Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant


The mission of the UMKC’s PA program is to educate competent, compassionate, and culturally-aware Physician Assistants who are prepared to meet the healthcare needs of our community.

This cannot be accomplished without the expertise and devotion that our preceptors impart on our students throughout their clinical year.

This page will provide resources and answers to your questions about being a preceptor of UMKC PA students. Follow the links below to the information needed to help train the next generation of PAs. On behalf of UMKC’s PA program, we are thankful for your time and commitment to the training of its PA students.

Why Become A Preceptor >>

Learn the benefits of precepting at UMKC, from CME credits to impacting the future generation of PA’s.

Preceptor Responsibilities and Guidelines >>

Learn the responsibilities and guidelines of our preceptors

Clinical Role of the Student >>

Learn what you can expect of our PA students

Preceptor Resources >>

Validated resources to improve your precepting abilities. Clinical teaching strategies and practical tips can help preceptors maintain clinical productivity while integrating a student into the clinical setting.

Forms and Documents >>