Alerts

Moves & Milestones

Bradley-Guidry Receives UNTHSC President’s Award

June 18, 2019

Congratulations to Carolyn Bradley-Guidry, DrPH, PA-C, for receiving the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) President’s Award for Scholarly Excellence with emphasis on academic achievement. Having recently earned a Doctor of Public Health degree from UNTHSC School of Public Health, during the commencement ceremony, Bradley-Guidry was presented with the President’s Award, the institution’s […]

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Assessment

Watch the PAEA End of Curriculum™ Exam Open House Video

June 12, 2019

Following the successful series of open house webinars, the Assessment Team has created a video to introduce the End of Curriculum exam. This 11-minute video features basic information on the exam’s purpose, scoring, timeline, and price. During the three webinars, 117 registrants from 89 programs participated, asking questions that will inform future educational materials. If […]

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Funding

New Federal Funding Opportunities Available from HRSA and SAMHSA

June 5, 2019

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) have recently announced new funding opportunities focusing on loan repayment and substance use disorder curricula. HRSA’s Faculty Loan Repayment Program is intended to address faculty shortages in health professions education, including at PA programs. Eligible applicants must be […]

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Admissions

Admissions Staff Training Opportunity Available

June 5, 2019

PAEA’s CASPA partner, Liaison International, is hosting the Liaison User Conference on June 27–28 in Boston. This is an excellent opportunity for members of the admission community to learn about best practices in WebAdMIT and a variety of recruitment tools. By attending this two-day conference, admissions staff will be able to participate in training sessions […]

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Admissions

Webinar: PA Virtual Fair Tips & Tricks

June 5, 2019

Want to know how to engage prospective students at the PA Virtual Fair? Register for the informational webinar on June 17 to learn more! On June 17 at 12:00 p.m. ET, join PAEA and CareerEco for a webinar about the July 24 PA Virtual Fair. The presentation will include strategies for engaging prospective students, tips […]

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Assessment

New Case Studies Model End of Rotation Exam Grading

June 5, 2019

As we continue learning more about how programs use scale scores for the End of Rotation™ exams, two additional programs have provided their methodology for transforming scores into grades in our ongoing collection of case studies. These case studies, which were provided by program clinical directors, explain options based on their program’s grading requirements – […]

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Leadership Opportunities

NCCPA Health Foundation Seeks Board Members

May 30, 2019

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Health Foundation is soliciting applications for a physician (MD or DO) member and a public member of their Board of Directors. Selected candidates will begin a three-year term on January 1, 2020. Board members should expect three in-person meetings each year and conference calls in between […]

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Education Forum

2019 Education Forum Registration Coming Soon

May 15, 2019

Mark your calendars and get ready — registration for the 2019 PAEA Education Forum and Fall Workshops will open in the next few weeks. The Forum will take place at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC, on October 10–12, immediately followed by the Fall Workshops on October 13–15. New this year, we’ve added […]

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Meetings

Find PAEA at the AAPA Conference

May 15, 2019

Several PAEA staff members will be in attendance at the AAPA Conference later this week. If you’re also heading to Denver, please take note of the sessions and research posters below. And don’t forget to say hi to John Lopes and Catherine Majewski at booth 612 in the Exhibit Hall where you can get up-to-date […]

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Research

Apply Now for the Gift of (Research) Time

May 7, 2019

Calling all researchers! PAEA invites PA faculty to apply for the AAPA-PAEA Research Fellowship. The deadline to apply is 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET on Wednesday, July 10. The goal of this fellowship is to build the research capacity of PAs and PA faculty and develop leaders to represent, advance, and elevate PAs in health professions […]

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