Mission and Goals and
Effectiveness in meeting Program Goals


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PA Program Mission Statement

"The Misericordia University Physician Assistant Program strives to attract intellectually talented and caring students who will be educationally transformed and mentored to become competent and compassionate Physician Assistants."

PA Program Goals

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Goal I:

Recruit qualified applicants who have experience in dealing with diversity.

Goal II:

Deliver and advance a curriculum that ensures each graduate possesses the knowledge and skills necessary for entry into clinical practice.

Goal III:

Retain and graduate at least 92% of all matriculated students.

Goal IV:

Achieve a first-time-taker PANCE passage rate of 90%, or better.

Goal V:

Demonstration of institutional commitment for continuing professional development of the principal faculty, medical director, and program director.

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Misericordia University hosted an interactive virtual faculty panel on Thursday April 30 to discuss COVID-19 and the wide-ranging impact this virus is having on our society.
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