- Jenny Carpenter M ’14
- Hometown: Fairmont, WV
- Major: Physician Assistant Studies
Mount Union’s program doesn’t just focus on the medical aspect of patient care, but also emphasizes the importance of ethics, integrity and responsibility.
Our PA program prepares students to become succesful physician assistants. Our graduates use their knowledge and skills, learned throughout the program, everyday in their field.
What our students have to say about the PA Studies program…
"The didactic phase is an intense and exciting 15 months that tests
|“The Physician Assistant Program is rigorous and challenging, but with
the support of the faculty and each other, we are well prepared to succeed
in the PA profession. It is exciting to know that we will soon begin our
careers in a profession that we love, and that we will continue to be
connected long after graduation as both friends and colleagues.”
-Stacey DiAntonio, Class of 2011
"Mount Union's Physician Assistant Studies Program is part of the big family
|"I really enjoyed my time at Mount Union with my "PA family". Professor Luke and
the other staff members at UMU have been great mentors and were invaluable to my education. I feel well prepared for the PANCE thanks to their tremendous support,
guidance, encouragement, and professionalism. I am excited to say I accepted my
dream job thanks to the contact made through the program. The program has given
me confidence that I will be successful as I begin my PA career."
-Lauren Sirak, Class of 2011
|"The greatest success of our program, in my opinion, lies in the small
class size. Being a smaller program allows us to receive more personalized
attention and create stronger bonds with each other and our faculty. And in
PA school, having classmates that can depend on one another makes a world
-Jamie Serenko, Class of 2011
|"The Mount Union Physician Assistant Program has been both challenging
and rewarding. I feel the faculty and staff have properly prepared me for my
clinical experiences, as well as passing the PANCE. Looking back two years
ago I would have never imagined that I would feel this prepared and excited
to soon be doing what I enjoy on a daily basis."
-Carri Meiler, Class of 2011
"When choosing a PA school to attend, Mount Union was hands down the
|"The past two years have been a whirlwind of experiences, from studying
cadavers at the Cleveland Clinic and juggling five major exams in a week, to
working alongside health care professionals in treating patients in clinical
rotations. All of these experiences were challenging, yet rewarding, especially
as I prepare to transition from student to practitioner. I feel confident that the
experiences afforded to me through the Mount Union program have prepared
me with the knowledge and tools to not only pass the PANCE in the near
future, but also to become a confident and competent practicing PA. Though
being a part of an inaugural class has its advantages and disadvantages, I am
glad that I had the opportunity to learn alongside such a great group of
people that I now call friends, instead of classmates."
-Shannon Quinn, Class of 2011
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