The Department of Clinical Health Professions (DCHP) is where education, technology, experiential learning, and research focused on healthcare intersect. The expansion of knowledge and technology and the increasing demand for high quality care necessitates the need for highly-trained healthcare professionals. The DCHP is a leader in preparing compassionate, well-rounded, well-educated healthcare professionals and leaders. We do this through innovative, high quality educational and practical experiences, with an emphasis on clinical medicine, medical imaging, behavioral health, and research that embraces the rapidly changing knowledge, technology and clinical landscape.
Dive deeper into the different disciplines of sonography–including abdominal, obstetrical, gynecological, small parts examination, and much more–as you further your understanding of ultrasound technology.
A physician assistant degree that provides diagnostic and therapeutic patient care by eliciting medical histories, conducting physical examinations, diagnosing illnesses, determining treatment, providing medical advice, and much more.
RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology is preparing for significant growth with a new streamlined organizational structure. The move clarifies direct reporting and aligns the college with the university’s model of grouping programs under departments.
Maria Morcos ’22 BS/MS (physician assistant) will spend the next academic year conducting a clinical asthma trial at the Royal College of Surgeons in Bahrain. It will be the first asthma clinical trial in the area.
Arranged as a central classroom with mock examination stations positioned around the perimeter, the Physician Assistant Lab provides opportunities for lecture and break-out stations that support clinical skill training for physician assistant majors.
To remain a leader in educating technically sound sonographers, the diagnostic medical sonography program emphasizes not only on the didactic aspect of learning, but also the practical, hands-on, clinical aspect.