With a strong background in women’s health, EMT and the Peace Corps, MEDEX clinical year student Sam Harmon finds that the path to becoming a physician assistant suits her non-linear personality just fine. She has a passion for working with the underserved, making her a MEDEX Northwest mission fit. We visit with Sam during her family medicine preceptorship in rural Smokey Point, WA under Dr. Linda Vorvick.
In his lifetime, Dr. Richard Smith has made significant contributions to US healthcare. Most notable were his efforts to desegregate thousands of US hospitals during the Lyndon Johnson administration, and the founding of the MEDEX Northwest physician assistant training program at the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1969. In this 2-part story, we look back on Smith’s inspirational career and achievements.
The MEDEX Tacoma site, which has been offering the bachelor’s degree program since it opened in 2013, will join the Anchorage campus as a hybrid site in the upcoming 2017-2018 application cycle. This means that qualifying applicants for the master’s degree option will now have the ability to train in Tacoma.
The 2016/2017 application cycle is now closed. The MEDEX application is now closed for the 2016/17 cycle! All CASPA and…Read More
Terry Scott, MPA, PA-C, has been appointed to the combined role of Program Director and Section Head of MEDEX Northwest….Read More
Since 1969 MEDEX Northwest has been committed to medics and corpsmen transitioning from the military to become PAs in the…Read More