Physician Assistant student earns national foundation scholarship

John Nguyen, Morsani College of Medicine Physician Assistant Program class of 2019.

John Nguyen, second-year Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) Physician Assistant Program student, recently earned a $1,000 Physician Assistant Foundation scholarship.  John was the first MCOM PA program student to receive the scholarship.  He one of 37 students chosen from more than 630 applicants nationwide to receive a PA Foundation scholarship for the 2018 cycle. PA Foundation scholarships support students who demonstrate a passion for the profession and health care-related community service.  Recipients are selected based on several criteria, including their understanding of the PA role within the health care team.