Alerts

Faculty Development

Smiles for Life Offers Free CME

April 1, 2020

Smiles for Life is a comprehensive, free online oral health curriculum, specifically designed for students and providers who practice in primary care and other health care specialties. The curriculum includes eight 60-minute modules that can be completed online: Relationship of Oral and Systemic Health Child Oral Health Adult Oral Health Geriatric Oral Health Acute Dental […]

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Faculty Development

Update on Program Directors 101

April 1, 2020

Due to increasing concerns around the spread of the coronavirus and our responsibility to ensure the health and safety of our members and staff, the Association’s leadership has decided to cancel the in-person Program Directors 101 Workshop that was scheduled to be held in Alexandria, Virginia, on June 23–27. Instead, Program Directors 101 will be […]

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Funding

Call for Don Pedersen Research Grant Applications

April 1, 2020

We are now accepting applications for the 2020 PAEA Don Pederson Research Grants Program. This program is the ideal opportunity for early-career PA faculty to foster their skills in the area of research. Grants of up to $7,000 each may be awarded, with a total possible allotment of $21,000. While proposals from all eligible applicants […]

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Faculty Development

PCSS CME Opportunities

March 25, 2020

The Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS) is offering several free CME opportunities, available on demand. The Connection Between Mental Health and Opioid Use Disorder This webinar, conducted in January, sheds light on the relationship between mental health disorders and opioid use disorders, as well as how this relationship impacts the treatment of both. (1 AAPA […]

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Moves & Milestones

Moves & Milestones

March 25, 2020

The University of Texas Southwestern has established the P. Eugene Jones Professorship in Physician Assistant Studies, named for Gene Jones, PhD, PA-C, a PAEA past president and longtime chair of the UT Southwestern Department of PA Studies. Jones also served as editor in chief of the Journal of Physician Assistant Education for eight years and […]

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Resources

Free Aquifer Access for PA Schools

March 25, 2020

In an effort to support institutions and students in this time of critical need, Aquifer is extending their offer of free access to 146 Aquifer signature cases, plus WISE-MD and WISE-OnCall. This offer is available to all North American medical schools and PA programs — including both subscribers and non-subscribers — through June 30.   The majority of U.S. medical schools subscribe to Aquifer’s clinical courses, […]

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Assessment

PAEA Assessments During the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 18, 2020

UPDATED March 25, 2020 In this unprecedented time, we are sensitive to the many demands on PA programs. We appreciate the hard work of those programs that have been able to comply with PAEA’s proctoring policies, but we realize that it is increasingly difficult in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Below we identify important policy […]

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Moves & Milestones

Moves & Milestones: Maryland Edition

March 11, 2020

The Anne Arundel Community College (AACC)/University of Maryland Baltimore Collaborative Physician Assistant Program is proud to announce its change of sponsorship to the University of Maryland Baltimore. Under the leadership of Cheri Hendrix, DHEd, MSBME, PA-C,  the program is excited to share this significant update with our PA educator colleagues as the program continues to grow and evolve. […]

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Trending

Tired

March 11, 2020

We are all tired.  It’s so close to impossible to make a PA program superb — that most don’t even try.  Yet we do.  We show up constantly — we step up when needed, we do more when there’s no one else to do it, and we all keep our families, “the rest of our life,” together in the process.  […]

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Behind the Scenes

PAEA’s New Privacy Policy

March 4, 2020

At PAEA, we take the privacy of our members and their data very seriously. That’s why we are constantly working to ensure the security and privacy of the information we collect. To align our Privacy Policy with the evolving best practices in data security, including the rules of the new European Union General Data Protection […]

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