UF School of Physician Assistant Studies

Our mission is to educate students to become physician assistants who will serve the people of Florida and the nation as part of a multidisciplinary team in a diverse and ever-changing health care environment.

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Why become a Gator pa?

#1 Physician assistant has been ranked as best health care job by U.S. News & World Report.

About the PA program

UF PA Surgical Residency Program

Application information for the 2021-2022 year. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2021.

Performing surgery

Recent NEWS

UF College of Medicine to host annual Celebration of Diversity Week virtually

The virtual events will take place April 5-10

UF Health in Gainesville begins vaccinating high-risk health care employees against COVID-19

University of Florida Health clinical caregivers began receiving the vaccine Dec. 16

One year

As 2020 draws to a close, UF medical and PA students reflect on lessons learned, impacts made

A place to belong

Students lead initiatives to create an anti-racist, inclusive environment at UF College of Medicine

College Calendar

Upcoming Events

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  5. May 18

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Getting involved

If you are interested in becoming a physician assistant, we highly recommend that you join a pre-physician assistant organization while an undergraduate.