Physician Assistant student working with a mannequin in the simulation lab.
  • Attract an academically qualified, diverse student body with special consideration for those from economically or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Equip students with the evidence-based knowledge and skills necessary to become competent and compassionate physician assistants.
  • Cultivate collaborative and patient-centered care through integrated interprofessional training experiences.
  • Promote cultural awareness and sensitivity to the needs of diverse patients and communities.
  • Empower students to participate in the delivery of medical care to diverse and underserved populations.
  • Encourage professional involvement, leadership and service.

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