Program Mission and Vision
Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant program (NYC)
The mission of the Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant Program is to graduate physician assistants who demonstrate the competency necessary to function in diverse communities and settings. The program develops critical thinkers committed to professionalism, teamwork, and community engagement.
The Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant Program will prepare lifelong learners to succeed within the rapidly changing health care landscape who are committed to becoming leaders in the PA profession and community.
The College of Health Professions
The College of Health Professions was established in 2010 in an effort to showcase and expand health professions majors at Pace University. The College is made up of the Lienhard School of Nursing, the Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant Studies Department, and the Department of Health Studies (which includes the Communication Sciences and Disorders program along with the Bachelor of Science in Health Science. Additional programs in Health Studies are currently in development).
The College is recognized for its innovative leadership in education, practice, scholarship, and service to improve health and the health professions.
The College’s mission is to educate and challenge diverse students for the health professions to be leaders, innovators and lifelong learners who will positively impact local, national, and global health.
The Core Values of the College of Health Professions
- Commitment to quality care
- Cultural competence
- Interprofessional Collaboration