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

Students from School of PA Studies class of 2024 gifted stethoscopes, begin training

61 future physician assistants join the UF College of Medicine

Project from HR creates resource for best practices on diverse and inclusive hiring

The project is part of Dean Koch’s strategic plan initiative

Annual Orange and Brew event coming in July

Opus Coffee and College of Medicine collaborate to provide complimentary beverages to learners and trainees

‘An unwavering commitment as patient advocates’

UF School of PA Studies graduates 58 students at June 18 ceremony

Almuni Spotlight

UF PA helps uninsured patients

Leon Chen serves as a physician assistant for the Mobile Outreach Clinic and says healthcare isn’t a privilege. It’s a right. (Katie Hyson/ WUFT News)

Photo provided by Katie Hyson/ WUFT News

College Calendar

Upcoming Events

  1. Jul 04

  2. Jul 18

  3. Jul 19

  4. Jul 20

    1. Orange and Brew

      Opus at UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine hospitals

      9:00am to 10:00am

  5. Aug 16

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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.