Applying to the Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant Residency
- Graduation from a PA Program accredited by the ARC-PA or a NP Program accredited by the CCNE
- Master’s Degree
- National Certification by the NCCPA—New graduates may receive acceptance pending successful completion of the PANCE or FNP-BC
- Current DEA license—Applicants will be considered if eligible for DEA license
- Massachusetts PA licensure or eligibility—Must be licensed within 30 days of the program start
- All applicants must fulfill Baystate’s Appointment Requirements for Emergency Medicine Advanced Practioner Residents.
- The AP Residency is a 12-month post graduate certificate program. The residency begins on July 1. All applicants must be available to start institutional orientation the last week of June.
- Applications will be accepted from December 1, 2018 to February 1, 2019.
The application package consists of:
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Official copies of college and PA Program transcripts sent directly to the program
- Three professional letters of recommendation. For new graduates, one letter must be from your PA Program Director.
- Personal Essay: a one page letter of introduction containing a biography and a statement that describes your reason for pursuing residency training as a physician assistant in Emergency Medicine.
Mail the application package to:
Tara Rivest, Program Administrator
Attn: Michele Schroeder, MD, Program Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
- After all of your information has been received and the application file is complete, your candidacy will be reviewed by our Admissions Committee and selections will be made for a formal interview.
- Interviews are held from February through March.
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