Aspiring Physician Assistants

PA at work

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 college students the opportunity to learn about Physician Assistants practice and education in the Office of Physician Assistant Education.

College Students

This is a part-time internship experience within the Office of Physician Assistant Education. 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 Office of Physician Assistant Education 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.