News, Events & Important Dates

ADMISSIONS

The next application cycle will be April 27, 2017– July 1, 2017 through CASPA (https://portal.caspaonline.org/) for enrollment in January 2018. Candidates will be accepted by way of rolling admissions.

The Tufts PA Program only enrolls students in January.

 

INFORMATION SESSIONS

Faculty and staff of the TUSM PA Program will present an overview of the program and admissions requirements.  Members of the faculty will be available to answer questions concerning the coursework, clinical rotations, and requirements for admission. Below is a list of upcoming Information Sessions. In the meantime, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section of our website or email questions to paprogram@tufts.edu.

Parking is available in the Tufts Medical Center garage at 274 Tremont Street. Leaving the garage toward Washington Street (parallel to Tremont St.) enter Tufts Medical Center at 800 Washington Street.  Behind the information desk follow the stairs to the lower level to Wolff Auditorium. Be sure to bring your parking ticket with you to the session to get it stamped for a discount.

MBTA: 800 Washington St. is across from the Tufts Medical Center T stop on the Orange Line.

 

STUDENTS IN THE NEWS

Students Kelli Ellis, Jen Schaeffer, and Abby Picard were invited to present posters at the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) 2016 New England Regional Meeting. Please see below for a list of the projects they presented:

Kelli Ellis- "The Combative Patient"

Jen Schaeffer- "Tackling the Complexities of Menopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy (MHT)"

Abby Picard- "PSA Screening in Men with a Family History of Prostate Cancer"

 

Important Dates for Students: 2017

Clinical:

  • Call Back Days: 2/3, 3/3, 3/31, 4/28, 5/26, 6/30, 7/28, 9/2, 9/29, 11/3, 12/15
  • OSCEs: 11/1-11/2
  • Holidays: 5/29-6/2 & 7/31-8/4 & 11/22-11/24

Didactic:

  • PackRat Exam: 11/21
  • Clinical Orientation: 12/15
  • Holidays: 1/16, 2/20, 4/17, 4/24-4/28, 5/29, 7/4, 8/14-8/25, 9/4, 10/9, 11/22-11/24, 12/18-1/2/18

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