Expert Insights from Program Leaders
November 28, 2022
Season 3: Episode 52 - Dr. Jed Grant and the University of the Pacific

We speak with Dr. Jed Grant about the University of the Pacific PA Program and about his service as an Army PA. We also talk about his service to the profession as the former Chair of the State of California Physician Assistant Board and the work the...


We speak with Dr. Jed Grant about the University of the Pacific PA Program and about his service as an Army PA. We also talk about his service to the profession as the former Chair of the State of California Physician Assistant Board and the work they did to expand the profession in California.

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Jed Grant, DMSc, PA-C

Dr. Jed Grant began his medical career as a US Army medic and graduated from the Inter-service (US Military) PA Program in 1999. He has a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Nebraska and completed his Doctorate at the University of Lynchburg. His areas of research have included infectious disease, hypertension, and PA education. Dr. Grant has practiced in primary care, general surgery, military, occupational, and emergency medicine. He currently works clinically in urgent care and serves in the California Army National Guard as an Aeromedical PA. Dr. Grant has served in several leadership roles, including responsibility for clinical PA operations at the local, state, and regional level and serving as the President and Vice-President of the California Physician Assistant Board. He is the recipient of multiple military and civilian awards for distinguished service. Dr. Grant has served in several educational roles since 2003, including clinical and didactic faculty, PA Program Director, and academic director of a post-graduate fellowship in emergency medicine. Dr. Grant is the Vice-Chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Education at the University of the Pacific PA program. When not at work, he enjoys cycling and being with his family.