The appropriations bill signed by President Trump last week contained some good news for PAs: Despite the threat of deeper cuts, health workforce funding through Titles VII and VIII received only a 0.6 percent cut.
Two bills with the potential to do great things for PA education were introduced in the House of Representatives on March 17. Congressmember Karen Bass, a PA and a former PA educator, introduced the two bills, which include some significant changes from the versions introduced in 2015, based on feedback from Hill staff and the […]
PAEA sent out the following statement today to all members of the Federation of Associations of Schools of the Health Professions, opposing the proposed cuts to health care funding in the Trump Administration’s budget blueprint: March 22, 2017, Washington, DC — President Trump’s America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again proposes devastating cuts […]
Stories have impact. PAEA’s Government Relations Department and Government Relations and External Affairs Council need your help in collecting stories about the challenges you face to acquire supervised clinical practice experiences. Please send us a short (true!) story that typifies your challenges. For example, have graduations been delayed due to lack of qualified rotation sites? […]
On Wednesday, February 10, President Obama released his FY 2017 budget. “The FY 17 President’s budget is a mixed bag for PA education,” said PAEA Chief Policy & Research Officer Tony Miller, MEd, PA-C. “Even though it’s unlikely that Congress will take up any of the President’s initiatives, it is encouraging that PAs and PA […]