Alerts

Interprofessional Education

Help Increase Diversity of PA Students

February 24, 2016

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently announced that this year’s Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) will be launching an Interprofessional Pilot, expanding participation to include PA programs. In the announcement, RWJF said: “This new approach supports the Foundation’s commitment to build a national Culture of Health and to promote interprofessional collaboration. Applicants should include: 1) a school of medicine; […]

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Press Release: PAEA Joins IPEC

February 24, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Physician Assistant Education Association Joins Interprofessional Education Collaborative Washington, DC – Feb 23, 2016. The Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA), the national association representing accredited PA educational programs, is now a full institutional member of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC). “Collaborative team-based health care provides the best outcomes for our patients, capitalizing […]

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Education Forum

Get Your Proposal Questions Answered

February 24, 2016

The April 4 deadline for Education Forum proposals is quickly approaching. Last year we received a record number of proposals. If you want to make sure your proposal stands out from the crowd and is as competitive as possible, then attend the Conference Council’s open conference call on Tuesday, March 15, at 3:00 p.m. (ET). You […]

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Research

How Do You Compare to Faculty Nationwide?

February 24, 2016

For our annual PA Program Faculty and Directors Survey, we crunch numbers on everything from demographics and job satisfaction to past employment and current salary. We’ve just released the 2015 report, available to members only. Among our findings: Over 58% of faculty provide some type of volunteer services. (Table 48) – Nearly 50% of all faculty […]

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2015 Annual Report: “A Year of Firsts”

February 24, 2016

As we looked back at what PAEA had accomplished over the past year, one phrase kept popping up: “for the first time.” Indeed, 2015 was a trailblazing 12 months — we made strides in advocacy, research, and partnerships that would have been difficult to imagine just a few years ago. We invite you to take a look […]

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Interprofessional Education

Advanced Practice Provider Leadership Summit

February 24, 2016

The 9th Annual Advanced Practice Provider Leadership Summit will take place in Boston from September 15–17. The event is a national forum for health care leaders and clinicians to share information; develop a consistent platform; and map out solutions for universal and reoccurring struggles involving the administrative, managerial, policy, and practice aspects of advanced practice (PAs […]

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Public Health

Now Open: 2016 NHSC Loan Repayment Program

February 24, 2016

PAs can get up to $50,000 to repay their health profession student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment to work at an approved National Health Service Corps (NHSC) site in a high-need, underserved area. The payment is free from Federal income tax and is made at the beginning of service so participants can more […]

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