Department Overview

The Physician Assistant Studies (PAS) Department is committed to transforming patient care through equitable, evidence and team-based, patient-centered care. To this end, the department is dedicated to providing exceptional educational opportunities to develop future clinicians. Department faculty, staff and students have a strong record of professional service, advocacy and leadership and seek to enhance health care delivery through research and scholarship.

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies (PAS) is housed within the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences and has close ties to the Milken Institute School of Public Health. With proximity to the United States Congress, the White House, and many major medical professional organizations, the Department provides a truly unique opportunity for students and faculty to learn about and impact health care policy and practice issues facing our country.