Alerts

Four Orgs

Expanding the Conversation Around Recertification

June 30, 2017

Earlier today, the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) announced that they will not pursue a new recertifying body, choosing instead to engage NCCPA in a dialogue regarding AAPA member concerns about recertification. Moreover, AAPA will be contracting a third-party research firm to collect and evaluate evidence regarding the advantages and disadvantages of both recertification and emerging […]

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Leadership Opportunities

The Search for Health Equity Leaders

June 28, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the Leaders for Health Equity (LHE) Fellowship Program. This program, supported by The Atlantic Philanthropies and the George Washington University Health Workforce Institute, is designed to advance the skills of “global leaders who understand the foundations of health inequity and have the knowledge, skills, and courage to build more […]

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Faculty Development

Competencies for Care: Obesity

June 28, 2017

Earlier this month, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) released the Provider Competencies for the Prevention and Management of Obesity, developed by a workgroup of more than 24 organizations, including PAEA. According to the report, more than one-third of US adults have obesity, with care costing as much as $210 billion a year. At the same […]

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Webinar

Looking Ahead to Healthy People 2030

June 21, 2017

On Thursday, June 22, US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, along with the American Public Health Association, will host a webinar to discuss the development of the Healthy People 2030 initiative. Specifically, the webinar will cover how to use Healthy People 2020 to promote public health, how […]

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Education Forum

Call for 2017 Annual Business Meeting Motions

June 21, 2017

Motions to be considered at the 2017 PAEA Annual Business Meeting at the Education Forum in Denver are due in the national office by midnight Pacific Time, Monday, August 14. PAEA volunteer groups, member programs, and the Board of Directors may submit motions. Please note that two PAEA position policies are scheduled to sunset this year […]

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Assessment

ExamDriver Closed on July 4

June 21, 2017

As we celebrate Independence Day, PAEA will be restricting access to proctored exams on July 4. You may still schedule unproctored PACKRAT™ exams for these days — as well as purchase and schedule exams — but customer support services will not be available to assist with any issues that may arise. Any questions submitted via email, chat, […]

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