Direct line: +44 (0)203 075 1743 Email: [email protected] Direct line: +44 (0)203 075 1723 Email: [email protected] Members of the Faculty of Physician Associates benefit from a number of services specifically tailored to your needs. Candidates unable to take the exam will need to request a withdrawal from the exam, and then re-apply for the desired sitting of the exam when the appropriate application period opens. Assistant Professor in the Physician Associate Program, Department of Medicine; Faculty Director, Research Education, General Internal Medicine; Faculty Director, Workforce Development and Research Core, Equity Research and Innovation Center (ERIC), General Internal Medicine Members of the faculty are part of a professional membership body campaigning for progress and change in the profession, advising government, and taking part in national debates on medical, clinical and public health issues. * candidates may be allocated to any weekday during the clinical assessment period, and should take this into consideration before submitting their application. For specific media enquiries, please contact: Communications team Direct line: +44 (0)203 075 1258   Email: [email protected], For media enquiries out of hours:  Mobile: +44 (0)7896 416409, Twitter: @FPARCP Facebook: www.facebook.com/fparcp, Copyright © Royal Colleges of Physicians 2020. KSS School of Physician Associates is a collaborative project which supports the development of Physician Associates across Kent, Surrey and Sussex in the UK. Our aim is to deliver examinations with as little disruption to candidate preparation as possible. No, exam registration cannot be deferred to a later date, and  payment cannot be carried over to a future exam. Candidates that need to re-sit one component of the exam must complete the registration form and select the appropriate component. All candidates must register online for the physician associate certification exam and the physician associate recertification exam. The written exam will take place on the 14 January 2021. Mix of Physician Associates … The Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register (PAMVR) is held exclusively by the Faculty of Physician Associates (FPA), and allows employers to check whether an applicant or employee is a fully qualified and approved physician associate. If you have a comment, suggestion or general question, please let us know by emailing [email protected].. Due to confidentiality concerns, our physicians will not respond to requests about specific patient conditions or provide consultations via email. Can I defer my registration to another exam sitting? The RCP assessment unit reserves the right to review the examination fees periodically. This fee is set and charged by the Faculty of Physician Associates at the Royal College of Physicians, and is likely to apply to all Physician Associates students throughout the country. Year 1 student to staff ratio approximately 9:1. Allocated OSCE dates will be allocated to candidates as soon as possible once eligibility is confirmed by universities. This is set by the Faculty of Physician Associates at the Royal College of Physicians in London. The National Association for Physician Associates in the UK. January-February 2021 examinations. An automated email receipt will not be sent, email confirmation will be sent separately within one business day of your application being submitted. Candidates may be allocated to any of the advertised dates during the assessment period they apply for. Any candidate who is not eligible for the national examination will have their application withdrawn and any examination fees paid refunded. Refunds will be provided upon receipt of the appropriate medical evidence to support a candidate’s withdrawal request. The registration link will open approximately two months prior to component 1 written exam. This will include offering the OSCE examination between the dates of 25 January – 12 February 2021. If students are required to repeat the National Assessment they may be required to pay a further fee for each attempt. This evidence is required, under membership of the FPA, to be documented in the members' RCP CPD diary. We remain committed to ensuring spaces are available to all candidates who are eligible to sit the PA national examination. Monday 25 January 2021 to Friday 12 February 2021*, Monday 17 May 2021 to Friday 28 May 2021*, Monday 20 September 2021 to Friday 8 October 2021*. Copyright © Royal Colleges of Physicians 2020. We are pleased to confirm that Physician Associate national certification examinations will run during January-February 2021 dependent on the impact of COVID-19, and in accordance with the latest policies on travel, social distancing and infection control. The Faculty of Physician Associates provides professional support to physician associates across the UK. The national examination fee is £550; PA national written examination fee is £175, PA national OSCE examination fee is  £375. We are pleased to confirm that Physician Associate national certification examinations will run during January-February 2021 dependent on the impact of COVID-19, and in accordance with the latest policies on travel, social distancing and infection control. Since 2018, our students have had a 100% pass rate for the written element of the assessment. Formerly known as UKAPA It is therefore important on registering to sit the national examination that candidates provide an up to date and accessible email address. These include support in your continuing education, career development, and increased opportunities to be involved in the development of the profession. Please note registration for an exam is not confirmed until the RCP assessment unit receives official notification from each university that a candidate has completed the mandatory requirements of the university’s programme and is therefore eligible to sit the national exam. Highly experienced Physician Associate as full-time Course Director. All physician associates are currently required to complete 50 hours of CPD per year. All our alumni have gone on to work as physician associates in primary and secondary care settings, specialising in areas including acute medicine, emergency healthcare and neurology. However, some format changes may be necessary to ensure that we continue to ensure the safety of all involved in the delivery of our examinations. How do I register for the national examinations? The Faculty of Physician Associates requires documented evidence of members CPD as an essential component of the information needed to remain on the PAMVR. Any changes or amendments that are made will be communicated to candidates via email as far in advance of any examination day as possible. COVID-19 and Assessments update. Faculty of Physician Associates, London, United Kingdom. Requests for withdrawal from an examination should be made in writing to [email protected]. Members of the FPA are part of a professional membership body campaigning for progress and change in the profession, offering advice to the government, and taking part in national debates on medical, clinical and public health issues. Regular timetable of esteemed visiting lecturers from the UK and the USA. Feedback. These locations are decided based on projected graduating numbers given to us from universities. 3K likes. We continue to finalise our plans for delivery of the examinations in January and February 2021. Please do not hesitate to contact the Assessment Unit if you have any queries. Payment links for each component will be sent out separately to candidates once the application period has closed. Application Period – January/February 2021. The Faculty of Physician Associates It provides professional support to physician associates across the UK. The written exam is held in a number of locations across the United Kingdom. Registrations for the January/February 2021 diet of the physician associate national examination are now CLOSED. Thank you for your interest in University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc. The RCP assessment unit cannot guarantee candidates will be offered their first-choice venue, but we will offer an alternative venue where applicable. The school’s partners are Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Brighton & Sussex Medical School, Canterbury Christ Church University, University of Kent and University of Surrey. Please complete all sections of the registration form. Longest running Physician Associate course in the UK. The OSCE exams are held at RCP North, Liverpool . Royal College of Physicians Membership Department 11 St Andrews Place Regents Park London NW1 4LE United Kingdom, Direct line: +44 (0)151 318 2020  Email:   [email protected], Direct line:  +44 (0)203 075 1264     Email: [email protected].