University of South Dakota Physician Assistant Program Highly Rated
Physician assistant emerged as a health care profession in the 1970s and have become an increasingly important aspect of health care expertise in the United States. The PA program at USD was established in 1993, and it has produced more than 450 physician assistants. Many USD educated physician assistants are practicing in rural areas of South Dakota.
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The University of South Dakota will host the official groundbreaking of the new School of Health Sciences building Thursday, April 1 at 1 p.m. in the Andrew E. Lee Memorial Medicine and Science Building parking lot, at the intersection of Dakota and Clark Streets.
Wade Nilson, Ed.D, M.P.A.S., PA-C, chair of the Physician Assistant Studies Program at the University of South Dakota, has been selected to serve as a commissioner on the national Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).
Betty Hulse, M.S., clinical coordinator and associate professor in the Physician Assistant Studies department at the University of South Dakota, has been appointed to the national Physician Assistant Exam Development Board. Hulse and other board members develop clinical examinations for physician assistant students.