Rush University Physician Assistant Student Society


The purpose of the student society shall be to serve as the official organization for the students of the Rush University Physician Assistant Studies Program, to promote academic achievement and clinical excellence, and to promote the physician assistant as a member of the health care delivery team.

The mission of the Rush University Physician Assistant Studies Program is to train qualified general and advanced practice physician assistants to practice medicine with competence, professionalism and compassion driven by academic excellence in scholarship, research and a spirit of service to the community.

This society’s goal is to increase the awareness and understanding of both Rush University’s PA program and the profession. Our goal will be met by seeking and maintaining leadership positions throughout the university, actively participating in academic events, and adopting a strong commitment to community service.

Contact Information

President: Thomas Koch
Vice President: Patricia Pascual
Advisor: Jessica Vlaming, PA-C, Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education