Monthly Archives:June 2015


Community College Approved to Offer MPAS

June 23, 2015

Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) in Lakewood, Colorado, has received the green light to confer a Master of Physician Assistant Studies on graduates of its PA program. The final approval marks the end of a five-year process involving the Colorado legislature, the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education, the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, […]

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Become a Commissioned Corps Officer

June 22, 2015

Overseen by the Surgeon General, the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is a team of more than 6,500 public health professionals who fill important leadership and clinical service roles with the nation’s federal government agencies. During the month of July, the Commissioned Corps will recruit PAs. This opportunity closes quickly once a numerical quota is reached, so those […]

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It’s Survey Time! (You’ll Thank Us Later)

June 15, 2015

Program Survey   Last week, the 2015 Program Survey was sent to all PAEA member program directors. This annual survey, which is mandatory of all member programs, collects important data on programs, faculty, staff, and students. To help program directors complete the 2015 survey, this year you can copy your answers! Previous responses to the 2014 Program […]

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Take a Test Drive on the Public Health Fast Track

June 11, 2015

Want to take part in a novel and interesting experiment? It might even boost your academic career. The National Board of Public Health Examiners is looking for volunteers to participate in a pilot program for the Certified in Public Health exam. They are trying to determine whether the knowledge tested by the CPH exam can be […]

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