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.
Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Our program consists of 96 weeks of medical education in a nationally accredited program. The comprehensive curriculum prepares medical generalists to be adaptable to any clinical environment, including primary health care, specialty practice, consulting or hospital-based roles.
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Current student resources
Find up-to-date information and study resources.
Read regulatory information for graduate programs at the University of Manitoba.
Review the Entrustable Professional Activity (EPA) for Physician Assistants.
Physician Assistants for Research Scholarship and Education in Canada
Physician Assistants for Research, Scholarship, Education in Canada (PARSEC) is an association of individuals with a shared vision and commitment to Canadian PA Research, Scholarship and Education.
Canadian Association of Physician Assistants - Association canadienne des adjoints au médecin
The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants is a nationally incorporated bilingual professional association that advocates on behalf of its members.
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 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