Alerts

Leadership Opportunities

Seeking Primary Care Leaders to Be 2018 PCLP Scholars

January 17, 2018

The Primary Care Leadership Program, dedicated to increasing access to primary care for the underserved, is now accepting applications from PA students and others. According to its founding organizations, National Medical Fellowships and the GE Foundation, the program “provides future health care professionals with an opportunity to experience the challenges and rewards of primary care […]

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Awards

AAPA/PAEA Preceptor of the Year Nominations Open

January 17, 2018

Good preceptors are the backbone of PA clinical education and programs are always looking for creative ways to honor and reward them. The annual AAPA/PAEA Preceptor of the Year Award provides an excellent opportunity to do just that. This is a joint award from AAPA and PAEA that honors preceptors who have “demonstrated a commitment […]

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Assessment

ExamDriver 2018 Holiday Schedule

January 10, 2018

To help you with your planning, PAEA would like to announce the full ExamDriver holiday schedule for 2018. On the following dates, we will be restricting access to proctored exams. This schedule mirrors the US federal government closure schedule, and we expect to follow this general schedule in future years as well: January 1: New […]

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Research

Now Open: AcademyHealth Session Proposals

December 20, 2017

Held a day prior to the AcademyHealth Annual Research meeting (ARM) on Saturday, June 23, the Annual Interest Group (IG) Pre-Conference Sessions give attendees the opportunity to convene around specific topic areas in health services research and health policy. Since the audiences for these IG Pre-Conference Sessions reflect those of each IG, submitting an abstract for presentation during these sessions […]

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Assessment

Exam Security Enhancement Is Live!

December 20, 2017

The day has come – new security features have been rolled out in PAEA’s exam administration system, ExamDriver. Exams will now be automatically paused after a certain number of alerts that may indicate inappropriate student behavior and automatically ended after additional similar alerts. For a full explanation of the features and resources to help you […]

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Student Opportunities

SHPEP Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2018

December 20, 2017

Please share this post or any of the links included below with prospective students. The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free, six-week summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. The program helps to enhance students’ academic proficiency and career development […]

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Interprofessional Education

A Chance to Speak Out in Print

December 13, 2017

The New Voices Essay Contest is an opportunity for students and recent graduates of health-related training programs to share their perspectives and interests, courtesy of Practical Playbook and the de Beaumont Foundation. Winning essays will be published in the second printed version of the Practical Playbook, and runners-up will be considered for online publication. Lloyd Michener, […]

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Leadership Opportunities

Interested in Serving on the Veterans Affairs Academic Affiliations Council?

December 6, 2017

PAEA is soliciting candidates who wish to be nominated to serve on the Department of Veterans Affairs National Academic Affiliations Council (NAAC).  The VA’s NAAC, an advisory committee to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Undersecretary for Health, is charged with identifying opportunities for enhancing the traditional partnership between the VA and health professions […]

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Meetings

Apply Now to Present at AAPA 2018

November 29, 2017

Calling all PAs and PA students! It’s time to submit your original research for AAPA 2018, the only national PA conference, which will take place May 19–23 in New Orleans. You can apply to present either a Research in Action Series presentation or an ePoster. More information about this year’s opportunities to present can be found on […]

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