2021 MEDEX Northwest Student Scholarship Winners

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 MEDEX Student Scholarships. There are eight scholarship categories, each named after an individual of particular importance to the MEDEX Northwest PA program. Meet this impressive bunch of MEDEX students.

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 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.

Success in the Face of Challenge: The MEDEX Kona Campus Ends the Year Strong

The challenges of getting MEDEX Northwest’s newest campus in Kona, HI approved and underway would have been significant in any year. But to have pulled it off in this most difficult of years has made it particularly so, there’s little doubt. Let’s review the milestones that have gotten us here to this place of success and hope for the future.


MEDEX Responds to COVID-19

The Coronavirus presents an unusual challenge with a lot of extra stress that all of us are experiencing in one way or another. This is surely true at MEDEX Northwest, especially when there are so many things that are beyond the program’s control. We are responsible for the education of the next generation of PAs in this region. Read More


MEDEX Information Sessions are Now Open!

MEDEX Northwest hosts information sessions each year where applicants have the opportunity to learn about the program and admissions process. Dates, times and locations are posted under Applicants/Information Sessions once they are scheduled. 
MEDEX Application Cycle   
The MEDEX application cycle launches annually on May 1st with a deadline of September 1st.  
Visit Applicants/Apply to MEDEX to learn more about the the application process.