Physician Assistant Program Mission Statement

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 our 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.

Contact Us

Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant Program

66 North Pauline, Ste. 116
Memphis TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-8000

Admission Manager
Admin Coordinator II
Chandra Johnson, BS, MS – Candidate
cjohn101@uthsc.edu