MEDEX Tacoma Foot Project

Since 2014, the physician assistant students of the MEDEX Northwest Tacoma site have sponsored a homeless health project in partnership with Urban Grace Church. The objectives are simple: healthcare professionals tend to the feet of people who spend much of their days walking on the streets. MEDEX students get to practice their skills and provide care to those most in need. In this 9-minute video we gain intimate insight into individuals that we might otherwise pass by.

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

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