Fanning is passionate about building lasting connections with patients across generations. With the support of OHSU's faculty and the nurturing learning environment, she earned her Physician Assistant degree. Now, she's ready to practice rural family medicine and make those connections a reality.

Welcome to the OHSU Physician Assistant Program

The Physician Assistant Program offers a 26-month, full-time course of study leading to a Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. Our Mission is to serve as a model of excellence in physician assistant education by preparing graduates to provide patient-centered, evidence-based, and culturally appropriate health care to diverse populations, and to promote lifelong learning, leadership, and service. We value diversity in backgrounds, experiences and perspectives and strive to meet the healthcare needs of communities in Oregon and beyond.

PA Program Mission Statement