MEDEX Classnotes Winter 2017

We love hearing from our MEDEX Alumni, affirming the good they are doing out in the world. Here we present the firsthand accounts of nineteen MEDEX alumni, all involved in their communities. Whether based in Antarctica or the US Virgin Islands, MEDEX PAs are having an impact.

MEDEX Founder Dr. Richard Smith: Multiply My Hands

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.

Degree Options are Changing at MEDEX

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.

Application Cycle

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, appointed Program Director and Section Head of MEDEX Northwest

Terry Scott, MPA, PA-C, has been appointed to the combined role of Program Director and Section Head of MEDEX Northwest….Read More

MEDEX Course 580 Now Open: Homelessness in Seattle

Starting on January 5th MEDEX will sponsor a 10-week interprofessional  course for UW students in the Health Sciences. Others may participate remotely as all lectures will be live streamed via the MEDEX YouTube Channel. To register and for more details, visit the course website.