Physician Assistant Program Awarded Grant

Dyson Digital Digest
Winter 2006


A $515,878 grant has been awarded to the Pace University/Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant (PA) Program by the US Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Health Professions. PA Program Director Kathleen Roche, MPA, PA-C, is the project director.

The grant will support the development of an innovative curriculum to address chronic disease management in primary care and to meet national goals of improving access to quality health care delivered by a diverse and culturally competent health professions workforce. Students' knowledge and skills will be enhanced in the areas of addressing the medical and sociological issues facing those living with chronic disease.










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