Alerts

CASPA

New Committee to Advise on CASPA  Issues 

September 22, 2020

Admissions policies and concerns are constantly changing within higher education and the PA profession. To ensure that PAEA continues to provide our members with the appropriate tools and resources needed to adequately attract, select, and matriculate those who will successfully complete their PA education, PAEA is proud to announce the creation of the CASPA Advisory Steering Committee.   PAEA’s CASPA team will begin working with […]

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Webinar

Webinar: An Overview of Expanding Access to Naloxone

September 16, 2020

On Tuesday, September 29, at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the FDA’s Division of Drug Information for a webinar to discuss the FDA’s work on increasing access to naloxone for opioid overdose.  Specifically, the webinar will cover:  What naloxone is, how it works, and the availability of products for treatment of acute opioid overdose  Steps the […]

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Leadership Opportunities

PAEA Seeks ARC-PA Commissioner Candidates

September 2, 2020

Are you a leader in PA education who is looking to have an impact on education at the national level? PAEA is seeking qualified nominees to advance to the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) for an open commissioner position.   Service as an ARC-PA commissioner provides PA educators with the opportunity […]

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Gov't Relations

Trump Administration Extends Federal Student Loan Payment, Interest Accrual Suspensions

September 2, 2020

The Department of Education announced the implementation of President Trump’s recent memorandum ordering the suspension of payments and interest accrual on federally held student loans through December 31. The extension of this suspension builds upon both the legislative mandate in the CARES Act and prior administrative orders to suspend payments and interest accrual on federally […]

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Student Leadership

Congratulations to Our 2020 Future Educator Fellows

September 2, 2020

We would like to extend a warm welcome to this year’s 15 Future Educator Fellows, who will be attending the Education Forum. The Future Educator Fellowship is designed to explore foundations in teaching, expose students to the current educational environment, and expand professional development and leadership opportunities. Participants will attend a kick-off session prior to […]

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Moves & Milestones

Moves & Milestones: August 2020 Edition

August 26, 2020

PAEA Past President William (Bill) Kohlhepp, DHSc, PA-C, has retired from full-time teaching at the Quinnipiac University PA program after almost 25 years at the university. He was awarded Professor Emeritus status upon his retirement.   Dr. Kohlhepp will continue as part-time faculty in the PA program and as an advisor to Quinnipiac undergraduate students […]

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Public Health

Second Cohort of PRAC-ED-PA Pilot Programs Selected

August 26, 2020

PAEA is proud to announce the second cohort of PA programs selected to administer the pilot version of the Expansion of Practitioner Education — PA (PRAC-ED-PA) substance use disorder (SUD) curriculum. The following 10 programs, selected via a competitive process in which 48 applications were submitted, will administer the PRAC-ED-PA curriculum to their students over […]

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