Alerts

Student Opportunities

Coming Soon: 2 PAEA Student Fellowships

April 13, 2016

On Monday, May 9, we’ll begin accepting applications for our two student fellowships: Student Health Policy Fellowship The Student Health Policy Fellowship will bring participants to Washington, D.C., for three days in September 2016. Students will learn from advocacy experts about how to make an impact on legislation, and they’ll gain firsthand experience by meeting […]

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Webinar

Integrating Oral Health & Primary Care Training

April 8, 2016

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will be hosting a presentation on oral health and primary care training as part of its clinical tools webinar series. The event will take place Tuesday, April 12, 2:00–3:00 p.m. ET. Speakers include: Judith Haber, PhD, APRN The Ursula Springer Leadership Professor in Nursing Executive Director, Oral Health Nursing […]

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Interprofessional Education

“Compassion in Practice” Continuing Education Course

March 30, 2016

“Compassion in Practice” will help you develop a sophisticated and deep understanding of the science and art of compassion. The course is designed to equip participants with knowledge and solid skills to practice compassion with patients, families, and colleagues. Keynote speakers will discuss the emotional life of the brain; bridging neuroscience to compassion training; and wellness strategies for […]

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Diversity

RWJF Grants for Early Career Scholars

March 25, 2016

New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming is celebrating its 10th year of supporting research grants and career development opportunities for a network of more than 830 researchers from diverse, underrepresented, and disadvantaged backgrounds. The program aims to expand the diversity of perspectives that inform Robert Wood Johnson Foundation programming and introduce new researchers to the […]

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Jobs

PAEA Seeking Consultant

March 25, 2016

The Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) invites applications for a consultant to provide direct support to colleges or universities desiring to initiate a physician assistant program or enhance their physician assistant program. PAEA’s Chief Policy & Research Officer will oversee this role. This is a part-time contract position and individual should be available a minimum […]

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Webinar

DDI Presentation: The Pregnancy and Lactation Labeling Rule

March 23, 2016

This Division of Drug Information webinar will discuss the rationale for the change in labeling and present an overview of the pregnancy and lactation labeling requirements that will better inform health care professionals when making prescribing decisions and counseling patients using prescription drugs. (The instructional level is intermediate.) The presentation will take place on Thursday, […]

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Assessment

Improving Your End of Rotation™ Exams Experience

March 23, 2016

To simplify the process of purchasing and managing End of RotationTM exams, we have made a few changes in Examdriver, our exam management and delivery system. We think you will like the added flexibility that these changes offer. Instead of buying specific types of End of Rotation exams at the point of purchase, you will […]

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Project Access

Volunteer During AAPA Conference

March 16, 2016

Planning on attending the AAPA Conference this May? PAEA will be organizing visits to some 20 schools in San Antonio to help spread the word about the PA profession to a diverse group of students. If you have a few hours to spare, consider volunteering for this initiative, known as Project Access. Sign up to […]

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Leadership Opportunities

Participate in AAPA Work Group – CLOSED

March 16, 2016

AAPA is recruiting volunteers for its Clinical Preceptor Recognition Program Work Group. They’re revitalizing this recognition program and are looking for input. Volunteers will participate in monthly calls over a six-month period, discussing ideas on how to improve the application process and overall program structure. Find out more.  

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Moves & Milestones

Recent News on PA Programs & Faculty

March 16, 2016

Promotions Jessica Grusnick, PA-C, became the director of Carroll University’s PA program in Waukesha, Wisconsin. She has been with the program since 2014, having previously served as clinical coordinator. Maureen Finney, EdD, PA-C, was named dean of the School of Health Professions at D’Youville College in Buffalo, New  York. She had previously served as chair of the […]

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