The mission of ATSU’s Central Coast Physician Assistant Program is to create a diverse physician assistant workforce serving underserved communities.
The Central Coast Physician Assistant Program will be the nation’s leading educator of historically underrepresented groups who will provide culturally sensitive care to communities in need.
|Program goal||Measures of success|
|Cultivate a culture of service to the underserved||Placement of graduates: |
|Educate students in a collaborative practice environment that promotes team-based education.|
100% of curriculum will be involved in small group, problem-oriented learning that promotes self-directed learning.
|Promote whole person healthcare by including elements of body, mind and spirit across the curriculum.|
100% of students will participate in readings and reflective journaling on:
|Students experience longitudinal care of patients through training in community health centers.|
100% of students will be trained in community health centers
|Promote health awareness and health needs in underserved communities.|
100% of each cohort will participate in IPE experiences to promote team based health care: