Alerts

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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Accreditation

Deadline for Standards Feedback Rapidly Approaching

December 5, 2018

The December 15 deadline to submit comments to the ARC-PA is coming up fast. To submit your comments to the ARC-PA, please first review the draft 5th edition of the Standards, and then send your comments to standardsfeedback@arc-pa.org. All faculty are encouraged to provide feedback to the ARC-PA and to also copy PAEA at standardsfeedback@PAEAonline.org. […]

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Funding

Grant Opportunity: Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care

December 5, 2018

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has released a Notice of Funding Opportunity for a grant competition under the Primary Care Training and Enhancement (PCTE): Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care Program (IBHPC). The purpose of the PCTE: IBHPC program is “to fund innovative training programs that integrate behavioral health care into primary care, […]

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Webinar

Biosimilar and Interchangeable Products in the U.S.

December 5, 2018

On Monday, December 10, at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the FDA’s Division of Drug Information for a webinar on biosimilar and interchangeable products and the approval process in the U.S. Specifically, the webinar will cover: The difference between biosimilar and interchangeable products and how they are prescribed/dispensed General components of the labeling for biosimilar products […]

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Research

Apply Now for Health Policy Scholars Program

December 5, 2018

A year-long joint program of AcademyHealth and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is offering researchers access to restricted NCHS and federal data for their research projects. This is a great opportunity for PA educators/researchers. According to the sponsors, “The program is designed to encourage the use of NCHS data systems and programs by […]

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Webinar

An Award-Winning Response to the Opioid Epidemic

December 5, 2018

Join the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) on Thursday, December 13, at 2:00 p.m. ET for a free webinar on East Tennessee State University’s award-winning multidisciplinary opioid program. Specifically, the webinar will cover: The key structure of the innovative IPE project “East Tennessee State University Responds to the Opioid Epidemic Through Interprofessional Education, Community Engagement, Research, […]

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Webinar

Free SCOPE of Pain Webinar in December

November 28, 2018

On December 14 or 15, join the FDA for a free webinar on pain management as it relates to the opioid epidemic. One of the leading factors contributing to the rising incidence of opioid use disorder on a national scale is the excessive prescribing of opioid pain relievers to treat patients with chronic pain conditions. […]

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