Mission and Goals and Achieving Program Goals
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
Recruit qualified applicants who have experience in dealing with diversity.
Deliver and advance a curriculum that ensures each graduate possesses the knowledge and skills necessary for entry into clinical practice.
Retain and graduate at least 92% of all matriculated students.
Achieve a first-time-taker PANCE passage rate of 90%, or better.
Demonstration of institutional commitment for continuing professional development of the principal faculty, medical director, and program director.
Thereafter, the program will update and publish information regarding success in meeting its goals annually.