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Become a Preceptor

Welcome Preceptor

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Preceptor for our students. Lincoln Memorial University along with dedicated Preceptors have been training PAs since 2009. Preceptors are key in providing essential hands-on learning experiences for our PA students during their clinical rotations.

Our students complete clinical rotations in the following specialties: 

Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Women's Health, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Behavioral Medicine, and Surgery. 


Preceptor Benefits

  • Continuing Medical Education (for more information, visit Preceptor Development)
  • Eligible for awards and recognition
  • A unique opportunity to recruit highly trained future physician assistants
  • Preceptor Compensation per four-to-eight week rotation when permitted by facility/employer
  • Well-trained high-quality students with a comprehensive patient-centered healthcare training


Preceptor Support

  • Around the clock support
  • Electronic student evaluations
  • Experienced clinical team
  • Facility agreements
  • Hospital access
  • Web based rotation management system


Physician Assistant Programs


The PA Harrogate program is a full-time, 27-months. The didactic phase is 14-months and will provide a foundation for the subsequent clinical phase of the program. The clinical phase is 13-months of four-to-eight week rotations. 

Harrogate Preceptor Application


The PA Knoxville program is a full-time, 27-month with three semesters of human cadaver anatomy and up to 20 weeks of clinical experience in surgical disciplines. The curriculum prepares graduates to provide safe and effective care to patients in surgical and acute care settings. 

Knoxville Preceptor Application