The mission of the MSPA Program at Mary Baldwin University is to academically and clinically prepare students for PA practice as compassionate, effective, qualified clinicians able to serve in a variety of medical specialty areas and settings in collaboration with licensed physicians.  This is accomplished in an environment promoting diversity along with respect for self and others.  The MSPA Program is committed to leadership, interprofessional education, and collaborative practice.  The Program’s mission is realized in a dynamic and holistic learning environment dedicated to critical reasoning, engaged learning and scholarship, and innovative teaching with a strong commitment to service, especially for those in underserved or disadvantaged areas.  Veritably, the Program holds that the primary goal of medical training is service to humanity.