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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: Dr. Hussein in League City
Where do you practice? League City Family Clinic
How long have you been a UTMB PA Preceptor? I started precepting students in 2018.
What is your favorite thing about being a PA Preceptor?
- Working as a clinician is gratifying and sometimes emotionally challenging. Preceptorship is one way to reconnect a passion for health care.
- My ability
to offer positive and negative feedback in a constructive way Preceptorship benefits all participants: the students, patients, and preceptors.
What would you say to other clinicians thinking about becoming a preceptor? Being a preceptor shapes students’ careers by teaching a new generation of students through unique knowledge and experiences.