The mission of the UAMS Physician Assistant Program is to educate students who will practice patient-centered medicine while embracing cultural diversity, ethical integrity, professionalism and collaboration with other members of the health care team. The program fosters lifelong learning through emphasis on critical thinking, clinical application of knowledge and evidence-based medicine. Through innovative educational practices, the students will be prepared to enter into any discipline of medicine with the ability to serve any community and contribute to the profession through leadership, education, and service.
The application cycle for the Physician Assistant Program is currently CLOSED. The next application cycle will reopen on April 22, 2015. The application deadline will be November 1, 2015.
Open to Students Interested in Applying to the Physician Assistant Program
For more information, call 501-686-7211
RSVP by sending email to PAProgram@uams.edu
PowerPoint Presentation of PA Program by Program Director, Dr. Patricia J Kelly followed by a Question-and-Answer Session
- New Position Open: Department of Physician Assistant Studies – Faculty Positions
- New Position Open: Department of Physician Assistant Studies – Associate Director
The Physician Assistant National Certification Examination (PANCE) will be taken by the first cohort of physician assistant students in the fall of 2015. Class average of the PANCE scores for this graduating class will be posted here.
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