Program Goals

The University of the Pacific’s PA program holds four goals for graduates consistent with the Program Mission. Program goals and competencies are integrally linked to support goal achievement. Performance measures assess the program’s ability to promote our graduates’ ability to achieve the goals.

Goal 1: Apply medical knowledge & clinical skills in patient-centered practice

Goal 2: Apply system-based practice principles to patient care

Goal 3: Model professionalism and leadership

Goal 4: Model commitment to lifelong learning 

Student & Graduate Outcomes

The University of the Pacific’s PA program is dedicated to a learner-centered educational experience. Individual student success is fundamental to the satisfaction of program goals and successful clinical career.