populations will seek and retain employment as primary care Physician Assistants in medically underserved areas of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Accredited Status: Continuing Accreditation Campus Location: Harrisburg, PA Degrees Offered: Masters Class Start Month: May Class Duration: 24 months Class Capacity: 12 students Decision Criteria: Matched to mission academic ability and understanding role of physician assistant, personal interview, personal statement Seat Deposit: $1,000 International Students: Accepted TOEFL: Required TUITION Resident tuition: $61,792 Nonresident tuition: $84,463 PANCE PASS RATE First-time PANCE pass rate: 97% Five year first-time PANCE pass rate: 96% APPLICATION INFORMATION Caspa Participant: Yes Application Deadline: October Supplemental Application: Not Required CASPA Deadline Type: Verified GPA Overall GPA: 3.0 Science GPA: No Minimum Average Applicant GPA Accepted: Overall: 3.55 Science: 3.43 Prerequisite GPA: Minimum grade of B required for all prerequisites Prerequisite completion: must be […]
The mission of the Stephens College Physician Assistant Program is to educate and prepare clinically astute, compassionate, and patient-centered physician assistants who will become leaders in their profession, while remaining dedicated to meeting the needs of the medically underserved. Graduates will be ethical professionals, committed members of the healthcare team, practitioners of evidence-based medicine, and providers of quality healthcare for those they serve.
Carroll University PA Program Mission Statement Our M.S. in Physician Assistant program prepares students to become physician assistants who provide meaningful medical care with integrity. Our PA program provides the credentials to practice medicine alongside physicians, providing services as varied as healthcare itself. PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Accredited Status: Continuing Accreditation Campus Location: Waukesha, Wisconsin Degrees Offered: Masters Class Start Month: June Class Duration: 24 months Class Capacity: 24 students Decision Criteria: Matched to mission academic ability and understanding role of physician assistant, personal interview, personal statement Seat Deposit: $500 International Students: Accepted TOEFL: Required TUITION Resident tuition: $83,634 Nonresident tuition: $83,634 PANCE PASS RATE First-time PANCE pass rate: 95% Five year first-time PANCE pass rate: 98% APPLICATION INFORMATION Caspa Participant: Yes Application Deadline: October Supplemental Application: Required CASPA Deadline Type: Verified Fee: $50 GPA Overall GPA: 3.0 Science GPA: 3.0 Average Applicant GPA Accepted: Overall: 3.79 Science: 3.77 Prerequisite GPA: Minimum grade of C required for all prerequisites Prerequisite completion: must be completed within 5 year(s) EXPERIENCE Healthcare Experience Hours: 500 Hours SHADOWING PA Shadowing Recommended EVALUATIONS Three recommendation letters required (view program website for evaluator requirements) GRE GRE Required CASPer CASPer Not Required For more information on CASPer […]
The UWMC Cardiovascular Advanced Practice (CV APP) Fellowship prepares postgraduate APPs (Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners) to utilize evidenced-based practice and develop specialized skills to care for chronic and acutely ill patients across the continuum of cardiovascular specialty and subspecialty areas. The UWMC CV APP Fellowship is an intense, highly structured, comprehensive program through which newly licensed APPs will acquire in-depth cardiovascular knowledge, advanced skills, and mentorship to deliver safe, quality care that meets standards of practice at a quaternary medical center. The Fellowship is designed for self-motivated, eager, skilled and knowledgeable newly licensed graduates who excelled in their APP training and now wish to build upon those skills in a high acuity medical center. The Fellowship includes 12-months of practice-based experiences and didactic activities to promote professional development in cardiovascular care. Qualifying Requirements: Eligible for ARNP or PA licensure. Proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment. Effective interpersonal, leadership, and critical thinking skills. Training and experience in the provision of cardiovascular care including initial assessment, diagnostic evaluation, and management of patients. Application Information The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine, invite applications for two Advanced Practice Provider fellow positions in a one-year Cardiovascular Fellowship […]
MD Anderson Cancer Center – The University of Texas Houston, TX 12 months 2-Jan Postgraduate Physician Assistant Program in Oncology **At this time, we are not accepting applications for new candidates to the Postgraduate PA Oncology program. Once funding for future positions has been established, information regarding the application and selection process will be made available online.** The mission of the Postgraduate Physician Assistant Oncology program is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world by training the next generation of outstanding physician assistants who will provide comprehensive care to cancer patients as part of effective interprofessional teams and who will be leaders in healthcare delivery, cancer prevention, education, clinical research and quality improvement. The postgraduate program spans 12 months and is designed to prepare PAs for a career in adult medical, surgical and radiation oncology. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.
The primary mission of the Mississippi College’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies is to help students acquire core competencies, as well as specialized knowledge and skill, necessary to perform effectively as physician assistants. To prepare physician assistants to provide primary health care services in medically underserved areas of Mississippi and surrounding states. Secondary missions are to prepare graduates for roles in surgery and as hospitalists.
