Mission and Program Goals
The mission of the Morehouse School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program is to lead the creation and advancement of health equity by empowering and educating the next generation of physician assistants to achieve academic, personal, and professional success and become committed life-long learners who will provide compassionate, high quality, patient-centered care to meet the primary health care needs of the urban and rural underserved populations in Georgia and the nation.
The Values of the Morehouse School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program are:
The Goals of the Morehouse School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program are to:
- Foster an environment that ensures our education, research, and service initiatives address the primary health care needs of the underserved rural and urban communities across Georgia.
- Engage learners in opportunities to explore transformational models of care for vulnerable populations that advance health equity.
- Recruit, educate, retain, and graduate learners from underrepresented groups in the medical profession to increase the diversity of the Physician Assistant workforce.
- Create a learning environment that promotes collaboration among interprofessional teams to ensure efficient, effective, and equitable patient-centered care.
- Cultivate effective leadership skills that empower learners to identify and address
priority local, regional, and global health concerns.
- Support faculty development and engagement in teaching, scholarship, and service.
*The Morehouse School of Medicine PA Program intends to publish evidence of goal achievement here after the initial cohort of students matriculates and graduates.