Yale School of Medicine PA Online News


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.

Yale PA Online Students Visit Local High Schools to Mark National PA Week

Six members of the Yale School of Medicine Physician Assistant Online Class of 2020 marked National PA Week by visiting a high school in or near their local community and engaging with students about the role of PAs and the path to becoming a PA.

Yale PA Online Students Gain Clinical Experience Early in Program

Dane Davis and Joshua Wageman

Three months into their didactic year, Yale PA Online students begin their Clinical Experience in Early Didactic (CEED), spending four to six hours a week in a health care clinic in their community, under the supervision and mentorship of a preceptor selected and approved by the Yale team.

Yale School of Medicine Hosts Over 400 College Students Interested in Health Profession Careers

More than 400 undergraduates interested in careers in health care, with backgrounds that are underrepresented in many health professions, filled Yale School of Medicine’s (YSM) Harkness Auditorium on July 9 for the Pre-Health Conference and Recruitment Fair.