Alerts

Assessment

End of Rotation Exams Version 7 Coming Soon

June 19, 2019

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this article listed an incorrect publication date. The article has been corrected. On July 17, the first administrations of Version 7 of PAEA’s End of Rotation™ exams will take place. While Version 7 will not have any significant updates, including to the blueprints or topic lists, it will continue […]

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Research

Promoting Smiles

June 18, 2019

Smiles for Life, a national oral health curriculum, is pleased to announce the offering of annual awards to support publication or presentation of research in a scholarly format. The Smiles for Life (SFL) curriculum was created in 2005 to address a lack of oral health curricula available for primary care and other non-dental health care […]

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Moves & Milestones

Bradley-Guidry Receives UNTHSC President’s Award

June 18, 2019

Congratulations to Carolyn Bradley-Guidry, DrPH, PA-C, for receiving the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) President’s Award for Scholarly Excellence with emphasis on academic achievement. Having recently earned a Doctor of Public Health degree from UNTHSC School of Public Health, during the commencement ceremony, Bradley-Guidry was presented with the President’s Award, the institution’s […]

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Assessment

Watch the PAEA End of Curriculum™ Exam Open House Video

June 12, 2019

Following the successful series of open house webinars, the Assessment Team has created a video to introduce the End of Curriculum exam. This 11-minute video features basic information on the exam’s purpose, scoring, timeline, and price. During the three webinars, 117 registrants from 89 programs participated, asking questions that will inform future educational materials. If […]

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Funding

New Federal Funding Opportunities Available from HRSA and SAMHSA

June 5, 2019

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) have recently announced new funding opportunities focusing on loan repayment and substance use disorder curricula. HRSA’s Faculty Loan Repayment Program is intended to address faculty shortages in health professions education, including at PA programs. Eligible applicants must be […]

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Admissions

Admissions Staff Training Opportunity Available

June 5, 2019

PAEA’s CASPA partner, Liaison International, is hosting the Liaison User Conference on June 27–28 in Boston. This is an excellent opportunity for members of the admission community to learn about best practices in WebAdMIT and a variety of recruitment tools. By attending this two-day conference, admissions staff will be able to participate in training sessions […]

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Admissions

Webinar: PA Virtual Fair Tips & Tricks

June 5, 2019

Want to know how to engage prospective students at the PA Virtual Fair? Register for the informational webinar on June 17 to learn more! On June 17 at 12:00 p.m. ET, join PAEA and CareerEco for a webinar about the July 24 PA Virtual Fair. The presentation will include strategies for engaging prospective students, tips […]

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Assessment

New Case Studies Model End of Rotation Exam Grading

June 5, 2019

As we continue learning more about how programs use scale scores for the End of Rotation™ exams, two additional programs have provided their methodology for transforming scores into grades in our ongoing collection of case studies. These case studies, which were provided by program clinical directors, explain options based on their program’s grading requirements – […]

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Webinar

Webinar: Orphan Product Development

May 30, 2019

On Tuesday, June 18, at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the FDA’s Division of Drug Information for a webinar on topics related to orphan product development. Specifically, the webinar will cover: The history of the Office of Orphan Products Development (OOPD) The Orphan Product Act Core programs within OOPD This free session will be presented by […]

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Leadership Opportunities

NCCPA Health Foundation Seeks Board Members

May 30, 2019

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Health Foundation is soliciting applications for a physician (MD or DO) member and a public member of their Board of Directors. Selected candidates will begin a three-year term on January 1, 2020. Board members should expect three in-person meetings each year and conference calls in between […]

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