University of Charleston to Hold Physician Assistant Academy

5/24/2018 - 5/25/2018

High School juniors, seniors and college freshmen interested in pursuing a career as a physician assistant are invited to attend an overnight camp at the University of Charleston. 

Beginning May 24 at 1:30 p.m., and ending May 25 at 4:00 p.m., the Physician Assistant Academy provides students one-on-one instruction and interaction with UC’s PA faculty and enrolled physician assistant students.  Attendees will learn about the physician assistant field and specialties, learn CPR, reading an EKG and suturing, the critical need for rural medicine, and more. 

The $75 registration fee includes meals, lodging, PA Academy t-shirt and all sessions and activities.

Those interested can register online at  For more information, contact Pam Carden at 304-357-4968 or