Alerts

Faculty Development

PAs Now Eligible for Genomics Course

May 3, 2016

For the first time, PAs — and those who educate them — will be included in the Genomics course. The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is offering the Short Course in Genomics, August 1-3, 2016. This is a unique opportunity for PAs to learn genomics content and educational genomics resources. In addition, and perhaps even more importantly from the […]

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Leadership Opportunities

ARC-PA Announces Call for Public Commissioner – CLOSED

May 2, 2016

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) seeks applicants via nominations, by others or self-declared, for a commissioner position on the ARC-PA. The public commissioner serves as a consumer advocate, representing the public interest in relation to the accreditation of PA programs. The public commissioner is required to attend the semi-annual (March and September) meetings […]

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Research

AAFP Global Health Workshop

April 28, 2016

The American Academy of Family Physicians Global Health Workshop has a diverse call for abstracts, including lectures on global health topics, research in global health, local global health, and expansion of Family Medicine as a discipline. Submissions are due May 15! Types of Sessions: Teaching Global Health Lecture Series Global Expansion of Family Medicine Reflections in […]

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Research

Breitman-Dorn Fellowship for Doctoral Candidates

April 28, 2016

Are you working on a dissertation focused on PAs or the PA profession? The PA Foundation’s Breitman-Dorn Research Fellowship recognizes and supports doctoral candidates who are making a contribution to research on the PA profession or the influence of PAs on medical care. The applicant’s research must address the role or contributions of PAs in health […]

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Faculty Development

Clinicians for the Underserved Conference Agenda

April 28, 2016

The Association of Clinicians for the Underserved has now posted the agenda for the 2016 Annual Conference, and it includes a great list of workshops on key issues facing safety net providers, such as: Recruitment and Retention Health IT Addressing the Social Determinants of Health and many others! There are also sessions focused on medical care, dental […]

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Research

Don Pedersen Grants for Research

April 20, 2016

The 2016 cycle of the Don Pedersen Research Grants Program opens May 1st. The program, which is administered by the PAEA Research Council, awards up to $7,000. The program encourages research among PA faculty and aims to advance knowledge of PA education and workforce issues. Research questions should aim to advance the PAEA Strategic Plan. […]

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Oral Health

Smiles for Life Offers New Award

April 19, 2016

Smiles for Life, a national oral health curriculum, has created a new award to support the publication or presentation of research in a scholarly format. The Smiles for Life Curriculum was created in 2005 to address a lack of oral health curricula available for primary care and other non-dental health care providers. Health care professionals of […]

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