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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)

Please email to reserve your space and receive the necessary Zoom link and password.

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.
Nov 8, 2022