Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS) Learning Communities

The MSPAS Learning Communities are designed to encourage personal growth, scholarship and collegiality while enhancing critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

The MSPAS Learning Communities are:

*In addition to a thematic designation, each MSPAS Learning Community is further identified by the name of a pioneering African-American physician or physician assistant who paved the way for the next generation of PA leaders.

Topics include:

  • Study skills
  • Wellness
  • Esprit de Corps
  • Professionalism
  • Leadership
  • Advocacy
  • Clinical decision-making

In addition to the structured enrichment activities, students have the opportunity to integrate clinical and scientific content obtained across the pre-clinical curriculum as part of the Clinical Investigation series, in which they actively explore aspects of patient care and practice through clinical cases.