Alerts

Assessment

ExamDriver Holiday Service Schedule

December 19, 2018

As we celebrate the holiday season, PAEA will have no customer service coverage, and will be restricting proctored exams, on the following dates: Monday, December 24 Tuesday, December 25 Monday, December 31 after 12 p.m. ET (Note: ExamDriver will be unavailable after this time.) Tuesday, January 1 You may still schedule unproctored PACKRAT™ exams — […]

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Behind the Scenes

Welcome to Our Newest Colleagues

December 19, 2018

Sonja Vientos, MBA, MHA On October 19, Sonja stepped into the newly created role of senior director, educational programming. In this role, she will oversee and lead part of the Professional and Organizational Development team, responsible for designing and delivering high-quality educational in-person learning experiences for PAEA members (Education Forum, PAEA Workshops, education meetings, etc.). […]

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Gov't Relations

PAEA Response to White House Report on Reforming America’s Health Care System

December 18, 2018

On December 3, the Trump Administration released its “Report on Reforming America’s Healthcare System Through Choice and Competition,” a wide-ranging analysis examining policy barriers to choice and competition in health care markets that recommends steps that may be taken by federal and state actors to address those barriers. PAEA commends the administration’s recognition of the […]

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Funding

NHSC Loan Repayment Program Benefits PAs with MAT Waiver

December 12, 2018

As PA educators across the country prepare students to respond to the national opioid epidemic, PAEA has advocated for the institution of new loan repayment incentives for recent PA graduates to practice in behavioral health capacities. To this end, the recently signed SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act authorized $25 million annually through 2023 to […]

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Assessment

See Comparative Statistics for PACKRAT Version 23

December 12, 2018

PACKRAT™ Version 23 national statistics have been added to cohort and student performance reports. These data, available to faculty users, include national average scores, standard deviations, and percentile statistics — and will be updated weekly as more students take the exam. We wait for 300 administrations to make this announcement to ensure the statistics are […]

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Leadership Opportunities

Fellowship Opportunity: Delivery System Science

December 12, 2018

AcademyHealth is accepting applications for its annual Delivery System Science Fellowship (DSSF). The fellowship, now in its eighth year, was created “to provide hands-on training and professional opportunities for highly qualified researchers with a background in health services research (HSR) or related fields to enhance analytic skills and ultimately increase the capacity of the HSR […]

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