Alerts

Awards

Nominations for PAEA Awards Due March 1st

January 6, 2016

PAEA’s annual awards program is now accepting nominations. So Soon? If it seems like it wasn’t too long ago that we held the last nomination cycle, your instincts are correct.  The number of nominations and the Education Forum Awards Luncheon have both continued to grow — moving up the nomination dates allows us to continue making the program […]

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Webinar

MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting Program

January 5, 2016

The next webinar presented by the Division of Drug Information will provide an introduction to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event reporting program. Participants will learn how and why to report adverse events to the MedWatch program, and where to find clinically relevant information from MedWatch. They’ll also have the ability to earn CME credit. The webinar […]

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Webinar

Integrating Behavioral Health Training into Primary Care

January 4, 2016

The Bureau of Health Workforce‘s Division of Medicine and Dentistry will present a free webinar discussing the clinical tools for behavioral health integration on Tuesday, January 19, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. (EST). Featured Guest Speakers: Alexander F. Ross, ScD Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Analysis Health Resources and Services Administration Febe Wallace, MD Director, Primary Care […]

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Faculty Development

Live in the West? Save These Dates

January 4, 2016

The next Western Consortium Meeting will take place June 24-26, in Hillsboro, Oregon. The Pacific University School of Physician Assistant Studies will be hosting the conference, which will have an interprofessional education theme. Presentation and poster proposals will be accepted through March 31. Learn more. Agenda and specific session information will be available after April 15.  

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Publications

2015 Report on PA Programs Released

December 22, 2015

By the Numbers: 30th Report on Physician Assistant Educational Programs in the United States is now available to PAEA members (login required). We’ve updated the look of the report — more graphs and less text make it easier for you to find the data you need. Per usual, the report offers a slew of interesting data […]

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Interprofessional Education

National Faculty Development Training Program

December 21, 2015

The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education will deliver trainings for teams of interprofessional education and practice professionals through the new T3 National Faculty Development Training Program. Six in-person workshops will be offered annually in 2016, 2017, and beyond. – The program aims to strengthen the skills and capabilities of interprofessional education and collaborative practice teams and […]

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Public Health

Present at APHA Annual Meeting & Expo

December 21, 2015

The American Public Health Association is now accepting abstracts for the APHA 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo in Denver, Colorado, October 29 – November 2. The theme of the meeting is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health.” Authors are encouraged to submit abstracts on the theme and current and emerging public health […]

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Research

2 New Student Surveys Announced

December 16, 2015

For three years, our Research team has surveyed matriculating students to discover who they are, why they chose the PA profession, and where they see themselves in the future. In 2016, we’ll be stepping up our efforts to better understand the experiences of PA students through the entirety of their program — from matriculation to graduation. […]

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