MCW Announces New Physician Associate Program
Interested in Joining the PA Program Team? We're Hiring
Assistant Program Director -Didactic
This role will oversee the development and implementation of the didactic curriculum in compliance with ARC-PA, PAEA, regional accreditation, and organizational standards. This role is responsible for managing the didactic phase of the program, the continuous review process, and managing all didactic course materials and learning objectives.
Applications and Accreditation
The Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA) application window will open in Spring 2024, with the inaugural cohort of students beginning in May 2025. The program is in the planning phase and will be applying for provisional accreditation with ARC-PA in Spring 2024. The program is currently not accredited.
PA Program Mission & Goals
Diversity of our communities:
Promote the health of individuals and communities:
FacultyThe Faculty for the program will be a mix of full-time and part-time Physician Associate providers. This combination will allow students to learn from practicing PAs and have patient-facing experiences from the beginning of their program and have exposure to specialties outside of primary care.
StudentsStudents will have access to state-of the-art simulation labs and the hybrid learning environment will offer a mix of instructional methods, including lecture, small group work, case-based learning, simulations, and laboratory coursework.
TrainingIn addition to the PA curriculum, students will have the opportunity to receive training in research, education, and community health, ensuring they have a well-rounded educational experience that will allow them to provide exceptional care to the individuals and communities they serve.