General Surgery/Intensivist

Overview

The U.S. Army/Baylor University General Surger/Intensivist Physician Assistant Residency and Doctoral Program was created as a benchmark for postgraduate education of Physician Assistants working in General Surgery/Intensivist.

The program combines subspecialty rotations, didactic instruction, and clinical research to produce a Physician Assistant that is capable of providing an advanced level of care at all levels of Surgical/Trauma/Trauma Critical care and covering multiple subspecialities within General Surgery.

The program is embedded as part of Accreditation Counsel for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved general surgery residencies where the student receives training alongside second and third year general surgery surgical residents.

The graduates of this program encompass the expertise to autonomously manage non-operative general surgery/trauma care conditions and assist in surgical care and perioperative management of trauma and surgical conditions.

Mission

The mission of the U.S. Army/Baylor University General Surgery/Intensivist Physician Assistant Residency and doctoral program is to provide a formal academic environment that facilitates a consistent and competent Physician Assistant capable of providing subspecialty care to address the growing requirements of the Military Health System (MHS). This formal education supports the practice of evidence-based medicine and clinical research that directly benefits the MHS and the allied health professions.

Vision

The vision of the U.S. Army/Baylor University General Surgery/Intensivist Physician Assistant Residency and doctoral program is to set the benchmark for post-professional physician assistant education through the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in surgical and trauma care. Our graduates, as leaders in allied health, strive to advance surgical and trauma care through professional development, education and scientific inquiry.