Alerts

Assessment

PAEA Assessment Alert: Avoid Scheduling Exams on Weekends

April 15, 2020

The PAEA Assessment Team is asking programs to schedule exams on weekdays — not weekends. With more programs holding exams online and needing support, this will help ensure that programs have the support they need during testing. We strongly recommend programs review their current exam schedule and move weekend exams to a weekday. Instructions to […]

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Webinar

‘The PA Will See You Now’ — On Camera

April 15, 2020

As PA programs transition to more online classes, and opportunities for telemedicine present themselves for student engagement, PAEA would like to provide our member programs with tangible support for their students. Additionally, we know that over the course of their clinical careers, our PA graduates will likely participate in telemedicine activities in some capacity — […]

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Faculty Development

Leadership & Self-Care in the Age of COVID-19

April 8, 2020

Leadership is critical, especially today, as we grapple with COVID-19 and the rapidly changing landscape of our profession and our world. PAEA believes that all PA educators are leaders — and, as leaders, are always making decisions that best support our students and programs. In these turbulent times, we are left with unanticipated decisions to […]

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Student Opportunities

Student Scholarship Opportunity from the VA

April 8, 2020

The Department of Veterans Affairs is offering financial assistance to students working toward a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies degree in exchange for two years of service at a VA health care facility following graduation and licensure/certification. To qualify, students must: Be unconditionally accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a program of […]

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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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