Apply to PA Surgical Residency

Dear Prospective Applicant:

Thank you for your interest in the Norwalk Hospital/Yale PA Surgical Residency Program.

The PA Surgical Residency is a 12-month postgraduate certificate program for NCCPA eligible/certified Physician Assistants who will hold at least a Bachelor’s degree by the start of the residency year. To complete your application, please email the following to surpares@nuvancehealth.org by March 15th:

  • Completed application form
  • Current resume
  • A one page typewritten narrative stating why you are interested in becoming a Surgical PA
  • Three current signed professional letters of recommendation – one must be from your PA Program Director, Academic or Clinical Coordinator.

Your references need to email the signed letter directly to surpares@nuvancehealth.org.

Please have them call/email us directly, if they cannot send by email.

  • All College and PA program transcripts (official copies sent directly from the schools) – we strongly recommend electronic transcripts. If schools don’t have e-transcript services, please mail the transcript to the following address – this address is only for transcripts and checks, please do not mail your application.

Admissions Committee
Norwalk Hospital/Yale PA Surgical Residency Program
34 Maple Street, Norwalk, CT 06850

  • Official copy of NCCPA scores (if certified) – sent directly by e-mail from NCCPA
  • Check for $35 payable to “PA Surgical Residency” to cover the application processing fee. Please mail the check to the following address:

Admissions Committee
Norwalk Hospital/Yale PA Surgical Residency Program
34 Maple Street, Norwalk, CT 06850

The application deadline is March 15th each year for September entry to the program. As application files are completed, they will be reviewed and selection will be made for a formal interview. If you have any questions regarding the program and/or the admissions process, please feel free to contact me.

Sincerely,

Richard Cassa, PA-C
Program Director

 

Download the Application Here