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Physician Assistant Program

Our program's mission is aligned with that of the University of Tennessee, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and the College of Medicine: achieving and maintaining human health.


Information Sessions

January 18, 2023 5pm CST
February 15, 2023 5pm CST
March 22, 2023 5pm CDT
April 12, 2023 5pm CDT

CASPA 2023-2024 Admission Cycle opens April 27, 2023
UTHSC Application Deadline - September 1, 2023 (Applications must be CASPA verified by this date)

UTHSC Physician Assistant Information Session Sign Up

Our Mission

The mission of the Physician Assistant program is to prepare a diverse group of highly skilled Physician Assistant practitioners who are dedicated to improving access and providing high quality primary and/or specialty health care as part of interprofessional teams and who are committed to lifelong learning and to increasing the knowledge base of the profession.

Our Pledge to Students

  • To provide a high quality education, consistent with professional standards and expectations.
  • To provide students the opportunity to become educated with a comprehensive background in primary and specialty care medicine such that they improve access to healthcare.
  • To provide students the opportunity to become educated with a background in research and scholarship such that they will become lifelong learners who contribute to advancing the knowledge of the profession.
  • To model true professionalism as the expression of positive values and ideals as care is being delivered.
Jan 6, 2023