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Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program and learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.

  • 05.11.2023

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has again been recognized as one of the best medical schools in the nation, ranking 13th among research-oriented institutions, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. 

  • 12.02.2022

    Five physician assistant students have been awarded scholarships from the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program.

  • 08.30.2022

    Feinberg’s Education-Centered Medical Home program allows medical students to provide continuous, primary care to underserved and diverse patient populations, and to help them better understand chronic conditions in a variety of clinical settings.

  • 07.25.2022

    A team of students in the Physician Assistant (PA) program competed in a “challenge bowl” competition at the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) national conference.

  • 07.01.2022

    Rosalia Garcia and Kristin Brennan, students in the PA Program, lead the Shades of Purple program, a bimonthly discussion group that covers the intricacies of care for differently abled or diverse patients.

  • 06.01.2022

    Members of Feinberg’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program were honored during their commencement ceremony on May 6, receiving their Master of Medical Science degrees. The 36 graduates of the Class of 2022 gathered on campus in person to celebrate their achievements.

  • 12.07.2020

    The racial, ethnic and economic inequities of America have been thrown into sharp relief by the unequal burden of the COVID-19 pandemic. Coupled with a summer of activism for those same inequities, these crises were a call to action for Rosalia Garcia, a first-year student in the Physician Assistant (PA) Program.

  • 06.28.2019

    Northwestern University Physician Assistant Program students and faculty advisors partnered with the NCCPA Health Foundation and the “Children Teaching Children” program to teach an oral health education program to teen mentors, who in turn led educational sessions for elementary school students.

  • 05.15.2019

    Second-year physician assistant students showcased reviews of clinical literature at the annual Physician Assistant Program’s capstone presentations, the finale to their second and final year of Feinberg education.

  • 04.30.2019

    More than 500 alumni and guests, including graduates of the Northwestern PA Program, gathered at Alumni Weekend to reminisce about their time at Northwestern, catch up with former classmates and learn about the latest developments at the medical school.

  • 09.11.2018

    Courtney Browne, PAS-2, attended Illinois Academy Physician Assistant (IAPA) Lobby Day, where she wrote about her visit to the capital for the IAPA Insider newsletter.

  • 10.18.2017

    Feinberg’s Physician Assistant (PA) program took part in National PA Week October 6 through 12, an annual celebration recognizing PAs’ contributions to patient care and raising awareness of the profession.

  • 10.04.2017

    Medical, nursing, physician assistant and physical therapy students teamed up during a recent interactive training session.

  • 08.08.2017

    Three Northwestern Medicine hospitals have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its 2017-18 Best Hospitals rankings.

  • 06.05.2017

    On Saturday, May 13, the 29 members of the Physician Assistant (PA) Program’s Class of 2017 filed into Thorne Auditorium with family and friends to receive their Master of Medical Science degrees.

  • 10.04.2016

    While exceptional teaching takes place every day at the medical school, Feinberg’s annual Medical Education Day conference gives students, faculty and staff a chance to pause and specifically recognize those efforts in a gathering dedicated to the celebration and advancement of medical education.

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