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2016 Program and Curriculum Surveys Now Out

June 1, 2016

Summer time is survey time at PAEA! The 2016 Program and Didactic Curriculum Surveys, including survey information and links, were sent to all program directors via email on June 8. The Program Survey is the most comprehensive of PAEA’s surveys, gathering data on programs’ budgets, personnel, students, and graduates. Data from the Program Survey are published by […]

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2015 Matriculating Student Survey Published

May 18, 2016

PAEA has just released an updated research publication: By The Numbers: 2015 Matriculating Student Survey The 2015 Matriculating Student Survey collects information from entering PA students on demographics, academic and employment background, factors related to choice of the PA profession and program, educational debt, intended specialty and practice environment, and student health and well-being. This report features side-by-side comparisons […]

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2016 Don Pedersen Grants Cycle Now Open

May 3, 2016

The PAEA Research Council invites PA faculty to submit proposals for the 2016 Don Pedersen Research Grants Program. The program’s objectives are to promote the development of research skills among PA faculty and to advance knowledge of PA education and workforce issues. Grantees are eligible for awards up to $7,000 and principal investigators will be honored at the […]

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AAFP Global Health Workshop

April 28, 2016

The American Academy of Family Physicians Global Health Workshop has a diverse call for abstracts, including lectures on global health topics, research in global health, local global health, and expansion of Family Medicine as a discipline. Submissions are due May 15! Types of Sessions: Teaching Global Health Lecture Series Global Expansion of Family Medicine Reflections in […]

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Breitman-Dorn Fellowship for Doctoral Candidates

April 28, 2016

Are you working on a dissertation focused on PAs or the PA profession? The PA Foundation’s Breitman-Dorn Research Fellowship recognizes and supports doctoral candidates who are making a contribution to research on the PA profession or the influence of PAs on medical care. The applicant’s research must address the role or contributions of PAs in health […]

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Veteran PA Educator Joins PAEA for the Summer

April 28, 2016

As part of a 6-month sabbatical, Lisa Mustone Alexander, EdD, MPH, PA-C, a long-time faculty member at the George Washington University PA program, has been appointed as a research fellow at PAEA. During her 4-month stint with the Association, she will be working with the staff to identify factors that influence matriculation of under-represented minorities […]

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Don Pedersen Grants for Research

April 20, 2016

The 2016 cycle of the Don Pedersen Research Grants Program opens May 1st. The program, which is administered by the PAEA Research Council, awards up to $7,000. The program encourages research among PA faculty and aims to advance knowledge of PA education and workforce issues. Research questions should aim to advance the PAEA Strategic Plan. […]

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How Do You Compare to Faculty Nationwide?

February 24, 2016

For our annual PA Program Faculty and Directors Survey, we crunch numbers on everything from demographics and job satisfaction to past employment and current salary. We’ve just released the 2015 report, available to members only. Among our findings: Over 58% of faculty provide some type of volunteer services. (Table 48) – Nearly 50% of all faculty […]

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