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Physician Assistant Program Admissions Success Seminar

Shenandoah University Health Professions Building
1775 N. Sector Ct.
Winchester, VA 22601

Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 8:30am ET - 4:30pm ET
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1775 N. Sector Ct., Winchester, VA 22601

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Speaker(s)

Dr. Pangela Dawson, Director of the Morehouse School of Medicine PA Program


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The Physician Assistant Program Admissions Success Seminar (PA-PASS)

Though any student interested in a career as a physician assistant is invited to attend, this workshop is specifically tailored to help candidates from populations that are underrepresented in the PA profession. It will include presentations on writing the application narrative, preparing for the interview and planning financial aid. This workshop will be presented by national PA leaders and break-out sessions hosted by successful PA students. Confirmed speakers: 

Dr. Pangela Dawson joined Morehouse School of Medicine in 2017 as the founding director of the PA Program.  She received her PhD from the University of Kentucky. Her current research interests include identifying early indicators for student success and enhancing cultural proficiencies in medical education. Her clinical interests are orthopedic pediatrics and pain management.

Samora Charles, MSPAS, PA-C, MPH is the Senior Director of Planning and Development for PAs of Color.  Her responsibilities include establishing goals and milestones for projects, programs and events and monitoring their progress.  When not working full-time as a PA, she utilizes her story of success to inspire and mentor others to achieve their dreams.

Dr. Donna Murray is Senior Director, Admissions/CASPA at the Physician Assistant Education Association in Washington, DC.  As a physician assistant she specialized in adult primary care and surgical trauma. She is a strong advocate for health care especially for un- and underinsured families. 

When: Saturday, June 4, 2022 beginning 8:30 a.m.
Where: Shenandoah University School of Health Professions, 1775 N. Sector Ct. Winchester, VA
Lunch will be provided

Thanks to the generous support of the nccPA Health Foundation, the cost to participants is only $5.00. 

Interested In Attending This Event?

Additional Registration Information:

PALH is excited to share an upcoming event that might of interest to a future PA student (or even yourself)!

On Saturday, June 4th, the Shenandoah University Physician Assistant Program will host a one-day preparatory workshop titled Physician Assistant Program Admissions Success Seminar (PA-PASS) for PA program candidates! 

This workshop is specifically tailored to help candidates from populations that are underrepresented in the PA profession, but any student interested in a career as a PA is invited to attend, this workshop! 

Featured topics include:

  • writing the application narrative
  • preparing for the interview
  • planning financial aid

This workshop will be presented by national PA leaders and break-out sessions hosted by successful PA students. Dr. Pangela Dawson, Director of the Morehouse School of Medicine PA Program, will be the keynote speaker.

Be sure to register early and save your seat by visiting https://www.su.edu/physician-assistant/physician-assistant-studies/physician-assistant-program-admissions-success-seminar/Through the generous support of the nccPA Health Foundation, the cost to participants is only $5.00, and lunch will be provided.

If you have any questions or need additional information please contact Anthony Miller, M.Ed, PA-C at amiller@su.edu or 540-545-7257

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