Alerts

Gov't Relations

Trump Administration Rescinds Previous International Student Guidance

July 15, 2020

Yesterday, the Trump administration announced its intent to withdraw previously issued guidance regarding the legal status of international students with F-1 and M-1 visas in the United States. Had the administration’s policy gone into effect, international students enrolled at U.S. educational institutions that elect to transition to fully online learning for the fall semester in […]

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Funding

Fellowship Opportunity for Doctoral Candidates 

July 15, 2020

Are you enrolled in a doctoral program and working on a dissertation focused on the role of PAs in health care? If so, then you may be eligible to apply for funding support through the PA Foundation’s Breitman-Dorn Research Fellowship. This fellowship, established through a generous donation from Jerald A. Breitman in memory of his […]

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Leadership Opportunities

PAEA Volunteer Opportunities: CASPA Advisory Steering Committee

July 8, 2020

The Association is seeking a diverse group of volunteers to join the newly created CASPA (Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants) Advisory Steering Committee. Available opportunities include one chair and several member positions, with applications for either position due by August 3 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Responsibilities and Expectations The CASPA Advisory Steering Committee will […]

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Research

Faculty-Generated Research Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

July 8, 2020

The PAEA Faculty-Generated Research Grant (FGRG) program is now accepting letters of intent for its 2020–2021 cycle. The overall goals of the FGRG program are to: Promote quality scholarship regarding PA education and the PA field Increase research capacity and collaboration across institutions Encourage the development and training of emerging PA researchers PAEA is seeking […]

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Student Opportunities

Fostering Digital Connections for Students

July 8, 2020

Last month, PAEA hosted two student town halls, enabling PA student voices to come together. We heard vulnerable and emotional testimonies of students’ experiences in their programs, on clinical rotations, and with patients. It is clear that we have work to do in making the educational community a better place for students to learn – […]

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Research

A New Way to Support Faculty Research

July 1, 2020

Due to an increased interest in disseminating surveys via the Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), PAEA has developed a dedicated PLC for Member Research. If you’re interested in supporting independent faculty research efforts, this is the group for you. All program faculty are welcome to join. Likewise, if you have a survey you would like to […]

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Assessment

End of Rotation™ Exams Proctoring Policies Extended 

June 17, 2020

Earlier this year, PAEA temporarily waived proctoring policies for End of Rotation exams due to COVID-19. We are now extending this decision for at least another six months to accommodate programs that continue to require increased flexibility in exam administration due to the pandemic. Given this decision, we will not publish Version 8 of the […]

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