Alerts

Public Health

Learning from Experience: Personal Stories from the Opioid Epidemic

February 19, 2020

Join the Baldwin Wallace University PA program on March 4 for an in-person and live–streamed event: “Learning from Experience: Personal Stories from the Opioid Epidemic.”  Students from Baldwin Wallace’s PA program will be joined by students from other Ohio programs at Case Western Reserve University and Lake Erie College to discuss the devastating effects of opioid and heroin use that continue to impact communities nationwide. PA students routinely receive […]

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Admissions

Join Us for the 2020 PA Virtual Fairs 

February 18, 2020

The 2020 admissions cycle is just around the corner. Do you have a plan for recruiting students and building a high-quality pipeline of future applicants to your program?  If you haven’t already included virtual fairs in your plan and budget, now is the time. This year’s PA virtual fairs take place on April 7 and July 22. Don’t […]

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Behind the Scenes

New Year, New Staff 

February 12, 2020

Recently, PAEA welcomed two new staff members to our team. If you attend any PAEA events this year, you’ll likely have the pleasure of meeting them in person, but until then…   Ashley Bray  Ashley grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, and graduated in 2012 from Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies. Through internships and previous jobs, she has […]

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Gov't Relations

Statement on President Trump’s FY 2021 Budget Request

February 12, 2020

On February 10, the Trump Administration released its funding proposal for fiscal year 2021: “A Budget for America’s Future.” At a time of growing health workforce shortages and rising higher education costs, the draconian cuts proposed by the Administration would pose a significant threat to the ability of PA programs to provide a high-quality education to their students and to serve […]

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Funding

Call for Applications: PA Foundation IMPACT Grants

February 5, 2020

Do you have an innovative idea to improve health in your community? Then apply for a 2020 IMPACT Grant from the PA Foundation. IMPACT Grants provide funding support for patient-focused, community-based health projects that demonstrate an impact on patient health outcomes. For the 2020 application cycle, which is now open, funding will be available for […]

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CASPA

Save the Dates: CASPA Configuration Portal Opening & Informational Webinar

January 29, 2020

The configuration portal for the 2020–21 CASPA application cycle will open on Monday, February 10. The portal allows all participating programs to configure their requirements, settings, and branding for the upcoming cycle. Each program’s primary CASPA contact should receive an email on February 10 with more information. If you don’t receive this email, please email CASPA@PAEAonline.org for […]

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Research

PAEA Announces 2019–20 Don Pedersen Grant Winners

January 29, 2020

PAEA is pleased to announce the investigators whose research projects will be funded by the 2019-2020 Don Pedersen Research Grants program. Winners were selected after careful, blinded peer-review by members of the Grants & Scholarship Review Committee. This year, the awardees are:  Carey Barry, MHS, PA-C, assistant clinical professor at the Northeastern University Physician Assistant program  Chris Gillette, PhD, associate professor of PA Studies at Wake Forest School of Medicine  Sara Lolar, MS, PA-C, assistant professor of PA Studies at Wayne State University Barry will partner with collaborators from the University of […]

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Faculty Development

PAEA Selects Meckel for Prestigious Program

January 15, 2020

Marie Meckel, MPH, PA-C, assistant professor at the Bay Path University PA program, has been selected by PAEA to attend the prestigious Harvard Macy Institute’s Program for Educators in Health Professions.  The program provides “a select group of participants with the knowledge base and skills to enhance their expertise in both conducting an educational project of their own […]

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Behind the Scenes

PAEA Volunteers Lead the Way in 2020

January 15, 2020

Each January, PAEA welcomes its new volunteers into the fold as they begin their first term of service. Our valued volunteers make it possible for us to do the important work that is accomplished each year. We would especially like to recognize the chairs of all of our volunteer groups for answering the call to […]

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