Monthly Archives:November 2016


Call for AAPA 2017 ePosters

November 30, 2016

AAPA is now accepting applications from PAs, PA educators, and PA students for their 2017 ePoster Session. From case studies and clinical research to education and outreach innovations, this is your chance to showcase your innovative original research at AAPA 2017, to be held in Las Vegas on May 15­­–19. Accepted ePosters will be displayed onsite […]

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Webinar: Understanding Abuse Deterrent Opioids

November 29, 2016

On Thursday, December 8, at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the FDA’s Division of Drug Information for a webinar on abuse deterrent opioids. This is an important issue for health care providers, as they are often on the front lines in battling the current opioid epidemic. The webinar will cover: Properties of abuse deterrent opioids FDA’s […]

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Student Opportunities

Scholars Program Open to PA Students

November 22, 2016

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research is once again accepting applications for the Paul Ambrose Scholars Program, and graduate PA students are encouraged to apply. Since 2002, this well-known program has been encouraging and inspiring tomorrow’s leaders in the health professions. Over a one-year period, scholars will complete a community-based project that addresses health […]

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ExamDriver Closed for the Holidays

November 16, 2016

As we celebrate the holiday season, PAEA will be restricting access to proctored exams on the following dates: December 26–27 January 2 You may still schedule unproctored PACKRAT™ exams for these days — as well as purchase and schedule exams — but customer support services will not be available to assist with any issues that […]

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Moves & Milestones

Moves & Milestones: November 2016

November 9, 2016

Two PA Educators Appointed to Federal Advisory Committee Patricia McKelvey Dieter, MPA, PA-C, and Vicki Chan-Padgett, MPAS, PA-C, have been appointed by Health & Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell to the Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD). Dieter is a professor and PA division chief in the Department of Community […]

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Student Opportunities

Encourage Your Students to Become PCLP Scholars

November 7, 2016

After skipping a year of accepting PA students, the Primary Care Leadership Program (PCLP) is again open to PAs-to-be! PCLP is a scholarship program for medical, nursing, and PA students that focuses on primary care, leadership, and community health centers (CHCs). Each Scholar will receive $5,000 toward travel, living expenses, and lodging during the program, which […]

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