The University of Lynchburg’s fall concert season kicks off with “Lynchburg: My Hometown,” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in Sydnor Performance Hall.
Master of PA Medicine
Sunny skies and a fresh breeze greeted families on Friday as the University of Lynchburg celebrated 430 master’s and doctoral candidates.
The University of Lynchburg’s Doctor of Medical Science program, or DMSc, has partnered with PA Moms, an inclusive, global organization that supports mothers in the PA medicine community.
The University of Lynchburg’s PA Medicine program was ranked 40th among the Best Graduate Schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The University of Lynchburg’s PA Medicine program was ranked 40th among the 2023 Best Graduate Schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program ranked 179th.
A new scholarship established by the Lynchburg Life Saving Crew will support graduate students pursuing a degree in PA medicine or athletic training. Preference will be given to students who are, or have been, EMTs or paramedics, or who have volunteered in emergency services or EMS.
The University of Lynchburg’s Master of PA Medicine program has a new medical director, effective Jan. 1.
First-year PA Medicine student Adriane Strawn ’24 MPAM had never experienced virtual reality before she enrolled in the Master of PA Medicine program at the University of Lynchburg. Since her first month on campus, however, she and other students in her cohort have been using VR simulations to learn how to treat their future patients.
The University of Lynchburg has a new college. In June, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Allison Jablonski announced the creation of the College of Medical Science. The college will serve as an umbrella for the University’s School of PA Medicine, which houses the Doctor of Medical Science and Master of PA Medicine programs.
The University of Lynchburg has received a $50,000 grant from the Hall-Halliburton Foundation, a Florida-based philanthropic organization that has been making gifts to select charities since 1977. The grant will benefit the University’s Doctor of Medical Science program and Professional Development Institute.
The University of Lynchburg is enhancing its partnership with Community Access Network, a nonprofit health care provider on 5th Street. The collaboration is part of “Lynchburg Tomorrow,” a city-University initiative that will launch later this month.