• Contribute to regional primary care workforce needs by educating culturally-competent PAs for strategic areas of need in the WWAMI region and Nevada.
  • Recruit qualified individuals from minority and disadvantaged backgrounds for careers as physician assistants.
  • Utilize community-based clinical preceptorships to develop effective physician–physician assistant relationships.
  • Develop, implement and maintain MEDEX decentralized didactic campuses in the region for the purpose of increasing access to physician assistant education.

Details demonstrating the program’s success in meeting these goals are found on the linked pages for Student Demographic and Graduate Practice InformationCampus Locations, and Didactic and Clinical Curriculum.