The Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP) is dedicated to the education of students who strive to become competent and caring providers of primary health care services under the supervision of a licensed physician.
Possess a genuine passion to help others, are committed to excellence, have maturity, intellectual curiosity, and a strong desire for lifelong learning.
All officers, warrant officers and enlisted Soldiers are eligible to apply for IPAP. We do not accept civilian applicants.
The PA program length is 29 months. The first 64 weeks is didactic phase in Fort Sam Houston. Phase 2, is a clinical phase for 52 weeks.
The Womack IPAP does not accept resident transfers from other programs once the academic year begins.
The IPAP curricula is developed and implemented in accordance Army educational and credentialing requirements.
Accreditation Standards, per Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).
Educational Blueprint, per the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA.)
Competencies for the PA profession, as approved by AAPA, PAEA, NCCPA, and ARC-PA.
The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Interservice Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Army Medical Center of Excellence. Accreditation-Continued represents an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program remains in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.
As an ARC-PA accredited program, all IPAP graduates are eligible to sit for the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants National Certification Examination (NCCPA PANCE). Upon successfully passing this initial certification examination, the graduate PA will be able to apply for initial clinical privilege.
Internal Medicine Rotation
Emergency Medicine Rotation
Family Practice/Outpatient Medicine Rotation
Clinical Elective Rotation
Only Military applicants are accepted
Army applicants that hold professional credentials (68W`s, 68C`s, etc.) must have completed all CEU`s required for upcoming re-certification period prior to course arrival.
Meet security clearance requirements
Under age 42 by commissioning
Meet medical standards for commissioning into the military services after both phase 1 and 2
All applicants must have completed the following:
A minimum of 60 semester hours, with emphasis in science course work
Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT)
Basic Life Support (with current card)
Prospective students may select the link below to access application guidelines and example documents.
2817 Reilly Road
Fort Bragg, NC 28310