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 newly vacant director at large position. Constance Goldgar, MS, PA-C, PAEA’s president in 2013, will step into the director at large role previously held by Harry Pomeranz, MSPH, PA-C, who resigned due to competing commitments. Her position on the board becomes […]

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State Authorization in a Nutshell

April 19, 2017

PAEA’s Committee on Clinical Education has developed an issue brief covering the impact that state authorization has on PA education, including important things you need to know for successfully moving forward in this new environment. State authorization has become a hot-button issue in the education sector over the past few years as state authorization requirements have rapidly been […]

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This Week

Elon University Launches Anatomical Gift Program

March 22, 2017

A new anatomical gift program will serve as a valuable resource for Elon University students in the School of Health Sciences, as well as in undergraduate science courses, as they learn about the human body and train to become PAs. The program, headed by Dianne Person, will provide members of the local community and others […]

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Could This Be Your van Gogh Moment?

February 14, 2017

To help commemorate 50 years of the PA profession, the Journal of Physician Assistant Education will be publishing a special anniversary issue in the fall of 2017. Because we would like this issue to stand out from the others — and because we know we have a lot of artistically inclined members — we are […]

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Faculty Development

Ready to Advance Rural Primary Care?

February 8, 2017

PAEA will be well represented at Advancing Rural Primary Care II, a national conference on the effective utilization of PAs, to be held March 23–24 in Omaha, Nebraska. Join other PAs, physicians, administrators, policy makers, researchers, educators, and students to exchange strategies in sustaining primary care in rural and underserved communities through the use of […]

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Leadership Opportunities

Call for Conference Proposal Reviewers

January 27, 2017

PAEA is seeking applications to fill up to 20 positions for conference proposal reviewers, formerly known as Conference Committee members. The role of a reviewer is to participate in the blinded peer-review process for Education Forum session proposals. Reviewers can choose to evaluate posters and proposals that are either (1) original research, which are primarily […]

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PAEA Data in Healthy People 2020 Report

January 25, 2017

Healthy People 2020 has released its mid-term data report, and data from PAEA’s Curriculum Survey was included in the findings. In its Education and Community-Based Programs section, the report states that “between 2010 and 2014, the proportion of physician assistant programs that included course content in environmental health increased (from 53% in 2010 to 63% […]

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