Letters of Recommendation

The Methodist University PA Program requires three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation must be from the following individuals:

  • A professor or advisor within the science department of your university
  • Medical personnel with whom you have worked with in a clinical setting (i.e physician assistant, physician, supervising nurse, etc.). If you are shadowing a PA, Physician, or NP they must write a letter of recommendation for you.
  • Additional professional employer. If not applicable, you may submit an additional letter from another professor or medical co-worker/ supervisor.

Individuals asked to write letters should be able to thoroughly evaluate and elaborate in detail the following criteria:

  • Intellectual Ability
  • Written Communication Skills
  • Oral Communication Skills
  • Emotional Maturity
  • Adaptability
  • Team Skills
  • Dependability
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Awareness of Limitations
  • Reaction to Criticism
  • Patient Interaction