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Medicine

Program Goals

Program Goals

  1. Recruit and retain qualified applicants from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
  2. Prepare students to address community health issues and health disparities in the context of societal and economic systems.
  3. Attain and maintain an accredited program that ensures graduates will have the requisite knowledge and skills for entry in to PA practice.
  4. Prepare PA students for team-based care through interprofessional education.
  5. Graduate competent physician assistants that function as professional members of the healthcare team in a variety of clinical settings to meet workforce needs.
  6. Foster a culture of professional involvement, leadership and advocacy.