Physician Assistant

Student Orientation

PA Orientation Schedule

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Time

Location

Activity

Representative

8:00 am

Roper Auditorium

Check-In

Rose Mwayungu, Admissions Manager

Kathleen Razon, Administrative Support Coordinator

Stephanie Powell,  Administrative Support Coordinator

Tanisha Jones,  Administrative Support Coordinator

8:15 – 8:45 am

Roper Auditorium

 Coffee & Juice

Welcome

Parking Q&A

 Thomas Parish, PA-C, DHSc, Program Director

Kimberly Dempsey, MPA, PA-C Associate Program Director

 Linda Lopez, Parking Coordinator, EVMS Auxiliary Support Services

8:45 – 11:30 am

 Roper Auditorium/

Basic Sciences Classroom

 Student IDs

Locker Combinations

Syncing Electronic Devices

Parking Passes

Campus Tours

IT/ Computers

 Human Resources Department

PA Program Staff

 

Linda Lopez, Parking Manager

Class of 2015

Student Computing Center

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

PA Classroom
HTL 355

Welcome Luncheon

Introduction of Faculty & Staff

 **Box Lunch Provided by EVMS**

 1:00 – 1:15 pm

 PA Classroom
HTL 355

 Dean, School of Health Professions Welcome

 

Dr. C. Donald Combs, Vice President and Dean, School of Health Professions

 

1:15 – 1:40 pm

 

Break

 

 

1:40 – 2:10 pm

 

PA Classroom
HTL 355

 

Honor Code

Disability Services


 

Honor Council Representative

Michael Solhaug, MD, Advisor and Coordinator of Medical Admissions & Enrollment

2:15 – 2:45 pm

 

PA Classroom
HTL 355

 Financial Services

 Rachel Moore, CPA Controller

Tameka Porter, Supervisor Accounts Receivable

2:45 – 3:00 pm

 

Break

 

 

3:00 – 4:00 pm

 

PA Classroom
HTL 355

 

Financial Aid

 

 Margaret Murphy, Director of Financial Aid

Michelle Byers, Assoc. Director of Financial Aid

Kim Botdorf, Financial Aid Counselor

 4:00 pm

 

 Dismissal

 

 

 

 

Friday, January 3, 2014

Time

Location

Activity

Representative

8:00 – 8:50 am

 

PA Classroom

HTL 355

Exam Soft Training

Brielle Ashley, Media Manager/Distance Learning & Clinical Embryology and Andrology

9:00 – 9:30 am

PA Classroom
HTL 355

Student Wellness

Student Health Insurance

 

Aimee Bader, Assistant Director, Benefits

 

9:30 – 9:45 am

PA Classroom
HTL 355

Student Mental Health

 

Richard Handel, PhD, Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

9:45 – 10:00 am

10:00 – 10:15 am

PA Classroom
HTL 355

Primary Care

Phoenix Committee Representative

10:00 – 10:15 am

PA Classroom
HTL 355

Phoenix Committee

Phoenix Committee Representative

10:15 – 10:30 am

 

Break

 

 

10:30 – 11:30 am

 

PA Classroom
HTL 355

Student Handbook

Thomas Parish, PA-C, DHSc, Program Director

Kimberly Dempsey, MPA, PA-C Associate Program Director

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

PA Classroom
HTL 355

Student Affairs

Academic Enhancement Services

Student Affairs Representative

Allison Knight, PhD, Director of Academic Services

12:00 – 1:00 pm

 

Lunch on your own

**Pizza Lunch Provided by EVMS**

1:00 – 1:30 pm

PA Classroom
HTL 355

Overview of the Didactic Year

and

The Clinical Year

Kimberly Dempsey, MPA, PA-C, Associate Program Director

Angela Conrad, MPA, PA-C, Associate Director of Clinical Education

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1:30 – 2:00 pm

PA Classroom
HTL 355

Diversity

Mekbib Gemeda, Vice President Diversity and Inclusion

2:00 – 3:00 pm

PA Classroom
HTL 355

Student Handbook

Closing Remarks

Thomas Parish, PA-C, DHSc, Program Director

Kimberly Dempsey, MPA, PA-C Associate Program Director

3:00 pm

 

 

Dismissal

 

Friday, January 10, 2014

Time 

LocationActivityDetails
4:00 pm

Harrison Opera House
160 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23510

PA White Coat Ceremony

Students must RSVP for the PA White Coat Ceremony by Monday, January 6, 2014.
RSVP here.