Alumni Resources

CWRU PA Program alumni are compassionate, highly competent healthcare providers because of the dedication we put into our educational efforts. We pride ourselves on the fact that our graduates have trained at a number of nationally recognized healthcare systems and often accept positions within these systems.

If you are an alumnus of the CWRU PA Program, please complete this form to enter/update your contact information so it is easier for us to keep in touch! 

We hope you will follow us on LinkedIn and continue to thrive as part of our community

Alumni Newsletter #1- December 2021

Alumni Newsletter #2- March 2022

Alumni Newsletter #3- August 2022

Alumni Job Opportunities

Job searching? The Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Physician Assistant program's strong relationships with our affiliate hospitals makes these institutions the perfect places for our alumni to build their careers. As they begin their job searches, we encourage our students to explore and apply for the open positions at our affiliate hospitals. Additionally, check here occasionally for openings that are sent to us! 

Cleveland Clinic

Interested in applying to work at the Cleveland Clinic?

University Hospitals

Interested in applying to work at University Hospitals?

If you’re a health care professional interested in working for the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System, contact our Human Resources office at 216-791-2300, ext. 42100 216-791-2300, ext. 4210

Professional Licensure Information

Case Western Reserve University's Physician Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).  CWRU graduates who complete the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program are eligible to sit for the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).  Case Western Reserve University's Physician Assistant program satisfies the academic requirements for those credentials and licensure as set forth by the State Medical Board of Ohio. 

Requirements for licensure and endorsement eligibility can vary from state to state. 

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) has a concise breakdown of the requirements for licensure in all 50 states at the following: https://www.aapa.org/download/19739/

NCCPA provides a directory of state licensing boards at the following: https://www.nccpa.net/state-licensing-boards/

For students who wish to practice in a state other than Ohio, please contact the appropriate program director/advisor to discuss if you will need to satisfy additional requirements in that state. 

To find out whether a program satisfies requirements from your home state, please check out this document.