MSPAS Clinical Preceptors

Change the future of healthcare by inviting the next generation of PAs to learn from you.

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Dominican University of California is seeking healthcare practitioners with experience, enthusiasm, character, and great interpersonal skills to serve as preceptors, mentors, and positive role models for students in our Master of Science Physician Assistant Studies Program. Five-week clinical rotations are required in the following specialties: 

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Women's Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Surgery

Dominican Preceptor Benefits

In addition to participating in building a stronger healthcare system in the US, Dominican preceptor benefits include:

  • Dominican University of California Honorary Teaching Fellow Appointment with the option to provide guest lectures
  • Category 1 and/or Category 2 CME credits
  • Access to Dominican amenities such as the sports facilities, pool, libraries as well as complimentary event tickets
  • First access to recruit outstanding PAs

Interested in becoming a preceptor? Contact Dr. Jacob Adkinson at or (415) 482-2418.

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Dominican University of California Master of Science PA Studies Program sponsored by Dominican University of California. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.

Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be March 2032. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy. The program’s accreditation history can be viewed on the ARC-PA website at