NPR and The Atlantic Feature UNC-Chapel Hill Physician Assistant Program; Courses Begin January 2016

UNC-Chapel Hill's Department of Allied Health Sciences is home to the university's physician assistant program, which welcomes its inaugural class the week of January 4, 2016.

NPR and The Atlantic Feature UNC-Chapel Hill Physician Assistant Program; Courses Begin January 2016 click to enlarge UNC-Chapel Hill Physician Assistant program students, including Dave Manning (far left), who was featured on WFAE in late December.

UNC-Chapel Hill's Department of Allied Health Sciences is proud to be home to the university's physician assistant program, which is set to start orientation the week of January 4, 2016. Classes begin the following week. 

In advance of orientation week, WFAE reporter Michael Tomsic spoke with Dr. Paul Chelminski, director of the PA program for this news report. The story also features student Dave Manning, who provided medical support during two combat deployments in Iraq. Read a similar news story from The Atlantic.

Learn more about the PA program, including how to apply, here.