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Focused on Human Impact

Award-winning and internationally recognized faculty and staff prepare you to become a highly qualified physician assistant ready to serve as a future leader in the delivery of health care, patient education and professional service. Pitt’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies is deeply committed to graduating a workforce of diverse and inclusive certified PAs to serve our communities here in our city, across the nation and around the world.

By instilling a lifelong desire for continued learning and scholarly productivity, our alumni contribute to advances and advocacy in the profession long after graduation. Together, our faculty, staff, students and alumni help shape PA professional research that informs the science, delivery and administration of health care reaching patients everywhere.