Training medical professionals who care.
We cultivate caring, collaborative physician assistants with a passion to serve and improve the health and well-being of patients and their communities.
We strive to create a culture conducive to optimal teaching and learning that is responsive to emerging healthcare challenges and inspires leadership in the profession.
Core Values of the Idaho Physician Assistant
Compassionate – We recognize and respond to the needs and feelings of others.
Inclusive – We welcome and value you for who you are.
Collaborative – We believe in the power of working together.
Integrity – We strive to do the right thing personally and professionally.
Service Oriented – We have the heart to care for others.
Intellectual Curiosity – We are eager to learn new knowledge and continue our pursuit of the "why".
Priority Objective #1: By the end of AY2025, the Department of Physician Assistant Studies will revise the structure of the curriculum to allow for increased clinical application of didactic students' training and improved student satisfaction and competency.
Priority Objective #2: By the end of AY2025, the Department of Physician Assistant Studies will increase clinical site options and availability through expansion of Supervised Clinical Practice Experiences (SCPE) by 10%.
Priority Objective #3: By the end of AY2025, the Department of Physician Assistant Studies will align course curriculum and implement innovative teaching methods to optimize student learning.
Priority Objective #4: By the end of AY2025, the Department of Physician Assistant Studies will increase the percentage of graduates who work with underserved populations by designing and implementing a holistic admission process that strives to matriculate class cohorts that include underrepresented, medically underserved, rural, and veteran populations.
To view progress toward these goals, visit our Achievement of Goals page.