Apply To IBJI PA Program

Requirements, Selection Criteria, and Application Process

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be graduates of an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program and be eligible for (or have passed) the NCCPA board exams. Residents must apply for an Illinois License at the time of their acceptance into the program.

Selection Criteria

Residents will be selected on the basis of the following:

  • Academic records from their Physician Assistant Program
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from their PA Program Director, the other from a physician or PA preceptor)
  • A personal interview
  • A strong desire to pursue continued education in orthopaedics


Rolling Admissions Process in place. Applications are taken year-round. To apply to the program, you may download the application to print and complete by hand or complete electronically. You can then mail, fax, or email the completed application to the addresses or numbers listed on the document.

Mail To Address:

Dr. Patrick Knott, PhD, PA-C
Rosalind Franklin University PA Program
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064-3095

Direct Phone: (847) 578-8689
Department Fax to: (847) 578-8690

IBJI Post-Graduate Physician Assistant Residency Program Application