PA programs received some good news this week from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as CMS released a final rule that will allow preceptors of PA students to receive practice improvement credit towards Medicare Part B reimbursement.
Hurricanes Irma and Maria recently battered the U.S. Virgin Islands, including Barry University’s St. Croix PA program. Now, their 70 displaced students are seeking new locations for clinical rotations closer to their family and friends who are helping them in the aftermath. Starting on November 13 and continuing through next year, rotations are needed in […]
Applications for the 2017-2018 Mayo Clinic Hospital Internal Medicine PA Fellowship are now being accepted. Three PAs will be selected to participate in the fellowship, which will take place at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix starting in September. Selected students will choose between three clinical tracks for the one-year program: traditional hospitalist, critical care medicine, and […]
Serving as a role model to future PAs is a noble endeavor that many clinicians aspire to — but are often hesitant to take on due to the time and energy involved. That’s why our Committee on Clinical Education has created a set of “One-Pagers for Preceptors” to help streamline and enhance this essential experience. […]
It’s no secret that there is a shortage of high-caliber clinical preceptors, and as the PA profession grows, so does the need for licensed health professionals to serve as preceptors. Clinical preceptors play a key role in training each new generation of PAs to become competent health care providers. While precepting is often rewarding, it […]