Webinar: Medication Error Prevention

May 25, 2017

On Tuesday, June 6, at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the FDA’s Division of Drug Information for a webinar on the FDA’s role in medication error prevention. Specifically, the webinar will cover: The Division of Medication Error Prevention and Analysis’ role in pre-marketing and post-marketing activities to prevent and address medication errors Strategies aimed at increasing the […]

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Protected Research Time — Too Good to Be True?

May 17, 2017

PAEA and AAPA have teamed up to show their renewed commitment to PA research with the inauguration of the PAEA-AAPA Research Fellowship. This program will support three fellows for one-year terms with the first cohort starting on November 1, 2017. The program will provide up to $25,000 per year per fellow directly to each fellow’s […]

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Moves & Milestones

PA Selected for Prestigious Harvard Macy Project

May 10, 2017

Laura Reed Gerstner, MHA, MSHS, PA-C, director of clinical education and assistant professor at the Campbell University Physician Assistant Program, has been selected to participate in the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine’s project on reducing diagnostic errors. In collaboration with the Harvard Macy Institute, the 36-month project aims to “develop a competency-based, consensus curriculum […]

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Student Opportunities

Outstanding Student Fellowship Opportunities

May 10, 2017

We are currently accepting applications for the PAEA Future Educator Fellowship and the Student Health Policy Fellowship. Both fellowship programs are great opportunities for PA students to get involved at the national level and continue their lifelong learning. These programs offer students the development they will need to position themselves as successful leaders within their […]

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Board of Directors

Past President Returns to the Board

April 26, 2017

The PAEA Board of Directors has called upon a past president to fill a recently vacated director at large position. Constance Goldgar, MS, PA-C, PAEA’s president in 2013, has stepped in to fill the director at large role previously held by Harry Pomeranz, MSPH, PA-C, who resigned due to competing commitments. She will serve in this […]

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It’s the Final Countdown

By Danielle Di SilvestroApril 26, 2017

And we’re off! The 16th CASPA application opens tomorrow, April 27, for the launch of the 2017-2018 application cycle. PAEA welcomes 219 participating programs, including five developing program members this year. Every year, our partner, Liaison International, enhances the application so it’s in tip-top shape for applicants and programs alike come launch day. This year, […]

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Interprofessional Education

Applications for IPE Award Now Being Accepted

April 25, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Nexus Award. This award, from the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (NCIPE), recognizes “exemplary interprofessional practice in the US and those who are thinking and acting differently where education and practice connect in health and health care.” Potential winners can be educational institutions, community groups, […]

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Project Access

Volunteers Needed for Project Access at AAPA Conference

April 25, 2017

This year’s AAPA Conference is being held in Las Vegas, and PAEA has planned several visits as part of our Project Access outreach program on May 16–18. We are now seeking volunteers to visit the schools. Project Access is an outreach recruitment program that aims to encourage middle and high school students from underrepresented minority groups to […]

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