All prospective applicants are highly encouraged to shadow actively practicing Physician Assistants prior to applying to the OU OKC PA Program. There is no specific number of required shadowing hours, but applicants are encouraged to shadow at least three separate PAs in different specialties. It is recommended that you shadow PA's from the following: Primary Care, Emergency Medicine, and a Specialty ( Dermatology, Pediatrics....etc.). The OU OKC PA Program encourages prospective students to visit the PA Shadow Online website at www.pashadowonline.com. This website connects prospective PA students with practicing PAs receptive to shadowing students.