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Class of 2016 Graduation

Please join with us to recognize the Class of 2016. Graduation will take place on June 18, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at the University Auditorium.


Class of 2017 White Coat Ceremony

The School of Physician Assistant Studies will be hosting the White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2017 on Friday, June 3, 2016. The ceremony will take place in the […]

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Special Information Session

The School of Physician Assistant Studies is offering a special Information Sessions for interested applicants on June 8, 2016. If you are considering applying to our school, attending our Information Session […]

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About Physician Assistants

Physician assistants are health professionals licensed to practice medicine with physician supervision. As part of their comprehensive responsibilities, PAs conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret tests, counsel on preventive health care, assist in surgery, and write prescriptions.

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Recent News


Celebrating a legacy and a new beginning

Loren Bonenclark, MPAS ’16, followed in her mother's footsteps when she graduated from the UF School of Physician Assistant Studies on June 18.


Getting down to the business of medicine

As president and CEO of several patient care facilities in Florida, Michael Crimi Jr., a 1992 graduate of the UF School of PA Studies, puts his business smarts and medical knowledge to work.


New coats for PA class of 2017

Students from the UF School of Physician Assistant Studies receive white coats in ceremony June 3.

Accreditation Statement

The Accreditation  Review Commission on Education for Physician Assistant  (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued to the School of PA Studies sponsored by the University of Florida College of Medicine. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA  Standards.

Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The appropriate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be June 2017. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

Mission  |  Vision  |  Values  |  Goals

The mission of the School of Physician Assistant Studies is to recruit high quality students to become exemplary physician assistants who will serve the people of Florida and the nation as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.

The vision statement, values and goals can be found here.