Category: Faculty Development

Faculty Development

Competencies for Care: Obesity

June 28, 2017

Earlier this month, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) released the Provider Competencies for the Prevention and Management of Obesity, developed by a workgroup of more than 24 organizations, including PAEA. According to the report, more than one-third of US adults have obesity, with care costing as much as $210 billion a year. At the same […]

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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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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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Faculty Development

The OSCE Advantage

February 1, 2017

Objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) are an important component of PA education — and as such, it’s vital to understand the best practices of their design and execution. If they are not done well, they may not be as effective and, as a result, put course and program directors in the position of having to defend […]

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Your Chance to Be a Change Agent

January 18, 2017

The American Medical Association (AMA) is accepting presentation submissions for ChangeMedEd 2017, a “national conference bringing together innovators from medical and health professions education, health systems, and related fields to transform the way future physicians are trained.” The theme of this year’s ChangeMedEd is innovations for the future of medical schools. Presentations can be in […]

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