We incorporate experiential, evidence-based, patient-centered training through innovative technology.
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.
Twelve RIT alumni have been honored with Distinguished Alumni Awards for the 2023-2024 year. The Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually by each of RIT’s nine colleges, the School of Individualized Study, and the RIT Graduate School to alumni who have performed at the highest levels of their profession or who have contributed to the advancement and leadership of civic, philanthropic, or service organizations.
Researchers from five colleges at RIT are testing a new way to deliver mental health therapy to people struggling with alcohol/drug addiction and aggressive behavior. RIT is running a randomized clinical trial with the Food and Drug Administration to test the therapy platform “RITchCBT” as a tool for treating people whose substance use disorders have led to intimate partner violence.
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.