Physician Assistant Students

Physician Assistant Students

Orthopaedic Surgery Elective Rotations at the University of Virginia are available to interested students in his or her clinical year.  The typical 4 - 5 week rotation is divided into 1 week blocks in subspecialty services (listed below).   The rotation will allow students to participate in outpatient clinics, surgeries and Orthopaedic conferences.

We currently have affiliations with the following PA programs:

-James Madison University
-Virginia Medical School PA Program
-Shenandoah University
-Wake Forest
-University of Pittsburgh
- South University (Savanah, GA)

If your program is not listed above, an affiliation agreement between UVA is required prior to the start of a rotation.

Prior to the start of a rotation, students will receive an email from the PA student coordinator, Kelsey Parente (, including assigned schedule and pre-rotation requirements.  Please note, we are unable to accept requests for specific subspecialty rotations.


Subspecialty Services

Adult Reconstruction (Joints)
- Nicholas Calabrese, PA-C
- Kate Robertson, PA-C, RD
- Chad Wilson, PA-C

Foot & Ankle Surgery
- James Shorten, PA-C
- Andrea White, PA- C

Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
- Kelsey Parente, PA-C, ATC
- Amy Radigan, PA-C

Orthopaedic Trauma
- Jacqueline Sedlock , PA-C
- Jodi Wells, PA-C

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
- Jen Hart, MPAS, PA-C
- Cara Garrett, PA-C
- Claire Denny, PA-C

Pediatric Orthopaedics
- Emily Feiner, PA-C

Spine Surgery
- Rebecca Lehman, PA-C, MPAS
- Rosemarie Tyger, PA-C, MPAS