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Living Our Values: Unveiling PAEA’s Strategic Plan

Time for Change

In recent years, our Association and members have navigated unprecedented challenges in rapid succession. The health education landscape has been forever changed, and PAEA leadership knew it was time to update our strategic plan. The new plan will serve as the map that helps us navigate complex issues facing our profession and determine how best to support members while working toward our envisioned future together.

In the video below, PAEA President Kara Caruthers shares our team’s considerations for developing the new strategic plan and how it can be used by the Association and its members.

Unveiling PAEA’s New Strategic Plan

Introducing the Strategic Plan

PAEA is thrilled to share our new strategic plan with members. Recognizing that our choices come with far-reaching impacts, the PAEA Board of Directors and staff carefully considered the diverse needs of the educators, students, patients, and communities we serve. The resulting plan outlines a core ideology that transcends current and future changes to our environment. Below is an overview of the vision, mission, and values that will shape our work in the years to come.

Vision: Health for all.

Mission: Advancing excellence in PA education through leadership, scholarship, equity, and inclusion. 

Core Values: Justice | Equity | Inclusion | Diversity | Quality | Collaboration | Well-Being | Learning | Service | Sustainability

Moving Forward

We invite you to review the complete strategic plan, which contains a list of specific goals that will move us closer to realizing our vision of ‘Health for all.’

Consider the part you play in building the future you want to see in your program, community, and the profession at large – and join us in taking action.

View the Plan