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Departmental programs

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.

Current student resources

Find up-to-date information and study resources.


Effective July 6, 2016, the Canadian Medical Association Committee on Program Accreditation awarded the University of Manitoba Master of Physician Assistant Studies a six-year accreditation status.

The Physician Assistant Certification Council of Canada (PACCC) has agreed to recognize the graduates of CMA accredited PA programs as eligible for entry to the PA certification examination, provided that programs confirm their ongoing compliance with previous accreditation requirements.

Faculty and staff

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