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Students tackle teambuilding course

The 2021-22 Lincoln Scholars Program students and the Physician Assistant students in the Class of 2023 joined forces on May 29 to complete the Touch of Nature (TON) TEAMS course. They did a great job
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Aspects of a Learner | Lucas Dominic Martinez

Lucas Dominic Martinez - Physician Assistant Program - Class of 2022 Where did you grow up? I was born in the Philippines just south of the capital, Manila. I am the youngest of three siblings and we
Students visit new PA program site in Carbondale

New home, new technology for family medicine and PA training

In August 2019, SIU Medicine unveiled a new state-of-the-art clinic and teaching facility at 300 W. Oak Street in Carbondale, Illinois. The 40,000-square-foot space is now home to SIU Center for

SIU Physician Assistant program to offer doctorate in 2021

SIU School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program will be launching a new Doctor of Medical Science degree program in summer semester 2021, one of only a handful of U.S. medical schools offering
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More PAs may be eligible to join physician teams in rural Illinois

Legislation headed to Gov. Rauner's desk will allow more physician assistants to help doctors in clinics, which will improve access for patients in rural Illinois.

New Physician Assistants Help Ease Health Care Provider Shortage in Rural Illinois

35 learners complete SIU Medicine's Physician Assistant Program

A Seat at the Table

In 1975, the first class graduated from the then just five-year-old SIU School of Medicine. To look at the class photo, two things stand out for those of us looking at it with a 2017 gaze: in this

SIU Physician Assistant Program Celebrates Preceptors of the Year

The Physician Assistant Program Class of 2017 at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Carbondale has selected eight central and southern Illinois physicians, physician assistants and

SIU PA Program National Medical Challenge Bowl Champions

After winning its third consecutive Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants State Medical Challenge Bowl in April, on May 17, the SIU Physician Assistant Program Medical Challenge Bowl team won the