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Physician Assistant Program

Family and Community Medicine administers the Physician Assistant Program, which is located on the Carbondale campus.  The Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine (SOM) Physician Assistant (PA) Program began in 1997 and utilizes a problem-based learning (PBL) format for delivery of its medical curriculum.  The SIU PA Program has been a pioneer in using PBL, simulated patients, innovative evaluation techniques, and clinical mentoring programs.  For more information, click here.