PA Students

As of January 5, 2015, the Chattanooga Campus began providing 11 months clinical training to five 2nd year PA Students from the UTCOM Masters in Medical Science Physician Assistant Program, Blocks 1 through 11 each year.


The Physician Assistant Program is based in Memphis under the College of Medicine.  If you are an individual who has an undergraduate degree and interested in the UTCOM PA Program, please contact the program in Memphis at 901.448.8000.  You can also review the PA Program website at  This page provides detailed information about the application procedure, cost, deadlines, pre-requisites, and curriculum.  For questions and additional information please contact us at:


If you are one of the 2nd year PA students assigned to clinical rotations in Chattanooga, please complete the forms on the right hand menu and submit from our website or return to Courtney Orloski, Medical Student Services Specialist, or Pamela Scott, Director of Graduate and Medical Student Education for UT College of Medicine Chattanooga.


(Fax:   423.778.3673 or email


The local contact for the 2nd year PA students rotating in Chattanooga is:


Tara Bennett, PA-C

Chattanooga PA Program Liaison


The PA Program contact is:

Leigh Anne Pickup, MMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA

Assistant Director of Clinical Education

UTHSC PA Program


NOTE:  The form links on this webpage are not for applying to the actual PA Program.


Updated 2/7/2019. 


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