Yale School of Medicine (YSM) is advancing the physician assistant (PA) profession by educating the highly proficient PAs the country needs. Yale PA Online prepares patient-focused clinicians through a curriculum that blends online classes and course work with in-person clinical rotations and immersions. Students become PAs who can work on health care teams to help meet the country’s need for primary care practitioners.
The program can be completed in 28 months of full-time study and is delivered through three integrated components:
Yale PA Online prepares students to become certified physician assistants by passing the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE). Graduates of the program will also be prepared to pursue state licensure.
With the country’s shortage of primary care physicians, PAs are becoming more prevalent. According to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report:¹
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¹ U.S. News and World Report, http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/physician-assistant