MEDEX MAGAZINE

Physician Assistants Taking the Lead in Global Health & Education

At the start of their clinical year four MEDEX physician assistant students participated in a global health pilot project and traveled to the Southeast nation of Laos. There, under the sponsorship of the NGO Health Leadership International, they assisted in training their Laotian counterparts, PA students at the College of Health Sciences in Luang Prabang. Months later they reflect on what they gained from this experience, and their growing personal commitment to global health.

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