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ypsilanti, MI 12 months 1 student Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency for Physician Assistant (CTPA) Program Description & History Established in 2000, the residency program is a 12-month didactic and clinical training program for licensed, board-certified PAs who wish to specialize in cardiothoracic surgery. It expands upon the basic training of the PA in diagnosis and management of conditions common to cardiothoracic patients. The PA resident participates in all phases of care of the cardiothoracic surgical patient including assisting in the operating room. The program is designed to provide the graduate physician assistant with opportunity to obtain advanced training in cardiothoracic surgery. Faculty Vice Chair, Department of Surgery: Manak Sood, MD Medical Director: Andrew L. Pruitt, MD Program Director: Scott A. Rogers, PA-C Education Coordinator: Heather Schwall, PA-C Institutional Affiliations St. Joseph Mercy Hospital is a 581-bed, award-winning academic teaching hospital and tertiary care center providing specialized care not typically available at community hospitals. Located near Ann Arbor, Michigan, it is one of several large teaching institutions in the suburban Detroit area, participating in the education of PA students, medical students and physician residents. SJMH-AA is a premiere center for cardiac surgery, having been designated as a 3-star […]
MarquetteНs mission is focused on the Jesuit ideals of concern for the spiritual, emotional and physical development of the individual. Our PA program is dedicated to educating physician assistants for supervised practice of primary medicine in dynamic health care systems. 100% first time pass rate on the National PANCE exam 6 years in a row. 100% job placement rate within 6 months of graduation.
University of the Cumberlands – Northern Kentucky Campus PA Program Mission Statement University of the Cumberlands has historically served students primarily, but not exclusively, from the beautiful mountain regions of Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio and Alabama which have traditionally been described as Appalachia. The University’s impact can be seen in the achievements of its graduates who have assumed roles of leadership in this region and throughout the nation. While located in the resort like area of Appalachia, with emphasis primarily on serving the beautiful mountain area, the university now reaches into every state and around the world through its student body and alumni. UC continues to offer promising students of all backgrounds a broad based liberal arts program enriched with Christian values. The University strives for excellence in all of its endeavors and expects from students a similar dedication to this pursuit. Its commitment to a strong academic program is joined with a commitment to a strong work ethic. Cumberlands encourages students to think critically and creatively so that they may better prepare themselves for lives of responsible service and leadership. This focus of its undergraduate programs is extended and extrapolated into its graduate […]
The Advent Health University Physician Assistant Program’s mission is to educate knowledgeable and compassionate individuals as spiritually cognizant healthcare providers who embrace a mission of service to others.
Staten Island University Hospital Staten Island, NY 24 months 4 Students Applying to the PA Fellowship in EM Thank you for your interest in the Department of Emergency Medicine at SIUH. Program Description and Purpose The core curriculum is patterned after the SIUH Emergency Medicine Physician Residency Program and follows the 2007 Model of the Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine. The Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant Fellowship at SIUH will enhance the medical knowledge and clinical skills of PAs in the field of Emergency Medicine through various focused educational activities. EM PA fellows will receive 5 hours of didactic conferences each week, specialty procedure labs, emergency ultrasound training, emergency medicine research opportunities as well as ACLS, ATLS, and PALS certification. The SIUH Emergency Department is committed to EM education. We have been training PAs as a major learning site for Wagner College’s PA Program for more than 10 years. Our Core Physician Faculty is acutely aware of the skills required for a successful PA career in EM. The EM PA fellowship will mirror our nationally accredited EM Physician Residency Program. Participating PA fellows will join our EM physician residents and will receive not only the highest educational standards but will […]
Carolina Healthcare System Charlotte, NC 12 months 28 per cohort, variable Center for Advanced Practice Fellowship The Advanced Clinical Practitioner fellowship at Carolinas HealthCare System provides exposure to an array of complex disease processes and patient populations in acute, primary and urgent care settings. With focus on developed competence and confidence, this transition-to-practice program prepares the advanced clinical practitioner (ACP) to deliver superior patient care while in a protected learning environment. The one year, post-graduate fellowship programs are appropriate for new nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistant (PA) graduates, as well as advanced clinical practitioners wishing to change disciplines or career paths . The programs have semi-annual start dates in April and October. Goals of the Fellowship: Allows both NPs and PAs to demonstrate improved clinical outcomes while obtaining the clinical knowledge and expertise needed to practice at the top of license. Serves as an immersion in specific specialty competencies to prepare these ACP for critical thinking above the level received in their formal education. Serves to expand the ACP’s knowledge of evidenced-based practice, basic research techniques, guideline development and quality improvement initiatives. Overall, the fellowship prepares the ACP to be a well-rounded provider, leader and resource within the healthcare team. […]