The program continues to grow and develop; we are enjoying much success in recruiting high-quality faculty and staff. The Gerald L. Francis Center has been renovated to provide state-of-the-art educational facilities for our faculty and students. Our relationships with Alamance Regional Medical Center and Cone Health System are being strengthened and additional members of the surrounding medical community are reaching out to help us develop the highest quality program.
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The Elon University Department of Physician Assistant Studies embraces the overall mission of the University and seeks to fulfill the Departmental vision of “Learning. Caring. Serving. Leading.” by acting upon these commitments:
We foster a supportive, collaborative and collegial community that engages students in a learner-centered environment, appropriately challenges them to capably demonstrate clinical competence, and supports professional development of students and faculty.
We promote dialogue on personal and cultural attributes and are accepting of different values, beliefs and perspectives as a valuable addition to our learning community. We advance patient care by recognizing that our first responsibility is to our patients as we integrate the core competencies of the physician assistant profession including: medical knowledge, interpersonal communication skills, patient care, professionalism, practice- and systems-based learning.
We embrace the healthcare team approach and believe interprofessional, patient-centered care is achieved through collaboration across health professions’ disciplines and integration of patient or family preferences with the best available healthcare practices.
We are dedicated to the advancement of the PA profession and our communities as we continually seek to develop as professionals. We seek to lead change within PA education that improves patient care, eliminates health disparities and adapts to meet the needs of the ever-changing healthcare environment.
We encourage the development of engaged minds, inspired leaders and global citizens through the investment of our talents and skills toward the betterment of communities locally and around the globe.
Approved November 14, 2012