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.

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.