Training for when seconds count Emergency Medicine PA Residency

Apply for PA Residency

The Johns Hopkins Postgraduate Emergency Medicine Residency for Physician Assistants (PA) is an 18-month postgraduate training program.

The program prepares qualified PAs with the evidence-based knowledge, technical skills, and critical thinking abilities required to provide multi-disciplinary and compassionate emergency medicine care.

Why Apply to the Johns Hopkins Emergency Medicine PA Residency Program?


Founded in 2007 as the first civilian clinically-based program of its kind, our program combines didactic instruction and practical training to prepare you for the rigorous demands of emergency medicine.

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PAs have a long history of respected clinical leadership on our campus. Our residents are fully integrated with care teams alongside faculty, advanced practice providers, physician residents and fellows.

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Apprentice-style Learning

Within our intentional learning environment, including close relationships with mentors, you will gain hands-on experience while providing excellent patient care. 

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Clear Goals

Our residency milestones are made in alignment with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) guidelines. We challenge our residents every day to propel them forward, ensuring they continually grow higher-level skills.

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Past Emergency Medicine PA Residents

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Faculty Leadership

Mary Masterson, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

Program Director

Mary Masterson, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

Nicole Heidenreich, MSPAS, PA-C

Assistant Program Director

Nicole Heidenreich, MSPAS, PA-C

Jonathan Hansen, M.D., MBA

Medical Director

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Johns Hopkins Residency | An Inside Perspective

Thinking about doing your residency training in Baltimore, but unsure what life in Baltimore is really like? Hear what four residents have to say and get an inside perspective of residency life at Johns Hopkins.

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