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    Vermont National Guardsman graduates from Physician Assistant Program; Commissioned in US Army

    Vermont National Guardsman graduates from Physician Assistant Program, commissioned in US Army

    Photo By Robert K Lanier | Newly graduated and commissioned 1st Lt. Ross W. Thibodeau (center) poses with...... read more read more



    Story by Robert K Lanier 

    Keller Army Community Hospital

    WEST POINT, N.Y. - Vermont National Guardsman and Lynn, Mass., native graduates from the Interservice Physician Assistant Program; and is commissioned in U.S. Army during a ceremony at West Point, N.Y.

    Officer Candidate Ross W. Thibodeau graduated from the Interservice Physician Assistant Program, which is affilaited with the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, during a June 12, 2015 ceremony at the West Point Club, West Point, N.Y.

    The program consists of two phases: (1) 16 months at the Army Medicine Center and School in Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, completing didactic instruction resulting in a Bachelor of Science degree; and (2) a 13-month clinical internship at an Army Medical Hospital - Thibodeau's intership was completed at Keller Army Community Hospital in West Point, N.Y.

    By completing both phases, Thibodeau earned a Masters' degree in Physician Assistant Studies.

    Upon graduation, Thibodeau was commissioned as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army and received the U.S. Army Medicine Regimental Insignia pin.



    Date Taken: 06.12.2015
    Date Posted: 06.19.2015 16:44
    Story ID: 167376
    Location: WEST POINT, NY, US 
    Hometown: BURLINGTON, VT, US
    Hometown: LYNN, MA, US

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