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Physician Assistant

Kenrick L. Roberts, MMSc./PA-C.

Interim Director Physician Assistant Program

The JH Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County/Malcolm X College PA Program   

The Physician Assistant (PA) Program is not accepting new students at this time. ​

The Physician Assistant Program, established in 1987 as a jointly sponsored program between John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County (formerly known as Cook County Hospital) and the City Colleges of Chicago, joined the Health Sciences Department at Malcolm X College in 1992.           

The Cook County Health and Hospital Systems provide the settings for the majority of clinical instruction for Physician Assistant students. John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, (JHS) the largest public teaching hospital in the Chicago metropolitan area, is a major tertiary care teaching hospital with a network of ambulatory primary care and specialty clinics. It is accredited by the Joint Commission (JC). Its post-graduate medical education programs, of which there are more than twenty, are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the individual Residency Review Committees.​​​​​​    




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(312) 850-7255
(312) 850-3536
1900 W. Van Buren
Room 3241
Chicago, IL 60612
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Mon.-Thur. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


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