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Funding

Apply for Faculty Loan Repayment Program

May 25, 2016

  The Health Resources and Services Administration Faculty Loan Repayment Program provides loan repayment to individuals interested in pursuing a career as a faculty member in a health professions school. Program applicants must be from a disadvantaged background, have an eligible health professions degree or certificate, and have an employment commitment as a faculty member […]

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Interprofessional Education

Awarding Exemplary Interprofessional Practice and Education

May 25, 2016

With the Nexus Award, the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education recognizes  an educational institution, health system, clinic, and/or community organization for extraordinary contributions to the Nexus. In recognition of exemplary interprofessional practice in the U.S., the Nexus Award celebrates those who are thinking and acting differently where education and practice connect in health […]

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Research

2015 Matriculating Student Survey Published

May 18, 2016

PAEA has just released an updated research publication: By The Numbers: 2015 Matriculating Student Survey The 2015 Matriculating Student Survey collects information from entering PA students on demographics, academic and employment background, factors related to choice of the PA profession and program, educational debt, intended specialty and practice environment, and student health and well-being. This report features side-by-side comparisons […]

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Obituary

Obituary for Joseph A. Schwenkler, MD

May 11, 2016

We are sad to report that widely admired physician and PA educator, Joseph A. Schwenkler, MD, died on May 4 at his home in Readington Township, New Jersey. He was 64 years old. The cause of death was complications from Parkinson’s disease, which he had struggled with for the past several years.  Dr. Schwenkler received degrees […]

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Oral Health

PAEA Receives Second Oral Health Grant

May 10, 2016

For the second year in a row, PAEA will be serving as the fiscal administrator for the PA Leadership Initiative on Oral Health. As previously reported, the initiative has been going strong for nearly six years and is a collective effort that involves the “Four Orgs” — AAPA, ARC-PA, NCCPA, and PAEA. Much of the […]

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Faculty Development

Register Now for IPEC Faculty Development Institute

May 10, 2016

The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) is pleased to announce the next Faculty Development Institute focused on Interprofessional Education: Building a Framework for Collaboration. The institute will take place October 5–7, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Dulles in Herndon, VA. Faculty teams are invited to come together for a guided learning experience, team-based planning activities, and dedicated time to create […]

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Oral Health

New Oral Health Blog Encourages Collaboration

May 10, 2016

Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice (OHNEP) is leading the way in helping health practitioners incorporate oral health into patient care. Through their blog, All 4 Oral Health, OHNEP and Teaching Oral-Systematic Health (TOSH) are aiming to build interprofessional oral health competencies among future primary care providers in order to develop a primary care workforce […]

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Accreditation

ARC-PA Offering Workshop for New Site Visitors

May 9, 2016

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) is seeking applications from individuals interested in volunteering their time as ARC-PA site visitors. Site visitors are selected from a pool of PA and physician educators, clinically practicing PAs, and others involved in PA education. Prospective site visitors must first apply to the ARC-PA and be selected from the […]

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