The Physician Assistant Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is guided by our mission to educate professionals committed to the delivery of comprehensive health care in a culturally and ethnically sensitive manner. We place an emphasis on primary health care for populations and regions in need. We invite you to learn more about our mission, vision and our work to create a culture of anti-racism in our learning community and beyond. Explore the five distinct PA program tracks, the application process, and why a degree from UW-Madison will prepare you for excellence in education, patient care and service.


Thinking of applying to our program? Review these resources to learn more about the UW-Madison PA program application process, admissions requirements and prospective student advising.
Our five unique program tracks are built on the foundation of modular systems-based training with integrated interprofessional activities and opportunities for electives.
Our people
People are the heart of our program. Faculty, staff and students support each other personally, professionally and academically. Learn more about your mentors and peers.


Information and resources based on our continued compliance with the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) standards.
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Our faculty and staff are ready to answer questions about the program, admissions and the PA profession.