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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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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2017 Don Pedersen Grants Cycle Now Open

April 25, 2017

The PAEA Research Council and the Grants & Scholarship Review Workgroup invite PA faculty to submit proposals to the 2017 Don Pedersen Research Grants Program. The program is intended to foster PA faculty development in the area of research and to encourage research about both PA education and workforce issues. It is not intended to […]

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Webinar: Drug Labeling Information

April 24, 2017

On Tuesday, May 2, at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the FDA’s Division of Drug Information for a webinar on prescription drug labeling. Specifically, the webinar will cover: Types of prescription drug labeling, including patient labeling, carton and container labeling, and the prescribing information Labeling on Drugs@FDA and DailyMed Differences between labeling on Drugs@FDA and DailyMed […]

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Faculty Development

NIH Genomics Course Open to PAs and PA Faculty

April 19, 2017

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is offering its annual Short Course in Genomics again this summer. The course, which is specifically designed for PAs, nurses, and the faculty who educate them, will discuss a variety of genomics-related topics, including genetic testing, incorporating genomics into practice, and teaching genomics. The class will be held […]

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