Physician AssistantStudent Clinical Placement

Start your physician assistant career here.

For decades, physician assistant students have rotated at Aurora Health Care – a great place for your physician assistant clinical experiences.

Welcome Students

Aurora has an established academic history with teaching hospitals, numerous academic affiliations and university faculty adjunct preceptors. With more than 33,000 employees, Aurora stretches from the Green Bay area to the northern Chicago suburbs.

Placement locations can range from major metro Milwaukee hospital locations to small community health centers. Ambulatory clinic placements could be in urban, suburban or rural settings. Rotations include:

  • Cardiology
  • Emergency medicine
  • Family medicine
  • General surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Health care quality
  • Integrative medicine
  • Internal medicine
  • OB-GYN
  • Orthopedics
  • Osteopathic manipulative medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Sports medicine
  • Women's health

Core Academic Partners

Our off-site hospitals and clinics proudly serve as clinical campuses for our core academic partners:

Application Process

Physician assistant students seeking placement should complete the Physician Assistant Student Application [PDF] and return it to Paul Westerman. Students from our core academic partners will be given priority.

Student Resources

Clinician Student Services is dedicated to making sure that students gaining clinical experiences at Aurora are valued, supported and given every opportunity for success. We offer health and wellbeing services, help with housing and ways to get involved in the community.

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Contact the Program

Connect with a Clinician Student Services coordinator today.

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Visiting Students

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Student Resources

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