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What we offer

We are proud to offer Canada’s only graduate-level physician assistant (PA) educational program and a shadowing program for students wishing to pursue formal education as a PA.

Our story

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Current student resources

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The University of Manitoba Master of Physician Assistant Studies has maintained National accreditation since 2010. As of 2021, the program’s accreditation is with Accreditation Canada.

The Physician Assistant Certification Council of Canada (PACCC) has agreed to recognize the graduates of nationally accredited physician assistant programs as eligible for entry to the physician assistant certification examination, provided that the program confirms their ongoing compliance with accreditation requirements.

Faculty and staff

Our team

Our faculty and staff are committed to supporting learners, colleagues and the community. Contact us to learn more about our department and what we have to offer.

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Physician Assistant Studies
260 Brodie Centre, 727 McDermot Avenue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada