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The Physician Assistant Program at Wake Forest School of Medicine is a graduate level program that awards a Master of Medical Science (MMS) degree after 24 months of study. The Wake Forest PA Program is approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) for 64 students at our Winston-Salem campus and up to 32 students at our new expanded campus at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Accreditation for the Boone cohort was granted in September 2013, and the first students will enroll in June 2014. The Boone campus has also been approved by SACSCOC.
The Physician Assistant Program at The University of Findlay is committed to providing its students with the medical knowledge necessary for them to become ethical, competent, and compassionate health care providers who deliver superior quality health care to the community in which they practice and to communities throughout the world.
To recruit exemplary individuals from diverse backgrounds while creating an environment of academic excellence, leadership, and scholarly activity that produces culturally sensitive, caring Physician Assistants who practice evidence-based medicine and who are dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of the community.
The program prepares highly-qualified physician assistants who regardless of practice settings, are sensitive to both individual and cultural differences in the communities they serve. Through an integrated curriculum in the medical sciences and the healing arts, the program provides a comprehensive educational program that meets the demands of a dynamic health care system.
Mayo Clinic Arizona Phoenix, AZ 12 months 1 students Physician Assistant Fellowship, Hospital Internal Medicine (Arizona) Program description Mayo School of Health Sciences offers a 12-month postgraduate Physician Assistant Fellowship in Hospital Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona. The program trains highly qualified graduate physician assistants (PAs) to become skilled, compassionate and efficient hospital-based PAs. The curriculum contains diverse didactic instruction and direct patient care clinical experience, embedded in the foundation of Mayo Clinic: excellence in patient care, education and research. This program provides the graduate PA with the training needed to provide the utmost quality of care to hospitalized patients. The program accepts a total of three PA fellows each year, one fellow per track: Traditional Hospitalist Track Hematology/Oncology Track Critical Care Medicine Track The academic year runs from the first Tuesday in October through September. The fellowship curriculum is designed in a diverse format that accommodates all learner types. It is based upon the physician “Core Competencies” from the Society of Hospital Medicine. Fellows complete various medical specialty rotations that are two to four weeks in duration. The curriculum includes formal didactic instruction, journal club and case review, and project-based learning through hands-on experience. […]
The York College Physician Assistant program seeks to recruit and educate students from the diverse surrounding communities to become highly competent, compassionate, and culturally aware providers of excellent medical care to underserved urban areas. Incorporated in our mission is a priority on increasing access to medical professional education for racial and ethnic minorities, financially disadvantaged students, and first-generation college graduates. Our program is committed to providing strong supports so that we may also expect high performance from our students.
NYU Mission Statement Great cities are engines of creativity, and New York University takes its name and spirit from one of the busiest, most diverse and dynamic cities of all. The University lives within New York and other great cities, from Abu Dhabi to Shanghai, Paris to Prague, Sydney to Buenos Aires—all magnets for talented, ambitious people. Thriving beyond borders and across academic disciplines, NYU has emerged as one of the most networked and extensive worldwide platforms for learning, teaching, researching, building knowledge, and inventing new ways to meet humanity’s challenges. Its students, faculty and alumni feed off the stimulating power of swirling intellectual and cultural experiences by mastering academic disciplines, expressing themselves in the arts, and excelling in demanding professions. New York University’s mission is to be a top quality international center of scholarship, teaching and research. This involves retaining and attracting outstanding faculty who are leaders in their fields, encouraging them to create programs that draw outstanding students, and providing an intellectually rich environment. NYU seeks to take academic and cultural advantage of its location and to embrace diversity among faculty, staff and students to ensure a wide range of perspectives, including international perspectives, in the educational experience. […]
Our Lady of the Lake College PA Program Mission Statement The purpose of the Physician Assistant (PA) program is to educate outstanding physician assistants who, together with physicians and allied health professionals, will provide quality healthcare to the residents of Louisiana and other states. PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Accreditation Status: Continuing Campus: Baton Rouge, LA Degrees Offered: Masters Bachelor Degree: Required Class Duration: 28 months Class Capacity: 30 students On-Campus Housing: Not available Decision Criteria: GPA; GRE; personal interview, personal statement Seat Deposit: Contact PA program Supplemental Application: Not required International Students: Contact PA program TOEFL: Not required Recommendation letters: 3, Letters are uploaded via the CASPA portal and should be from individuals who can attest to the individual applicant’s educational success, ambition, drive or personal attributes that set the candidate apart from others. Former teachers, medical professional or employers are recommended. Letters of recommendations from friends and family are STRONGLY discouraged. CASPA CASPA Participant? Yes Application Deadline August TUITION RESIDENT TUITION $92,000 NONRESIDENT TUITION $92,000 GPA Acceptance into the PA program is competitive. While we do not publish a minimum GPA or GRE standard for admissions, the following table should give the applicant guidance as to how competitive he/she is in comparison to prior PA classes. […]
