Monthly Archives:January 2019

Behind the Scenes

Welcome to New PAEA Staff

January 30, 2019

Ryan Chitwood Ryan joined PAEA on January 7 as our new research and data analyst. As a member of the Research team, he will be responsible for analyzing data and creating reports on PA applicants, students, faculty, and programs. He comes to PAEA from the University of Georgia, his alma mater, where he worked as […]

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Clinical Training

Attention Postgraduate PAs: Fellowship Opportunities

January 30, 2019

The Mayo Clinic Hospital Internal Medicine PA Fellowship is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 class, and postgraduate PAs are encouraged to apply. Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, offers a one-year post-graduate fellowship in hospital internal medicine over three tracks: traditional hospitalist, critical care medicine, or hematology/oncology. The curriculum contains diverse didactic instruction and […]

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Assessment

Take a Peek at the End of Curriculum Development Process

January 24, 2019

While the PAEA End of Curriculum™ exam is still in development, information on the general process and timeline are available to help faculty understand this new exam and make decisions about adoption for future use at your program. A new webpage on EndofCurriculum.org features a two-minute video describing the rigorous development process from item writing […]

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Awards

Interprofessional Education Award Opportunity

January 24, 2019

Applications are now being accepted for the third annual U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Award, showcasing interprofessional efforts that positively impact community health. Specifically, the award recognizes a team of health professional school-based collaborators working on IPE projects that establish a relationship between interprofessional practice and outcomes (community practice, public health […]

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Education Forum

Call for 2019 Education Forum Proposal Reviewers

January 24, 2019

PAEA is looking for PA educators to serve as session proposal reviewers for the 2019 Education Forum. Reviewers will participate in a blinded peer review of all Forum research and education session proposals. Reviewers should expect to review, score, and provide feedback on proposals, based on their own area(s) of expertise, between March 18 and […]

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Assessment

New Resources for PAEA Assessment Suite of Exams

January 16, 2019

Beginning at the 2018 PAEA Education Forum, and with a subsequent email to program directors last month, we released new resources on the PAEA Assessment Suite of Exams to help programs understand how the forthcoming End of Curriculum™ exam fits with our existing exams (PACKRAT™ and the End of Rotation™ exams). These resources will help […]

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