Lincoln Memorial University

Hear from Our Students


Brenda Johnson, DMS, PA-C
Class of 2019

"…benefits those of us who have a desire to broaden our medical knowledge.”

Zabiullah Nessary, DMS, PA-C

Emergency Medicine

Class of 2019

“I’m glad that all the different fields of medicine have specialists so that we can consult with them. This program has definitely made me a better provider…”

Tigist Opheim, DMS, PA-C
Urgent Care
Class of 2019 

" The program is unique and requires hard work, dedication, and enthusiasm. It is not easy, but it is worth all the hard work you put in to give optimal care to your patients.”

Sonia Rupani, DMS, PA-C
Urgent Care
Class of 2019

The Zoom sessions are very informative, and the information disseminated in Zoom is precious and applicable to the daily clinical practice."

Jennifer Hawkins, PA-C

Emergency Medicine

Class of 2019

One of the main reasons that I wanted to pursue this degree and this particular course plan was so I could become a better clinician and to be able to provide better care to my patient population." "I have realized [after one module], it will in fact make me a better clinician.

Jill Patruno, PA-C

Internal Medicine

Class of 2019

"…this week’s case brought in topics from our GI module and applying this knowledge to work through differentials, diagnosis, and treatment in the full scope of caring for an acutely ill patient.  It is a confidence builder to realize I understand what to do, even in a field and setting I have not worked in.” 

Elizma Mercier, PA-C

General Pediatrics

Class of 2020

" ...this program has taught me to step out of my comfort zone and increase my knowledge/review of more complicated cases... which helped me diagnose [a young child] with post-streptococcal Glomerulonephritis this past Friday!!!  Even my supervising Physician was impressed and once again I am so thankful and grateful to be a student of medicine at a higher level!”


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