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  • EM Physician Assistant - FAQ

    When is the application due?

    The application is due March 1st of each year.

    When does the program begin?

    The program begins during the first week of July annually.

    When can I submit my application for consideration?

    Applications will be accepted from August 1st thru March 1st for the next incoming class. Between March 1st and July 31st no applications will be accepted.

    Do I have to graduate before I can apply?

    No, however, you must graduate by May of the year you would anticipate beginning the program if you were accepted.

    If I am already practicing, do I need to have a letter from my program director from PA School?

    If you graduated more than 2 years ago, then a letter from your program director is not necessary.

    Who should be my references?

    Your references should be a physician/physician assistants who are practicing emergency medicine. If you do not have contact with anyone practicing emergency medicine, please provide a reference from your current place of employment. If you are a student, please ensure at least one reference is from a practitioner in emergency medicine.

    What is the best way to get you my NCCPA scores?

    Please go to the NCCPA website, where there is a place to request that they be emailed. Please email them to schererl@einstein.edu

    What if I have more questions?

    If you have additional questions please email Lynn Scherer, PA-C, Program Director at schererl@einstein.edu Email is the preferred method. A telephone discussion can be arranged through email.