Student Opportunities

Scholarships for PA Student Veterans

October 30, 2019

The Veterans Caucus of the AAPA is now accepting scholarship applications for each of their 15 scholarships. Applicants for any of these scholarships must have previous military experience or be a dependent of a veteran and be enrolled in a U.S. PA program. Please encourage your veteran students to visit the Veterans Caucus website to […]

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PACKRAT® Version 24 Available November 2

October 24, 2019

PACKRAT version 24 will be available to start exam administrations on Saturday, November 2. This will be the primary version of the exam that your students take. This updated version ensures that students can assess their knowledge on the most up-to-date standards and medications. One minor change was made to the topic list for this […]

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Beyond Flexner Conference Seeking Abstracts

October 17, 2019

Poster, session, and workshop abstracts are now being accepted for the 2020 Beyond Flexner Conference, which will take place April 20–22 in Phoenix. The themes of this year’s event are:  Championing Equity: programs that teach, model, measure, promote, and reward health equity Diversity Now in Health Professions Education: race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and gender […]

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Webinar: Project Facilitate

October 16, 2019

On Tuesday, October 29, at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the FDA’s Division of Drug Information for a webinar on the FDA Oncology Center of Excellence’s Project Facilitate. Specifically, the webinar will cover: Expanded access and the key requirements for an expanded access request for an individual patient Key responsibilities of the oncology health care provider […]

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Behind the Scenes

PAEA Innovators in Action

October 2, 2019

Thanks to the amazing work of PAEA’s Senior Director, Digital Learning and Culture, Amanda Gunter and Manager of Digital Learning Justine Mitchell, the Digital Learning Hub (DLH) is getting recognition on a national level. Last week, the dynamic duo responsible for transforming PAEA’s digital presence was awarded the EdCast Innovation and Impact Award, honoring organizations […]

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Moves & Milestones

Moves & Milestones: October 2019

October 2, 2019

PAEA Past President William (Bill) Kohlhepp, DHSc, PA-C, has stepped down as dean of the Quinnipiac School of Health Sciences after more than four years in the position. He has returned to the faculty of the program as professor of PA Studies. Kohlhepp joined the Quinnipiac program in 1996 and previously held the position of […]

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New ARC-PA Standards Just Released

September 25, 2019

The 5th edition of the Accreditation Standards for Physician Assistant Education is now available on the ARC-PA website. All faculty were sent a notification from the ARC-PA earlier this week. The new Standards will take effect in September 2020, replacing the 4th edition Standards, which have been in use since 2010.  PAEA thanks the ARC-PA […]

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Oral Health

Oral Health Partner Organization Wins Award

September 18, 2019

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education has recognized the National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health (NIIOH),  a PAEA partner, with the 2019 George E. Thibault Nexus Award, calling the group “a visionary cross-organizational, systems-level partnership that is moving the needle in interprofessional oral health integration across practice and education.” The award committee noted […]

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