Monthly Archives:March 2017

Research

Survey Incoming: Keep Your Eyes Peeled

March 21, 2017

PAEA’s biennial PA Program Faculty and Directors Survey is now open! This survey collects information on demographics, job satisfaction, faculty roles and responsibilities, salary, and other critical topics. These data provide rich insight into the factors that impact faculty recruitment and retention and are also commonly used for benchmarking and workforce research. This is an opportunity […]

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Obituary

In Memoriam: Richard A. Smith, MD, MPH

March 15, 2017

Physician Assistant Founder, Global Health Innovator, Peace Corps Medical Director, and Civil Rights Leader Global health leader and recognized founder of the physician assistant (PA) profession, Richard A. Smith, MD, MPH, died March 10, at his home in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 84. In 1968, Dr. Smith created one of the nation’s first PA programs […]

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Four Orgs

PAEA Takes Stand on Recertification Issue at LAS Meeting

March 15, 2017

Several PAEA Board and staff members attended AAPA’s Leadership and Advocacy Summit — the Academy’s annual gathering of AAPA and constituent organization leaders — in Washington, DC, March 4-5 to discuss major issues facing the profession. Among the topics on the agenda this year were full practice authority and responsibility (FPAR) and the future of […]

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Jobs

Join Our Team: Education Specialist

March 15, 2017

Are you someone who is passionate about both health care and education? At PAEA, we are committed to transforming PA education and health care by leading and serving the PA educational community. As the national leader in PA education, the Association delivers a large array of educational resources, products, and services specifically designed to meet […]

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Research

2017 STAR Researchers Launching into Orbit

March 9, 2017

PAEA is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Support to Advance Research (STAR) program: James Stoehr, PhD, a professor at Midwestern University–Glendale, and Bettie Coplan, MPAS, PA-C, clinical associate professor at the School for the Science of Health Care Delivery at Arizona State University. Each year, PAEA’s STAR program allows a PA program […]

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Leadership Opportunities

Midwifery Organization Seeks Public Board Member

March 9, 2017

The Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) is seeking a public member for their Board of Review, which is in charge of “evaluation of nurse-midwifery/midwifery education programs for the purpose of granting pre/accreditation status and monitoring the programs’ continued compliance with pre/accreditation standards and criteria.” This is a unique opportunity for PAs to be involved […]

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