School of Medicine

Physician Assistant Studies - Program


The Donald M. Pedersen
Endowed Leadership Fund

The Leadership fund is established at the University as a way to help encourage and reward exceptional leadership in the Physician Assistant Profession in the Utah Physician Assistant Program in the Department of Family & Preventive Medicine.

Recipients must meet the following requirements:

    1. The recipient must be either a
      1. Full-Time Physician Assistant Student enrolled in the Utah Physician Assistant Studies Program, in any year of study and be in good standing.
      2. Faculty Member enrolled or employed in the Physician Assistant Program
      3. Adjunct or Adjunct Volunteer/Faculty member otherwise known as a “preceptor” within the University of Utah Physician Assistant Program
    2. The recipient must be nominated from other faculty and/or enrolled students and not by application.
      1. Students must have a current FAFSA on file with the Financial Aid Office.

    Award Distribution:

    Awardee(s) will be determined by the Physician Assistant Studies Scholarship Committee on as as needed basis.

    Disclaimer: Please note that a check will not be issued. This award will offset tuition costs for Summer Semester and will reduce financial aid eligibility by the amount of the scholarship.

    Nomination Process

    Please Submit nominations electronically. Nominations are accepted year-round

    For further information please contact:

    Mandy Johnson
    Clinical Coordinator
    University of Utah Physician Assistant Program
    375 Chipeta Way, Suite A
    Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
    801-585-2260 | Mandy.Johnson@hsc.utah.edu