Physician Assistant Graduate Mission
The mission of the Graduate Professional Physician Assistant program is to provide a comprehensive curriculum that educates students to become skilled providers of evidence-based medicine that encompasses ethical principles, socioeconomic sensitivities, and cultural awareness. The program fosters an atmosphere that encourages students to cultivate knowledge, skills, and abilities to distinguish themselves as innovative leaders in the profession and effective members of a healthcare team.
The University of the Sciences Graduate Professional Physician Assistant Program will offer a broad-based curriculum that will prepare students for the certifying examination while reinforcing the importance of primary care, geriatrics, and providing care to medically underserved populations.
Our students will:
Embrace the value of the health care team;
Engage in evidence-based, life-long learning, and scholarly activity;
Participate in community and professional service which incorporates cultural and ethical sensitivities; and
Maintain the highest standards of wellness for patients, community, and self.