James Madison University

The Engaged University

James Madison University has a vision "to be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with ideas and the world".  JMU defines the three elements of engagement as:  engaged learning, civic engagement, and community engagement.  Below are some examples of how the JMU Physician Assistant Program is meeting this vision:

Engaged Learning

Civic Engagement

The PA Program facilitates civic engagement through participation in "White Coats on Call" each year.  Visit the webpage for more details and photos.

Community Engagement

The physician assistant student society (PASS) is very active in the Harrisonburg-Rockingham community; including participation in blood drives, free blood pressure screenings, children's health fairs, and more.  Visit their webpage for examples and photos.


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