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Aspiring Physician Assistants

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The Physician Assistant profession is an excellent career for highly motivated individuals interested in providing care for patients, including those with cancer.  While MD Anderson does not offer a shadowing program for aspiring Physician Assistants, we provide the following opportunities to college students to learn about Physician Assistants practice and education in the Physician Assistants office.

College Students

This is a part-time internship experience within the Physician Assistants education office for University of Houston Bachelor of Science in Health students, to fulfill their internship requirement. Students may participate in projects related to Physician Assistant student, fellowship and staff education. Students must apply in advance for the semester. This is a competitive appointment.

For information, contact the Physician Assistants office at

PA Careers

Opportunities exist at MD Anderson for PA staff, mid-level supervisors and mid-level managers. 

If you are interested in working for the leader in cancer care with opportunities to advance professional development,  check our current employment opportunities.

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