PROGRAM GOALS

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM - Pleasantville

Goal 1: Develop within each student a basic medical and clinical science knowledge base and technical skill set to function as competent primary care providers and meet the challenges inherent in the practice of medicine.

The mean scores earned on PACKRAT for basic medical knowledge and system scores for the class of 2019 was: 134.9

The mean score on preceptor evaluation of students for the class of 2019 regarding technical skills was: 2.1

Goal 2: Develop students’ skills to function as culturally sensitive primary care providers in diverse health care settings, with a focus on medically underserved populations, to provide health care across the span of life.

The mean scores on preceptor evaluation of students in regards to questions related to diversity and lifespan was: 4.1

Goal 3: Equip students to meet the evolving needs of our health care system and to work as collaborative members of interprofessional health care teams was: 4.0

The average score earned in the course PASP 601 introduction to IPE was:  97.97
The average score earned in preceptor evaluation of student in regards to IPE was: 4.0

Goal 4: Train students to become self-directed, lifelong learners who can think critically, reason and solve problems.

The average score earned in preceptor evaluation of students in regard to critical thinking was: 3.8

The average score earned in preceptor evaluation of students in regard to problem-solving and reasoning was: 3.6

Goal 5: Provide academic and clinical experiences that will enhance students comfort and competency when caring for all patients, including special populations.

The mean score earned in the course PASP 655 medical underserved was: was: 96.20
The mean score earned in preceptor evaluations regarding special populations was: 4.1

Goal 6: Foster a learning environment that places a high value on the development of primary care providers who are committed to communities and professional service.

The mean scores from end of didactic year survey question number 15-- demonstrate professional leadership and community service in the care of diverse and underserved patients was: 3.75

Goal 7: Actively recruit veterans and culturally diverse graduate students who are underrepresented in the profession.

The demographics from class of 2017, 2019 and class of 2020:

Admission Statistics – Physician Assistant Program - Pleasantville

Goal 8: Develop a culturally diverse faculty who are self-directed, lifelong learners and active participants in the Physician Assistant profession.

The demographics from current and past faculty served in the program:

The program will publish its success in achieving goals when the program has operational data to report. Statistical information to be published will include:

  • Program’s graduation rates
  • The program’s student 1st time PANCE Pass Rates for the 5 most recent years
  • The program’s cohort PANCE ranking nationally
  • The program’s recent graduate student employment rate at 6 months
  • Our student publications statistics
  • The program’s recent graduation rates employment in underserved areas and sectors
  • The program’s recent graduate student diversity and veteran graduation rates
  • The program’s recent graduate student employment rate in the Hudson Valley region