Our Mission

Our Mission

VISION STATEMENT

Idaho State University Department of Physician Assistant Studies is the preferred educational destination for individuals who desire to be trained in a student-centered, service oriented environment.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Idaho State Physician Assistant program is to train PAs through service-oriented, multimodal, innovative learning. Graduates from ISU's PA Program will be highly competent, compassionate health care providers dedicated to serving individuals and their communities.

GOALS

Goal 1
Continued Quality Improvement of the Learning Environment for the Didactic and Clinical Years

Goal 2
Assure Continued Viability of PA Program

Goal 3
Create an Environment of Inquiry for Faculty, Staff and Students

Goal 4
Expand PAS Presence; Locally, Regionally, Nationally and Internationally

Goal 5
Expand Physician Assistant Graduate and Post Graduate Programs

CORE VALUES OF THE IDAHO PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Professional Integrity-promoting the professional ethical standards of students, staff, and faculty

Excellence-striving for excellence in all aspects of patient care, professional, academic and personal endeavors

Learner Centered-striving to ensure the outcome of every decision is for the overall benefit of students

Service Oriented-seeking ways to give back to communities and to serve others

Inquiry-seeking evidence based ways to improve patient health and quality of life

Respectful Collaboration-creating an environment that recognizes the value of others