Ohio University PA Program Mission Statement The mission of the Ohio University Master of Physician Assistant Practice Program is to prepare students to be leaders in physician assistant practice in any clinical setting with a particular emphasis on primary care in urban and rural underserved communities in the state of Ohio and throughout Appalachia using an interprofessional team approach. PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Accreditation Status: Provisional Campus: School of Communication Sciences and Rehabilitation Degrees Offered: Masters Distance & Online Learning: None Bachelor Degree: Required Class Duration: 27 months Class Capacity: 30 students On-Campus Housing:Not Available Decision Criteria: Academic abilities – GPAs, GRE Clinical experience with direct patient care Shadowing of Physician Assistants, personal interview, personal statement Seat Deposit: $1,000 Supplemental Application: Yes International Students: Accepted TOEFL: Not required Recommendation letters: 2 ,One from a PA CASPA CASPA Participant? Yes Application Deadline: August TUITION Resident $81,131 Nonresident $81,131 GPA Overall GPA 3.0 Prerequisite GPA No minimum Science GPA 3.0 Science GPA Method GRE REQUIRED EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Minimum hours Paid experience with hands-on patient care Volunteer 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 […]
Carolinas Healthcare System Charlotte, NC 12 months 28 per cohort, variable Post-Graduate Acute Care Fellowship Program The post-graduate acute care fellowship program allows both NPs and PAs to develop the knowledge base to perform procedures and life-saving interventions in various high acuity patient populations and situations. The fellowship concentrates on typical difficulties with transition to practice, and prepares the ACP to perform in a specialized acute care setting while developing foundational specialty-specific skills and knowledge. Eight inpatient specialties available: Urology Medical critical care (ACNPs or PAs only) Acute care surgery (ACNPs or PAs only) Cardiology Carolinas Hospitalist Group Palliative Care Emergency Medicine (PAs, ENP, or dual certification as FNP/ACNP) Cardiothoracic Surgery (ACNPs or PAs only) Other specialty tracks are being developed. Acute care fellows experience: Nine-month mentored clinical rotation within their specialty choice Three-month standardizedd critical care curriculum Two to three months of ICU or elective clinical rotation Weekly specialty didactics
Florida Gulf Coast University PA Program Mission Statement The mission of the MPAS Program at Florida Gulf Coast University is to prepare competent and effective master’s level primary-care physician assistant practitioners who will collaboratively practice with physicians and other members of the healthcare team. As part of our continuous self-study process our mission statement, goals, learning outcomes and competencies will be routinely re-evaluated with input and expertise from faculty, advisory board, students, alumni, patients and employers PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Accredited Status: Provisional Accreditation Campus: School of Health Sciences Degrees Offered: Masters Online Masters Degree: None Bachelor Degree: Required Class Duration: 27 months Class Capacity: 20 students On-Campus Housing: Available Decision Criteria: Qualifying GPA; Prerequisite GPA; Healthcare experience; personal interview, personal statement. Seat Deposit: $200 Supplemental Application: Yes International Students: Not Accepted TOEFL: Not Required Recommendation letters: 3, PA, Physician CASPA Yes Application Deadline: January 15, 2019 TUITION Resident : $ 55,024 Non Resident : $ 138,479 GPA Overall GPA No minimum Prerequisite GPA No minimum Science GPA No minimum Science GPA Method GRE Required — MCAT not accepted in place of GRE EXPERIENCE Required 250 Hours Paid experience with hands-on patient care Volunteer experience with hands-on patient care PART-TIME OPTION NO WEBSITE AND […]
The mission of the Physician Assistant (PA) Program at Mary Baldwin College is to academically and clinically prepare students for the practice of medicine as compassionate, effective, well-qualified physician assistants able to serve in a variety of medical specialty areas and settings under the direction and supervision of a licensed physician
The Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program, offered at South University’s Savannah and Tampa campuses, offers you effective learning opportunities designed to prepare you to perform expected competencies in an ethical, legal, safe, and effective manner upon graduation and become a physician assistant.
The CUNY School of Medicine PA Program Mission Statement The mission of The CUNY School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program is to improve the health of underserved communities and to eliminate healthcare disparities by providing increased access to physician assistant education to students from traditionally underrepresented populations. Through education and mentoring, we will create a highly skilled workforce that provides primary health services to the communities of greatest need. PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Accreditation Status: Administrative Probation Campus: School of Medicine Degrees Offered: Masters Bachelor Degree: Required Class Duration: 28 months Class Capacity: 35 students On-Campus Housing: Available Decision Criteria: Academics, health care experience, personal interview, personal statement Seat Deposit: $250 Supplemental Application: No International Students: Accepted TOEFL: Not required Recommendation letters: 3 CASPA CASPA Participant? Yes Application Deadline: January 15, 2019 TUITION Resident $43,259 Nonresident $70,931 GPA Overall GPA 3.0 Prerequisite GPA 3.0 Science GPA No minimum Science GPA Method GRE Not required EXPERIENCE See Program Website 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. PA Program Website
The mission of the Physician Assistant program is to prepare a diverse group of highly skilled Physician Assistant practitioners who are dedicated to improving access and providing high quality primary and/or specialty health care as part of interprofessional teams and who are committed to lifelong learning and to increasing the knowledge base of the profession.
The Utah Physician Assistant Program (UPAP) at the University of Utah School of Medicine is one of the oldest PA programs in the country, and has held continued accreditation since 1971. Located within the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, the program is co-sponsored by the Utah Medical Association. UPAP is committed to training PAs who will be prepared to meet the challenges of providing high quality care to patients in medically underserved and rural communities, and the program has refined its curriculum and format to provide the best combination of didactic and clinical training to accomplish this mission.