A full directory of resources available at Baylor College of Medicine for current students is accessible through the College’s Intranet for those with a Baylor login.

Policies, procedures and guidelines, as well as other information pertinent to students in the PA program, are available online in the School of Health Professions Student Handbook. Additional policies are listed on the Academic Policies website.

The Student Academy of AAPA also offers many resources and opportunities for students to engage with the PA profession

As students begin to consider their next step after graduation, you are encouraged to visit our Job Bank (link to Job Bank) regularly to check for new opportunities. The Baylor College of Medicine Career Development Center also serves as a valuable resource as your plan for your future.

School of Health Professions

The Physician Assistant Program is under the auspices of the Baylor College of Medicine School of Health Professions. Visit the School’s site to learn about other programs offered, academic and support services available to students, view the School of Health Professions Student Handbook, School-related news and events and more.

Research Award

The Joan Wilson Appel Award for Excellence in Clinical Research is established to encourage Physician Assistant students at Baylor College of Medicine to broaden their knowledge of translational medical science and to consider clinical research as part of their future careers. This competitive award aims to encourage PA students to pursue academic careers where scholarship, clinical research and discovery will be part of their ongoing medical practice. The award recognizes superior work by a graduating student as embodied by a final draft manuscript and supporting documentation. Read more about this award. Access the award application