Updated Prerequisites

MEDEX Northwest has recently approved changes to both the clinical and academic prerequisites. Applicants planning to apply to either degree (BCHS or […]

Application Cycle

The MEDEX application is now closed for the 2014/2015 cycle! All CASPA and MEDEX supplemental applications submitted before the deadline […]

MEDEX Graduation Video 2014

In August of 2014, 119 students graduated from MEDEX Northwest from across four sites: Seattle, Spokane, Yakima and Anchorage. This short video captures the celebratory moment, when two years of personal sacrifice, intensive study and clinical rotations opens up the profession of physician assistant to these individuals.

New MEDEX “Engagement” Video

What does it take to become a physician assistant? Apart from the basic clinical skills of medicine, one must cultivate […]

MEDEX Seattle Opens New Classroom

On January 6th, the current MEDEX Seattle didactic students returned from winter break to a new classroom, effectively doubling the size of the previous space.

PAs and the ACA

A recently published article in Academic Medicine examines the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act on large medical education programs, including the University of Washington. Entire sections address the critical importance of physician assistants in implementation of the ACA.