Alerts

Resources

A World of Resources About International Rotations

March 23, 2016

Are you interested in establishing international experiences for your students? Not sure where to begin? ¡No problemo! The PAEA International Clinical Rotations Subcommittee has created a list of useful resources to assist programs with developing new international rotation opportunities or enhancing current ones. The more than 30 documents include scholarly works, PowerPoint slide decks, guidelines, and sample forms. Learn more.  

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Project Access

Volunteer During AAPA Conference

March 16, 2016

Planning on attending the AAPA Conference this May? PAEA will be organizing visits to some 20 schools in San Antonio to help spread the word about the PA profession to a diverse group of students. If you have a few hours to spare, consider volunteering for this initiative, known as Project Access. Sign up to […]

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Leadership Opportunities

Participate in AAPA Work Group – CLOSED

March 16, 2016

AAPA is recruiting volunteers for its Clinical Preceptor Recognition Program Work Group. They’re revitalizing this recognition program and are looking for input. Volunteers will participate in monthly calls over a six-month period, discussing ideas on how to improve the application process and overall program structure. Find out more.  

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Moves & Milestones

Recent News on PA Programs & Faculty

March 16, 2016

Promotions Jessica Grusnick, PA-C, became the director of Carroll University’s PA program in Waukesha, Wisconsin. She has been with the program since 2014, having previously served as clinical coordinator. Maureen Finney, EdD, PA-C, was named dean of the School of Health Professions at D’Youville College in Buffalo, New  York. She had previously served as chair of the […]

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Oral Health

Video: PAs and Oral Health

March 15, 2016

Ready to feel inspired? The nccPA Health Foundation recently released a documentary-style video that stresses the importance of oral health and encourages PAs to volunteer in their communities. Watch Joining the Fight for Oral Health: Promoting Health Equity. 

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Interprofessional Education

RWJF Change Leadership Programs

March 10, 2016

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s new change leadership programs — designed to extend the influence and impact of leaders working to build a culture of health — are now accepting applications. This is a revolutionary new leadership opportunity, providing participants with leadership training; advanced curriculum in health policy, community engagement, health equity and other topics; interdisciplinary collaboration, […]

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Interprofessional Education

Student “Hotspotting” Learning Collaborative

March 10, 2016

For the third year, the Interprofessional Student Hotspotting Learning Collaborative will give students the opportunity to learn how to identify patients with multiple complex health conditions who are high-utilizers of care. Presented by the American Association of Medical Colleges, the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, and Primary Care Progress, the six-month project will enable participants […]

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Publications

JAMA Looking for Medical Education Articles

March 9, 2016

The Journal of the American Medical Association is now accepting submissions for its December 2016 medical education theme issue. Authors are invited to submit manuscripts related to all aspects of the educational process. Original research papers, systematic reviews, and scholarly viewpoints addressing medical education, including randomized trials, high-quality observational studies, evidence-based reviews, and presentation of […]

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