Monthly Archives:April 2019

Research

Webinar: Don Pedersen Research Grant

April 24, 2019

PAEA is now accepting applications for the 2019 Don Pederson Research Grant. This is an ideal opportunity for early-career PA faculty to receive up to $7,000 to fund a research project on PA education and/or PA workforce issues. To find out more about this grant, join our interactive webinar on Friday, May 3, at 12:00 p.m. […]

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Faculty Development

Important New Opioid REMS Training Module

April 24, 2019

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), in collaboration with Boston University’s Safer/Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain) program, has launched a new opioid Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) training activity using their adaptive learning technology platform. In response to the opioid epidemic, which claims the lives of more than 115 Americans each […]

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Student Opportunities

Rural PREP Offers Student Research Grant Funding

April 17, 2019

The Collaborative for Rural Primary Care, Research, Education, and Practice (Rural PREP) aims to improve and sustain rural health through community engagement and research in rural primary care health professions education. To that end, they are offering $4,000 grants to encourage research by health professions students pertaining to: Rural primary care Rural population health Rural […]

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Assessment

PACKRAT® Is Here to Stay

April 10, 2019

In a development 23 years in the making, the PACKRAT® name is officially official! Our long-time self-assessment tool has been granted a registered trademark from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This allows us to better protect our rights to PACKRAT as the name of an educational resource should anyone use it in a way […]

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Leadership Opportunities

NCCPA Seeks Physician for Board of Directors

April 10, 2019

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is soliciting applications for a new physician director-at-large position on their Board of Directors. NCCPA is looking for a strategically minded physician who would enjoy volunteering their time and talent to advance PA certification. Desired characteristics of board members include: Knowledge of the PA profession and […]

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