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Downers Grove, IL Campus

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Physician Assistant Program

The mission of the Midwestern University Physician Assistant (PA) Program is to develop competent and compassionate physician assistants who will make meaningful contributions to their patients, community, and profession. 

The goals of the Midwestern University PA Program are to: 1) provide a rigorous academic and clinical curriculum and achieve first-time PANCE percentage pass rates and mean Program scores above the national average, 2) cultivate an environment of professionalism to encourage the development of competent and compassionate providers, 3) prepare students to serve diverse populations in both primary care and specialty settings, and 4) demonstrate the application of evidence-based medicine and foster a continuous commitment to lifelong learning and community involvement as a health care provider.