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About Physician Assistant (PA) training

Physician Assistant Training

The Physician Assistant training program is 29 months in length, is open to E4 to E7 and officers with 5 years or less commissioned service. Enlisted personnel are commissioned as Lieutenant junior grades (Temporary Regular) upon graduation, officers continue to be considered for promotion. All requirements for the program, administrative, prerequisites and commissioning - if applicable, can be found on the Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP) FY 2021 Memo.  For all FY20 and future applicants, UNMC has updated their contact email address to CAHPadmissions@unmc.edu.   Please contact the CG Physician Assistant Force / Program Manager here:  HSQ-SMB-CG-Medical-Program-Managers@uscg.mil or (202) 475-5183.


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