MEDEX MAGAZINE

Unique Challenges in Urgent Care Medicine

Patients who present to urgent care are likely unknown to the medical staff, and often bring cultural beliefs and ethical values that differ from those of the provider. MEDEX alumni Arash Mirzaie details one such an encounter, and how he referenced his own immigrant background to achieve a patient-centered shared decision-making process of care.

Application Cycle

The 2016/2017 application cycle is now open! The application deadline for the 2016/2017 application cycle is October 1st, 2016. The…Read More

MEDEX Degree Options Have Changed in Spokane and Anchorage!

In 2021, PA education will be undergoing a change nationally. At this time, all PA programs must grant master’s degrees at the completion of the program. With this shift coming in just a few years, MEDEX is taking steps to meet this change.

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

New MEDEX Veterans Video

Since 1969 MEDEX Northwest has been committed to medics and corpsmen transitioning from the military to become PAs in the…Read More

John Betz, PA-C, retires after 44 Years

In 1967, John Betz was a recruited by Dick Smith to train for a new category of mid-level practitioners at MEDEX. During his preceptorship phase, Betz was assigned to rural clinic in Othello, WA where he remained in practice for 44 years. This digital story captures Betz’s life and career in words, photos and video. Go to http://goo.gl/u5Z75R