The University of Charleston Physician Assistant Program began with the matriculation of its first class in January 2013. Those who successfully complete the program will be awarded a Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree.
Experience one-on-one instruction and interaction with the University of Charleston Physician Assistant Program faculty and enrolled Physician Assistant students during our 2019 Physician Assistant Academy.
During this intensive overnight camp, learn about the profession of PA, physical exam skills, CPR, suturing, simulation experiences and you’ll receive helpful advice on preparing and applying for college and physician assistant school.
The camp is held on the campus of UC, and starts Thursday, June 6 at 9:00 am, and ends Friday, June 7 at 4:30 pm.
The cost for the Academy is $100, and includes your meals, lodging, t-shirt, all sessions and activities. You will need to bring sheets, pillows, blankets and towels – and your interest in the PA profession.
Erin Jones, class of 2018, examining a patient during a mission trip to Haiti. She, and 8 of her classmates, traveled to Haiti in August 2017 to provide medical care in a remote area. During this trip, students and two UC PA faculty were able to provide services to 250 Haitians.
The University of Charleston Physician Assistant Program is designed to train outstanding physician assistant clinicians who are compassionate, patient-centered providers. Our program is unique in its emphasizing a holistic approach, teamwork and collaboration among students, integration of specialty modules, and more:
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