Yale School of Medicine PA Online Blog


PA Online Students Travel to Yale Campus for Hands-On Training

PA Online students spend the majority of their 28-month program in their home communities, which span from Maine to Hawaii. At the end of their didactic year, however, they gather in New Haven for what is known as an "Immersion Week."

“Inspiring Yale” Honorees Are All Women Faculty Members This Year

The Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) sponsors the event every spring to recognize one “inspiring faculty” member from each of Yale’s graduate and professional schools. The faculty members are nominated by students for being the most inspirational of teachers.

Yale PA Online Class of 2021: White Coat Ceremony

The Yale PA Online class of 2021 received their white coats on March 15, 2019 before transitioning from dedicated classroom learning to hands-on clinical care training during CEED.

Yale PA Online Innovates with Virtual Standardized Patient Exercise

This was the first time YSM students participated in a virtual SP exercise since the Standardized Patient Program was founded at Yale in 1993. It also was the first time the 11 participating SPs had done virtual training.

Yale PA Online Faculty Member Volunteers as a First Responder for Hurricane Michael

Mary Showstark, Yale PA Online faculty member and Hurricane Michael first responder, describes the critical role PAs play on a team in a rescue setting.

Yale PA Online Leads Innovative Virtual Interprofessional Education Event

Coordinating members of a health care team to ensure a patient receives the best care possible can be challenging. Mary Showstark, a faculty member in Yale School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant (PA) Online program, had an idea to meet this need: organize a Virtual Interprofessional Education (VIPE) event.