Department of Physician Assistant Studies

September 23, 2020

Physician Assistant Students Receive White Coats in Virtual Ceremony

Yavonda Chase

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies held its first virtual white coat ceremony Sept. 17. Students in the Class of 2022 were assisted by friends, family and significant others as they donned their white coats for the first time.

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies in the College of Health Professions celebrated the Class of 2022 with a virtual white coat ceremony Sept. 17.

June 11, 2019

Physician Assistant Class of 2021 Accepts their White Coats

Yavonda Chase

Students from the Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2021 recite the Physician Assistant Professional Oath during a May 24 white coat ceremony.

The Physician Assistant Studies program presented 40 students from the Class of 2021 with their white coats May 24 in a ceremony in the Fred W. Smith Auditorium in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute.

September 4, 2018

UAMS Celebrates Achievements of Graduating Physician Assistants

Yavonda Chase

Melissa Clark, Pharm.D., M.P.H., hugs class President Ada Sochanska after presenting her with the Faculty Gold Key award.

Sept. 4, 2018 | What does it take to become a physician assistant? For the Class of 2018, it required more than 58 exams (not including quizzes), more than 2,240 hours of patient care on clinical rotations, 48 hours of labs, at least 30 hours of service learning, 30 hours of interprofessional education at the 12th Street Health & Wellness Center, a capstone project and more —as they earned 128 credit hours in just 28 months.

April 18, 2013

UAMS Physician Assistant Program Achieves Accreditation

Ben Boulden

<p class=”content”>LITTLE ROCK – The physician assistant program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently received accreditation from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, the final approval needed before admitting its first class of students.</p>