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Visiting Instructor - AZ - Physician Assistant Fellowship

Employer
Midwestern University
Location
Glendale, AZ

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Position Type
Postdoc
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

The Midwestern University PA Program offers a 12-month, full-time, paid, Postgraduate Academic Fellowship for Physician Assistants at the rank of Visiting Instructor.  The Fellowship curriculum, which blends didactic instruction, self-directed learning, application, and evaluation, is designed to provide Fellows with the education and skills necessary to effectively transition from clinical practice to academia. Upon successful completion of the Fellowship, graduates are awarded a certificate of completion from the Midwestern University College of Health Sciences, Physician Assistant Program. The certificate provides recognition of postgraduate education and academic preparation for a position as a PA Program faculty member.

The didactic and self-directed learning components of the Fellowship include instruction and assignments related to educational theory, instructional design, student issues, leadership and administration, and delivery of clinical education. Fellows apply acquired knowledge and skills throughout the course of the curriculum by participating in faculty responsibilities within the didactic and clinical phases of the PA Program. These responsibilities include developing and delivering didactic lectures, conducting small groups, implementing course design, creating performance metrics to assess learning, participating on committees, engaging in clinical site development, and completing a scholarly project. Fellows demonstrate completion of the curriculum by creating an academic portfolio, completing a capstone project, and submitting a scholarly work for consideration for publication or presentation.

Interviews will be conducted during the months of May through July 2024, with an anticipated start date of fall of 2024.

Qualifications:

Applicants seeking a Fellowship position must possess the following qualifications:
(1) graduation from an ARC-PA accredited PA Program
(2) NCCPA certification and Arizona licensure (or eligibility for licensure)
(3) master's degree in PA Studies or a related field
(4) minimum of one year of clinical experience as a Physician Assistant 

Applicants are also required to submit the following:

  1. A cover letter
  2. Three letters of recommendation
  3. A personal statement
  4. Resume
  5. Transcripts from the PA Program attended

For inquiries please contact: 

Amber Herrick, PA-C and Eve Hoover, PA-C

Co-Directors of the Fellowship

Physician Assistant Program, College of Health Sciences

Midwestern University

19555 N 59th Ave

Glendale, AZ 85308-6814

email: aherri@midwestern.edu and ehoove@midwestern.edu

 

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/).  Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.

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