Physician Assistant Studies

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The University of Texas Medical Branch’s Physician Assistant Program is a two-year master’s level degree curriculum that recognizes the emerging status of the PA. The clinical year consist of 48 weeks of clinical education divided into four blocks consisting of four-week rotations. With around 90 students per class, we welcome experienced clinicians to teach our students.

Great Reasons to become a UTMB Preceptor

  • Experience the joy of teaching while giving back to the medical profession
  • Earn Category II CME credits as a preceptor
  • Students bring energy and enthusiasm to your practice
  • Students are a great source for future employees and bring PA visibility to your patients

Spotlight on a UTMB PA Preceptor: Jason Borillo, MS, PA-C

UTMB PA Preceptor-Jason Borillo, MS, PA-C

Where do you practice? Coastal Health & Wellness

How long have you been a UTMB PA Preceptor? I started precepting students in 2007.

What is your favorite thing about being a PA Preceptor? I enjoy seeing how proficient a PA student can become towards the end of a rotation or block. It’s great to see their confidence grow in their skills.

What would you say to other clinicians thinking about becoming a preceptor? I remember the old saying from preceptors in PA school: "See one, do one, teach one." It’s our turn to teach the future generations of clinicians.

 Academic Calendar

Download the PAS 2020-21 calendar in PDF format.

Download the PAS 2021-22 calendar in PDF format.